Student Life Graduate Assistantship Search

<span>Student Life Graduate <span>Assistantships</span></span>

GA Graduate Class 2013The Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Leadership with a specialization in Student Affairs prepares students for leadership careers in all areas of higher education student affairs.

A diversified fieldwork program provides practical application for concepts learned in the classroom in a variety of student life and related departments at Pacific and surrounding colleges and universities. Our graduates report more rapid career advancement as a result of the experience and skills gained in the program.

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Available Graduate Assistantships

Each year, the Division of Student Life provides Graduate Assistantships and Internship opportunities for students enrolled in the M.A. in Educational Administration and Leadership with Student Affairs Emphasis. At this time we are collecting general interest applications for individuals interested in any Assistantships or Internships that might be available through the Division of Student Life.  As Assistantships or Internship opportunities are made available we will notify all individuals who have applied to fill out a supplemental application form noting which opportunities they are interested in seeking. 

NOTE: As the academic year progresses, there may be additional opportunities that become available. If you apply before an Assistantship/Internship is made available, we will contact you to inform you of the additional opportunity.

Required Documents

To fully apply for a Graduate Assistantship or Internship opportunities, please ensure you have the following:

  • Completed the General Graduate Assistantship Application - this informs the search committee of your interest in seeking an Assistantship or Internship within Student Life.
  • Submit your resume and three references via email to
  • Apply for the program through Graduate Studies. (please note - application for the graduate program and for Assistantship/Internship opportunities are separate processes)


February 1: Priority Application Deadline*
February 15-26: Phone Interviews
March 1: Applications to the graduate program due from all candidates
March 9: On-Campus Interview offers sent via email
March 20-22: On-Campus Interviews
Week of March 28: Assistantship/Internship offers will be extended

* Applications will be accepted and will be reviewed until all positions are filled.

NOTE: This process is for the Graduate Assistantships and Internships only. You must still complete the process of applying for the Student Affairs program.

Contact Information

General inquires about Assistantships/Internships can be sent via email to

General inquires about the Student Affairs program can directed to Dr. Delores McNair, Program Director.

Student Life
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Phone: (209) 946-2365

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