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Assistantship Clearinghouse

The Assistantship Clearinghouse lists assistantships available to graduate students at the University of Illinois. Please note that most assistantships are awarded by academic departments directly to their own students. This clearinghouse lists positions for which departments or other campus units seek additional applicants. Because posting change, please check frequently.

Units wishing to post available assistantships may use the online form.

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Beckwith Residential Support Services Disability Liaison

Beckwith Residential Support Services Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship – 50%

Assist Beckwith Residential Support Services (BRSS) in administering, educating, and maintaining life activity management and personal assistant services for residents with significant physical disabilities admitted to BRSS: Serve on-duty functions during regularly assigned evening and weekend...

Professional Graduate Assistant for University Apartments

Family & Graduate Housing Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship – 50

PRIMARY FUNCTION SUMMARY: The Professional Graduate Assistant for Family & Graduate Housing is responsible for providing support and assistance to residents residing in the apartment community and providing programs to support families and non-student residents utilizing the residential...

Lead Supervisor

Siebel Center for Design Graduate Assistantship – 50

The Lead Supervisor will oversee the open hours staff in The Shop at SCD helping to maintain a clean, efficient, safe, and welcoming work environment.  This will involve scheduling and providing performance feedback to the supervisors, technicians, attendants, and volunteers at The Shop....

LAS Honors Teaching Assistant, Liberal Arts & Sciences

LAS Honors Teaching Assistantship – 50%

DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Honors program announces the search for a 50% FTE (20 hour weekly) graduate teaching assistant (TA) to assist in the instructional needs of the LAS James Scholar Honors program. The LAS Honors program provides a first-year...

Career Services Paraprofessional Graduate Assistantship

The Career Center Graduate Assistantship – 50%

The CSP Graduate Assistant holds career advising and administration responsibilities for The Career Center (TCC). In addition to co-supervision and administrative duties related to training, mentoring, and evaluating a team of 15-20 undergraduate Career Services Paraprofessionals in conjunction...


Technology Entrepreneur Center Teaching Assistantship – 50

This position will support the TE440 (Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship) class required of all Engineering City Scholars, which is a program that brings Grainger College of Engineering students to Chicago for a semester-long internship program.   Job Responsibilities: • Assist with...

LAS First-Year Experience Teaching Assistantship College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of LAS First-Year Experience Program Teaching Assistantship – 50% appointment for tuition waiver eligible applicants (Master’s students in a College of LAS program or Doctoral students in the College of LAS or College of Education program preferred).

Responsibilities:  LAS FYE Teaching Assistants will: Have the following teaching responsibilities: In Fall 2023, teach one section of LAS 399 Leadership and Professional Development, a 16-week, 2-credit course in which LAS Interns are enrolled. Classes are held on Mondays. The teaching role...

Graduate Assistant for Career Planning and Campus Outreach

The Career Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship – 50%

The Graduate Assistant(s) coordinate and present career planning workshops and assist with campus outreach programs and events throughout the academic year. Duties: Coordinate and facilitate career planning workshops throughout the academic year Design, promote, and present workshops and programs...

Pre-Professional Graduate Assistant for International Student Career Development

The Career Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship – 25%

Position The Pre-Professional Graduate Assistant for International Student Career Development will work with the Assistant Director at The Career Center to support and further international student career development through direct training and mentoring of international students. This position...

Graduate Research Assistantship (Ph.D.)

Illinois Natural History Survey Research Assistantship – 50%

A Ph.D. Graduate Student Assistantship is available at the University of Illinois to conduct research evaluating shovelnose sturgeon metapopulation dynamics (population estimates, movement, survival, and growth) at strategic locations in the Rock River near Erie/Moline, Illinois and connected...

Graduate Research Assistantship in Aquatic Ecology (Ph.D.)

Illinois Natural History Survey Research Assistantship – 50%

The Illinois Natural History Survey (a division of the Prairie Research Institute of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D.). In collaboration with researchers from Purdue University and the Shedd Aquarium, we are developing hydroacoustic array...

Teaching Assistantships - 2023-2024 academic year

Department of Latina/Latino Studies Teaching Assistantship – 25% & 50%

The Department of Latina/Latino Studies is seeking: One teaching assistant at the 25% level to assist in grading LLS 242: Intro to Latina/o Literature for Spring 2024. Two teaching assistants at the 50% level to teach 2 discussion sections each of LLS 100: Intro Latina/o Studies for Fall 2023. Two...

Urban History Research Assistantship

Personal Research Funding Research Assistantship – 25%

Will assist the author with the following activities: 1. Carry out archival research. 2. Carry out library research, including periodicals, journals, and books. 3. Present summarized bibliographies and other forms of literature review. 4. Help edit manuscripts for submittal:mostly spelling, flow/...