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Graduate Assistantships

The Graduate Assistantship Program of the Lubin School of Business offers highly qualified and talented full-time students the opportunity to work with faculty and administrators and to participate in a high-value "hands-on" educational experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The steps of the process are:

    1. Fill out the Qualtrics Survey asking all the questions necessary for your Graduate Assistantship Eligibility. Kindly submit your current resume at the end of the Qualtrics Survey.
      • Your acceptance to Pace University, your GMAT score or GMAT waiver, and other admissions criteria will be verified.
      • You will receive an email notification of your eligibility for an assistantship.
    2. We will circulate your resume to professors and administrators interested in working with you for review.
    3. If a professor/administrator finds you to be a suitable match, he or she will contact you to arrange an interview.
    4. After an interview occurs, the professor/administrator will inform the Graduate Academic Advisement office of his or her choice and we will notify you.
    5. The Graduate Academic Advisement office will send you a contract.
    6. If you fail to register for less than the number of credits on your contract, financial aid will prorate your contract, meaning you will only be paid for the number of credits for which you have registered.
    7. Credits cannot be applied to the following semester. Credits are only valid for the semester of the contract.
  • For the fall semester, applications will be circulated in August. For the spring semester, applications will be circulated in January.

  • For the fall semesters, students will hear back from the Graduate Assistantship Team between August 1–August 15. For the spring semesters, students will hear back from the Graduate Assistantship Team between January 3–January 13.

  • Non-Lubin students are NOT eligible to participate in the Lubin School Graduate Assistant Program.

  • Contracts are for ONE semester. To be eligible for another semester, please reapply by filling out the Qualtrics Survey. You must maintain a CGPA of 3.5 and be registered for at least 9 credits to qualify.

    Please note: Your contract may be terminated at any time if your work is unsatisfactory.

    If you and the professor/administrator cannot work together, we will do our best to find another professor with whom you can work, however; we cannot guarantee another assignment or a suitable match.

  • For the fall or spring semesters: 10 hours of work per week for 15 weeks - $2,250 per semester and 3 credits tuition per semester.

  • Graduate assistantships are not offered for the summer semesters.

Helpful Hints

  • Maintain open communication between you and your professor/administrator.
  • Do not assume your professor/administrator knows your schedule for the next semester.
  • If you are going overseas or away for the various semester breaks and will not be back in time for the beginning of the semester, please notify your professor/administrator.

Apply for an assistantship