University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Graduate Project Assistantships, 2015-2016

The Division of Student Affairs is partnering with the School of Education to hire graduate project assistants.  These assistantships are designed to prepare graduate students for professional positions in higher education.  Graduate project assistants who work at least 50% time will receive tuition remission and a salary. 

Graduate Assistantships


How to Apply

For full consideration, submit all application materials by March 6, 2015.  


Application Materials:

  1. Resume (maximum length: 2 pages)
  2. Personal Statement (maximum length: 2 pages) Use 12 point, Times New Roman font with double spacing and 1-inch margins.Don’t forget to put your name on the paper! Please tell us about yourself, highlighting your life and collegiate experiences.Be sure to speak about your career goals and how you will be a good fit for a graduate project assistantship at UWM in the Division of Student Affairs.For each position that interests you, address what about the position appeals to you and what unique contribution(s) you bring.
  3. Preference Sheet (See attached)
  4. Three professional references (not letters of recommendation) All references must be from recent supervisors or faculty members. Please do not submit more than three.  If you are considered for a position, your references will be contacted.    

Please ensure that your name is written on ALL MATERIALS and submit all of your materials at the same time by March 6, 2015.  Candidates interested in positions should hold Thursday, March 26th for our on-campus interview day.

Submit materials electronically, in one email, to

If you would like more information about the selection process, please contact: Becky Freer, Division of Student Affairs, at 414-229-4632 or  

Please visit the Graduate School or School of Education for more information about our degree programs.