Graduate Assistantship in Interdisciplinary Studies

The Interdisciplinary Studies Program offers a full-time (20 hours/week) graduate assistantship opportunity for a full-time Southern graduate student. 

Will you be a full-time graduate student at Southern in the Fall 2024 semester? Are you looking for tuition assistance and a generous pay stipend during the semester? This could be an opportunity for you...

Graduate Assistant will provide general assistance in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, including assisting with day-to-day tasks as assigned by the Program Director or Advising Coordinator.   

Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will:  

  • Assist students with routine program inquiries and provide information about the major and application process. 
  • Assist with the development and implementation of program orientation, introduction workshops and other related program initiatives. 
  • Represent Interdisciplinary Studies and assist with providing program information at campus events, including admissions open house, orientations, and classroom presentations. 
  • As directed, communicate with students, and provide notification of advisor assignments.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating social media accounts, including creating engaging content. 
  • Assist with preparing and updating program reports.  
  • Developing and reviewing surveys and other program related data.   


Office experience preferred. Applicants should have excellent computer and communication skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Presentation, programming, or event planning experience, and/or experience with Canva or social media content creation preferred. Applicant must be a graduate student at Southern Connecticut State University, must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 9.0 credits) during the semester of employment as a Graduate Assistant, and must satisfy other requirements outlined in the Academic Department Graduate Assistantship description in the Graduate Catalog. Employment is contingent upon approval by the Office of Human Resources and budget approval.