Graduate Assistant Program

  • 2022-2024 Graduate Assistant

    Meet your 2022-2024 Graduate Assistant: Christy

  • 2021-2022 Graduate Assistant

    Meet your 2021-2022 Graduate Assistant: Hannah

  • 2020-2021 Graduate Assistant

    Meet your 2020-2021 Graduate Assistant: Desmond

  • 2019-2020 Graduate Assistants

    Meet your 2019-2020 Graduate Assistants: Jessica and Desmond

As an Missouri State education abroad alumni, you have the opportunity to become a Graduate Assistant! As a Graduate Assistant, you can build a legacy of internationalization and cultural competency at Missouri State through student recruitment, advisement, pre-departure preparation, and assisting future education abroad students.

This program will offer you an opportunity to share your education abroad experience and perform a role that is fun, challenging, and rewarding.


At the time of application, you must:

  • Have successfully completed an approved Education Abroad Program at Missouri State.
  • Maintain full-time degree-seeking status at the Missouri State Springfield campus. 
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Be admitted into a MSU graduate program.

Note: As a Graduate Assistant, you will be expected to maintain your full-time, degree-seeking student status and minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA throughout the duration of your service.


Please send a cover letter, resume, Application for Graduate Assistantship, confirmation of graduate school acceptance, and the names and contact details for two references to Please submit all material by the last Monday in February.