How to Apply for Graduate Assistantship Positions

Positions for the 2016-17 academic year have been filled.

Graduate Assistant Application for 2017-18 Positions 

  • October 10, 2016:  Applications begin to open (see instructions for how to apply below). After October 10, please check eRezlife for more postings; more assistantships may be added as Fall Semester progresses.
  • December 9, 2016: DEADLINE - Application, resume and cover letter.  (Note: You may apply even though you have not heard if you have been admitted to your academic department. Application to your graduate program is made separately directly to your department). See below for instructions to apply.
  • End of January:  Candidates receive notification of status.
  • February 9 and 10:  Interviews take place for candidates applying for any MSU graduate program.
  • February 10:  Interviews take place for candidates in Master’s in Student Affairs Administration.
  • Mid-February:  First round offers made.

*You may submit a profile in our eRezlife system, and then once our applications are available, you may apply for each posting you are interested in.

How to apply in eRezlife:

1.  Go to

2.  If you are new to our system, you can click the green Create Account button and follow instructions.  You will be emailed a password.

3.  Once into the system, Click on My job profile on the left, as well as My job profile questions, and fill out this information.

4.  To see specific job postings, click Job Postings.  You will see what is available. Simply click on the title of the job you wish to apply for.  Read the description; and click Apply Now. There will be buttons at the top that will say Questions, Supporting Documents; Submit.  Be sure to complete all tasks. 

5.  Check back often for other opportunities that may be posted during Fall Semester!

For questions, feel free to email