How to Apply for Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate Assistant Application for 2018-19 Positions 

  • October:  Applications are open! Access our applications via our eRezlife Selection website. See below for instructions.  
  • *December 8, 2017: Priority 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). The priority deadline was December 8; however, we had opened the application to allow late applicants to apply. Late applications will be considered only in the event we have additional interview openings available.
  • End of January:  Priority deadline candidates receive notification of status.
  • January 22:  All aplications close
  • February 15 and 16:  Interviews take place for candidates applying for any MSU graduate program.
  • February 16:  Interviews take place for candidates in Master’s in Student Affairs Administration.
  • Mid-February:  First round offers made.

How to Apply Instructions

1.  Follow this link:

2.  Create an account:

Enter your name, PID (if an MSU Student), and email address.
You will receive an email asking you to log in within 24 hours to receive account details.
You will then receive another email with your log in info; follow instructions.

3.  Enter your login info.

4.  Once logged in, you will see a blue panel on the left. 

5.  Click on My Job Profile and compete the blank questions.  (Please be sure to include the A when filling out your PID). Click Save when done.

6.  Click on Job Profile Questions. Please fill out these questions; some are optional. Click save.

5.  Next, Apply for a position by clicking on Job Postings; then scroll through the postings and click on the position you are interested in. 

6.  Click the Apply Now button. Fill out all of the information carefully.   Note: once you submit, you will be able to go back in and change things up until the due date.

7.  Next, at the top of the screen, you will see a Supporting Docs button... click on that button.  This is where you will submit your resume and cover letter.   Also, fill in one name and email of a reference. They will receive an email with a link that they can upload a reference letter on your behalf. In the event the person does not submit a reference by the due date, we will still consider your application and review your resume.   

8.  Next, at the top of the screen, click the Submit button…then read the important info on the page that comes up.

9.  Click on the Checkbox next to the statement "By checking off this item, I declare that I understand and agree to the following".  If you have left something blank on your application or profile, it will not allow you to check. If this happens, be sure to go back and see what you may have left blank that was a required question.  

10.  After checking the box, click the “submit” button in the bottom right corner. 

If you have questions, feel free to call Karen Stowell at 517-432-2503.