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More than 940 graduate students work as graduate assistants each year at Ball State. If you work as a graduate assistant, you’ll likely spend about 20 hours each week assisting faculty with teaching, research, and other duties.

You can apply for these positions through your department when you complete your program application. Or you can see a list of available positions in Cardinal Career Link. Application deadlines vary by academic unit but most positions are awarded during the spring semester.

Learn more about graduate assistantships at Ball State.
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