College of Business

Graduate Assistantships

The MBA and MAcc programs have a number of graduate assistantships available. The stipend for the assistantship is approximately $9,400 per year, both in-state or out-of-state tuition, and medical benefits.

Although assistantships are awarded only for fall and spring terms, in many cases tuition for summer school will also be included. College of Business graduate assistants undertake a variety of duties in the college and university.

Assistantships represents a commitment of 20 hours per week and individuals are expected to not hold other employment. Graduate Assistant positions are available only to full time students. In order to be considered for a GA position, you must be accepted into the MBA or MAcc program.

The College awards assistantships for the fall and spring semesters. The application deadline for fall awards is June 1; for spring awards, November 15.

If needed, applicants may be contacted for an interview, either in person or by phone. Notifications of decisions will be sent out 3 weeks after the deadline.

There are two types of Graduate Assistantships:

1. Bengal Solutions Program: GAs will have the opportunity to gain real-world working experience as a business advisor for local companies. To apply for a Bengal Solutions Graduate Assistantship fill out the on-line application.

2. COB Assistant: GAs will work directly with professors and perform research, teach classes or labs, tutor, manage grading and a variety of other tasks for the College of Business. To apply for the COB Assistantship, fill out the on-line application. If application is not available, please email mba@isu.edu for information.

Feel free to apply for both Graduate Assistantship opportunities!


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