Recruiting / Hiring Graduate Assistantships

Northern Illinois University employs graduate assistants in order to provide them enriched learning experiences. Through their graduate assistantships, students receive intensive mentoring, which contributes to the development of the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to become the next generation of innovators and scholar-experts in their fields of study.

Required Hiring Documents

It is important that all required documents are completed and sent to the Student Employment Office by the paperwork deadline to ensure the student employee is paid. These deadlines are posted on the Human Resource Services homepage, under the "HRS Calendar" section in the lower right corner.

NOTE: failure to submit completed paperwork by the posted payroll deadline will result in the Student Employee being paid late.