Applicants must either seek an assistantship through their academic department/school or find one at emujobs.com. When a job opening appears, students may complete an application and upload a resume, letters of recommendation or other hiring materials requested by the department. Once the first application has been submitted and you are applying to additional positions, your previously entered information will carry over into the application form where it can be edited.
Most departments/schools seek applications in Feb/March for fall appointments. Offices will review the submitted materials, interview candidates and select a GA Once an appointment decision has been made, the department sends a letter of offer to the applicant and hiring paperwork (a Personnel Action Form or PAF) to the Graduate School. Once it is confirmed that the applicant meets the eligibility requirements, the Graduate School enters the stipend information into the payroll database system and Student Business Services and the Office of Financial Aid are notified to process the tuition/fee scholarship.
Communication regarding this award will be sent to the "local" address. Domestic students through their my.emich account should update this address. Within 10 days of a move, international students (F and J visa holders) must update their address through the Office of International Students who then will convey the change to the Student Exchange and Visitor Information System (SEVIS).
Complete an application for a current opening: