Donald G. Soderquist College of Business
Graduate Business Assistantship

Position summary: The Graduate Assistant will help develop and implement programs and events for Graduate Business Programs. Work is primarily directed to supporting graduate studies and operations. The Graduate Assistant is empowered by Graduate Business Programs to accomplish his or her duties and to work under the authority of and in cooperation with the Director of Graduate Business Programs. This individual provides organization, effective communication and multitasking, and is a detail-oriented team player.

Applicants must show strong leadership skills and experience, personal initiative, flexibility and a keen willingness to learn by experience. Good academic standing and job performance must be consistently maintained to retain the fellowship into a second year.

Graduate Business Assistantship Details

  • The Graduate Business Assistantship includes full tuition to pursue an MBA or MS degree at John Brown University, and an hourly wage for 35 hours of work per week for 44 weeks for the Graduate Business programs at John Brown University.
  • Before being considered for an assistantship, candidates must apply for admission to the Graduate Business programs through the JBU Graduate Admissions Office. Full award of an assistantship will not occur until all admission requirements have been met with the Graduate School.
  • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time graduate students and be available to work for the Graduate Business programs during regular business hours for a time period of no less than 35 hours per week during the time they are enrolled in graduate coursework.
  • International students are welcome to apply. Thirty-five hours of work per week counts as CPT, forfeiting OPT. For more information, contact Mindi Stevenson at the John Brown University International Programs Office at 479-524-7363 or