Graduate Program

CSP employs Graduate Assistants (GA) to assist in the daily operations of the program. There are two main roles for CSP Graduate Assistants: Graduate Assistant Mentors and Program Graduate Assistants.

As a Graduate Assistant Mentor, you will act as a role model and leader to all undergraduate Centennials, and represent CSP at all times. The primary role of the GA Mentor is to mentor a small cohort of 9 to 15 diverse undergraduate students.

The Program Graduate Assistant provides support to the Program Administrator and the office by assisting with planning, implementation and setup of CSP events, student program interviews, compliance tracking and document revisions, the website and Canvas updates, database management, reporting, supervising volunteer staff and general administrative tasks. 

To succeed in either GA position, the following skills are required:

  • Leadership: You are a leader in CSP. It is essential that you be able to effectively solve problems, stay organized, and remain positive as a role-model for others in the program.
  • Communication: You must be able to convey information and ideas as clearly as possible, both verbally and nonverbally.
  • Collaboration: As a GA in CSP, you are part of a team. It is necessary for you to be able to work productively and cooperatively with others in the program, including other graduate assistants, students and professional staff.

Click below to learn more about each position.

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