Careers in Student Affairs

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Marquette’s Careers in Student Affairs Searching Group

This group consists of students looking for graduate schools or full time employment post bachelor’s degree.  Students are assisted through the process of applying to graduate schools; writing resumes and cover letters; interviewing for assistantships, bachelor level jobs, and academic programs; identify placement conferences and interview possibilities.

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Graduate Programs

Internship Opportunities

Check with department professionals who may be able to help connect you with professionals at other institutions to find summer opportunities.

Informational Interviews

Informational interviews are a great way to connect with professionals at other institutions that you may one day be interested in working.  Work with mentors and professional staff members in the student affairs departments to help in making those connections and setting up the interviews. Contact Tara.Huss@marquette.eduif interested.

Assistantship Information

Each graduate program organizes connecting students with assistants differently. Contact the graduate program that interests you for more information.

Placement exchanges are offered across the country. The exchange offers professionals interested in graduate assistantships and full-time employment a venue to search for several positions in one place.


Student Leadership Awards

Student leadership awards

The Division of Student Affairs presents leadership awards annually to recognize student contributions to the mission and activities of the various student affairs areas. Students are nominated by staff from the division and throughout the university and are selected by a committee representing each of the student affairs departments and Campus Ministry. Awards are presented at a program held each year in April. Read more about the student leadership awards.