Graduate Fellowship

 Graduate Student Assistantship

CAS offers a limited number of graduate student assistantships.  We are looking for students who are positive, open to learning new things, good communicators, committed to diversity, and passionate about African Studies.  Please apply if you are interested below. 

GSA Responsibilities:

  • Student recruitment 
  • Planning social events around student interest and peer Advising
  • Plan & Implement the high school and college MAU
  • Working on team projects and events such as Celebrate Africa, Let's Talk Africa and Critical Research on Africa. 
  • Attending all required CAS meetings and CAS events

Benefits of becoming a GSA:

As a GSA, you will develop a wide range of transferable skills that will benefit you. Employers, colleges and universities are looking for more than just good grades. They want community engagement and service. You will gain leadership skills that will help build your resume. You will get connected to and serve your campus, and help students and the community learn more about African Studies and international studies at Pitt. Become a well-rounded and globally competent individual, apply today!

Apply HereThe deadline to apply is April 1, 2024

The position begins Fall 2024

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