College of Business

Graduate and Lab Assistantships

The MBA and MAcc programs have a number of graduate assistantships available. The stipend for the assistantship is approximately $12,000 per year, both in-state or out-of-state tuition and medical benefits.

Although assistantships are awarded only for fall and spring terms, in some cases tuition for summer school will also be included. College of Business graduate assistants undertake a variety of duties in the college and university.

Assistantships represents a commitment of 20 hours per week and individuals are expected to not hold other employment. Graduate Assistant positions are available only to full time students. In order to be considered for a GA position, you must be accepted into the MBA, MAcc or MSHI programs.

The College awards assistantships for the fall and spring semesters. The application deadline for fall awards is March 1; for spring awards, October 1. Preference is given for early applicants.

If needed, applicants may be contacted for an interview, either in person or by phone. Notifications of decisions will be sent out three weeks after the deadline.

There are two types of Graduate Assistantships:

1. Bengal Solutions Scholar: Scholars will have the opportunity to gain real-world working experience as a business advisor for local companies. To apply fill out an application on the Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS)

2. COB Assistant: GAs will work directly with professors and perform research, teach classes or labs, tutor, manage grading and a variety of other tasks for the College of Business. To apply for the COB Assistantship, please also visit the Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS). For questions, please email

Feel free to apply for both the Graduate Assistantship and Bengal Solutions Scholar opportunities!

In addition, students can also apply for a Lab Assistantship position. These positions require students to assist different departments within the College through tutoring, grading, proctoring and more. Students work 19 hours per week at $18 per hour for 16 weeks over each semester.


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