Graduate Business Assistantships at JBU

The Soderquist College of Business offers a graduate assistantship, which is described below. Before being considered for the assistantship, candidates must apply for admission to the Graduate Business programs through the JBU Graduate Admissions Office. Full award of the assistantship will not occur until all admission requirements have been met with the Graduate School.

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 Traditional Undergraduate Business programs at John Brown University. Applicants must be enrolled as full-time graduate students and be available to work 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. 

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 GA for Traditional Undergraduate Business Programs

Position summary: The Graduate Assistant will provide direct support for the Instructor of the Undergraduate Business Strategic Management capstone course. This person will manage ongoing communication with the Business Advisory Board, assist in the review of student developed business plans, and organize participation in the Reynolds Governor’s Cup Competition. Further responsibilities may include marketing to incoming Business students, managing Major Career Fair events, facilitating learning activities in the classroom, evaluating course assignments, and planning course related experiences all aimed at helping students in the course develop professional business plans.