Graduate Assistantships

Berklee graduate assistantships allow graduate students on the Boston campus to work in the Berklee College of Music Voice Department and the Berklee Career Center. These paid positions are open to both domestic and international students, and pay $15 per hour, 10-15 hours per week, during the academic year. Please see the position descriptions below and the instructions on how to apply. 

Berklee Student Employment offers an opportunity for students to defray tuition and living expenses while broadening professional networks and gaining valuable work experience and professional skills. Each year, thousands of individual student employment positions open to and are filled by domestic and international undergraduate and graduate students from the College and Conservatory. Student employment positions represent a variety of roles, including performances on and off campus, administrative and technology-based roles, production and concert operation roles, and tutoring, teaching, and community service positions. The Student Employment team supports student employees by providing enhanced resources, advising around application strategy and interview preparation, and programming specific to supporting and coaching student employees. To learn more about the program, eligibility criteria, and how to apply, please visit

Career Center Graduate Assistant

The Berklee Career Center provides expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to students at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee. The Career Center is a dynamic department that is at the forefront of the institutional mission and is seeking strong student leaders to represent the office as ambassadors while supporting daily office operations.  

The Career Center graduate assistant duties will include:

  • supporting the career staff and undergraduate student employees with events and programs;
  • ​taking a leadership role in the peer-to-peer advising program, social media and marketing strategy, employer relations and development efforts, and student employment and internship programs for the institution;
  • providing stellar customer service at the office front desk, answering phone calls, greeting guests, and performing other administrative tasks; and
  • serving as a liaison between staff advisors and other student employees on various projects.

This is an opportunity for students to learn about using tools and strategies to explore and develop their own careers while pursuing their own, more focused professional development and leadership goals while also helping the Berklee community. Our graduate assistants should be interested in gaining and sharing detailed knowledge about the resources we offer, job and internship search techniques, arts industry employers, and related topics. They should also be comfortable communicating and mentoring undergraduate student employees, being ambassadors of the Career Center for the rest of the student body, and being the face of the Career Center.

To be considered for the Career Center graduate assistantship, please submit your application materials via the Workday link by August 15.