Berklee graduate assistantships allow graduate students on the Boston campus to work in the college's Voice Department, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), and the Berklee Career Center. Open to both domestic and international students, these positions pay $18 an hour, 10 to 20 hours per week, and require a U.S. Social Security number. 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 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 the Student Employment page.
Berklee Global Jazz Graduate Assistant
A graduate assistantship in the Graduate Studies Division is an excellent opportunity to work with the BGJI program and develop administrative, content creation, communications management, and event management skills. This position will report to Marco Pignataro, the institute's managing director. BGJI assistants work closely with the institute in scheduling weekly guest artists, facilitating communication to the BGJI community, and acting as a liaison between faculty and students. This position is essential to the day-to-day operations of the institute. Knowledge of the BGJI is preferred. Please see the BGJI graduate assistant position description.
Career Center Graduate Assistant
The Berklee Career Center provides expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to students at the College and Conservatory. A dynamic department at the forefront of Berklee's institutional mission, the Career Center is seeking strong student leaders to represent the office as ambassadors while supporting daily office operations.
The Career Center graduate assistant duties include:
- supporting Career Center 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 as they pursue their own, more focused professional development and leadership goals while also helping the Berklee community. Career Center graduate assistants should be interested in gaining and sharing detailed knowledge about the office's resources, 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 or the BGJI graduate assistantship, please submit your application materials via Workday. Questions about the position can be directed to email@example.com.