HESAA Assistantships

Thank you to everyone that attended our Assistantship Day 2019! 

We continue to be on a rolling admission for fall 2019 and there are still a few assistantships available (see below). If additional assistantships become available, they will be added to this website.

For admissions questions, please contact Brandi Banks, Senior Graduate Admissions Counselor, at banksb@canisius.edu.

For academic program questions, please contact Dr. Mark Harrington, HESAA Program Director, at harring4@canisius.edu.

We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest in Canisius College!


Available Assistantships 2019-2020

As of June 28, 2019


Campus Advantage

Community Assistant - available - please contact directly

Collegiate Village

Graduate Resident Director - available - please contact directly

Genesee Community College

College Village - Graduate Area Coordinator (2) - available - please contact directly


**Assistantship Day 2019 was on Friday, February 22**

Graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis in a variety of offices at Canisius College and at other institutions in the area.  Graduate assistantships provide tuition waivers and monetary remuneration as well as invaluable experience. Those who apply to the program by February 1, 2019 are invited to interview with assistantship supervisors on Assistantship Day.

Assistantship Day: Friday, February 22, 2019

  • Assistantship Day runs from 8:30am - 5:00pm with an optional evening activity. A tentative schedule is available here.

  • Please note: There will also be a welcome dinner on Thursday, February 21, 2019 for those from out of town.

Available Assistantships 2019-2020

  • New positions are added on a weekly basis!

Canisius College

Be The Light Institute - Graduate Assistant

Campus Ministry - Local Service and Campus Ministry Coordinator

Center for Service Learning - Community Engagement Coordinator

GRIFF Center for Academic Engagement - Proctor Site and Accessibility Coordinator

Office of Alumni Engagement - Graduate Assistant

Office of Event Services - Graduate Assistant

Office of Student Life - Hall Director (2)

Office of Student Life - Student Programming Coordinator

Office of Undergraduate Admissions - Graduate Assistant

Teacher Education Department - Graduate Assistant

Campus Advantage

Community Assistant

Resident Director

Daemen College

Department of Housing & Residence Life - Hall Director (2)


Office of Diversity and Inclusion - Graduate Assistant

Genesee Community College

College Village - Graduate Area Coordinator (2)

Hilbert College

Center for Career & Community Engagement - Graduate Assistant

Residence Life & Judicial Affairs - Graduate Resident Coordinator

Medaille College

Academic Coach - Graduate Assistant

Academic Support Center - Graduate Assistant

Career Planning - Graduate Assistant

Honors Program - Graduate Assistant

Office of Student Involvement - Graduate Assistant

Pathways Program - Graduate Assistant

Niagara University

Residence Life - Graduate Residence Director (2)

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo Late Night - Graduate Assistant

Trocaire College

Office of Student Life - Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement

Assistantship Day Registration Process

  • Step 1: Review the Position Descriptions
  • Step 2: Complete Online Registration Form

Questions? Contact Dr. Mark Harrington, HESAA Program Director at Canisius College by emailing harring4@canisius.edu.