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Continuous Recruitment Graduate Assistantship (1067-2022)


Must be admitted to a graduate program.
Graduate GPA must be 3.0 or higher.
Must be seeking an MPA or related degree.
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills. 

Position Description

The Department of Public Administration and Policy Analysis provides graduate students seeking a degree in public administration or a related field with opportunties to participate in "paid professional internships" with local governments and nonprofits. Interns perform a wide variety of tasks, such as conducting surveys, writing grants, program evaluation, managing information systems, personnel administration, economic development, and working with citizens groups. Interns are selected on a competitive basis and gain valuable career experience while earning their graduate degree.

Position Contact Information


Campus Box 1457

Phone: (618) 650-3756

Required Documents

Please submit your resume and completed internship application electronically to The Dept. of Public Administration and Policy Analysis Internship Application is located on the department's website under Student Resources/Forms/Graduate Internship Application (

**All communications sent to the prospective employer should include the posting number for the position.


Positions labeled as "Continuous Recruitment" are listed for hiring units to collect a pool of applicants that may be used for a future term. Because the hiring unit may not have an open position at all times, applicants should refrain from contacting the hiring unit regarding hiring decisions. Hiring units will initiate contact with applicants being considered for future openings. 


Voluntary GA Applicant Data Form

This form is used to gather applicant data by the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access, & Title IX Coordination at SIUE. This information cannot be viewed by units hiring Graduate Assistants. Completion of this form is not required and will not impact your chances of being hired for a Graduate Assistantship. This form is NOT an application for employment. To apply for a Graduate Assistant position, follow the instructions listed in the posting. 


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