Graduate Assistants

 

Graduate Assistant Opportunities

One of the unique factors of the Graduate Assistant position at Baldwin Wallace University is the opportunity to attend professional development events. This can range from attending a conference to local workshops to presenting our own programs. You are given the chance to expand your knowledge and skills in a variety of areas of your choice.  All Student Affairs Graduate Assistants are expected to seek opportunities for professional development and may be asked to develop a research project that compliments their program of study requirements.


Conferences

  • NACA (National Association of Campus Activities)
  • GLACUHO (Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officers
  • Ohio Binge Drinking Coalition Conference
  • BACCHUS & GAMMA General Assembly
  • Cleveland State University Diversity Conference
  • ACPA (American College Personnel Association)
  • NASPA (Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education)
  • NEOHO (North East Ohio Housing Officers)
  • NEOLA (North East Ohio Leadership Association)
  • MGCA (Mid-American Greek Council Association)


 Workshops

  • Meetings with senior level administrators of college to understand the college infrastructure (BW President and Vice-President of Student Affairs)
  • Computer Skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet, Page Wizard, etc.)
  • Financial Planning- How to survive as a GA
  • Career Planning
  • Student Affairs Department Staff Retreats
  • Wellness 
  • Mid-Year Training

Presentation Opportunities

  • College 101 classes
  • Diversity
  • Team Builders and Energizers
  • Alcohol
  • Gender Issues
  • Greek Life
  • Resident Assistant Course facilitation
  • Community Service
  • Resident Assistant Training
  • Leadership
  • Values
  • Stress Relief
  • Publicity


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