Graduate Student Employment and Experiences

The Office of Academic Advising offers a variety of opportunities for graduate students:

Graduate Assistant for Academic Advising


Position Status: Position has been filled for 2021-2022 academic year. 



Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in a UNI graduate program.

  • Postsecondary Education / Student Affairs graduate program is preferred.

Maintain a UNI cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.00. A newly admitted graduate student must have at least a 3.0 GPA for undergraduate or previous graduate work of at least 8 graded credit hours.

Must have prior undergraduate experience at the University of Northern Iowa as either an Office of Academic Advising Peer Academic Advisor in Residence (PAIR) or as a Summer Orientation Staff member or meet this requirement through a Summer Orientation and New Student Registration internship experience.

See position description for complete qualifications for this position.


















Internship Positions in the Office of Academic Advising

Summer Orientation and New Student Orientation Practicum Position Description

**This is an unpaid experience.

Position Status: Position is not available for Summer 2021. 


  1. Overview of academic advising (specifically the role in orientation of new students) and advising at UNI.
  2. Introduce academic advising and the summer orientation, advisement and new student registration process.
  3. Develop an awareness of and engage in the practice of applications/techniques of academic advising.
  4. Increase knowledge and application of student development theories.

For more information, please contact Kim Bock

General Graduate Internship in Academic Advising

For graduate students interested in gaining experience in academic advising, the Office of Academic Advising does offer semester-long internship opportunities. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Kim Bock