Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of merit-based graduate and research assistantships are available each year to students interested in working with faculty or administration in the School of Public Policy. Students typically work about 10 hours per week and earn $1,500 per semester.

You may request consideration for an assistantship by submitting a letter of interest and a resume to one of the below areas: 

Faculty Assistantships

  • If you are interested in working for a specific School of Public Policy faculty member, please submit your letter of interest and resume to the faculty member directly. 

Davenport Institute Assistantships

Dean's Office Assistantships

  • If you are interested in working for the Dean's Office (communications, events and front desk) please submit your letter of interest and resume to Melissa Espinoza at: melissa.espinoza@pepperdine.edu