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Graduate Assistant

Apply for our Campus Ministry Graduate Internship and Study on the Avenue!

Put your commitment to campus ministry activities to work as you pursue a Master of Religious Education of Master of Pastoral Studies degree.

Pursue your academic goals at Loyola University New Orleans, located on beautiful St. Charles Avenue. The graduate assistant in the Student Life and Ministry Office serves the Loyola undergraduate community primarily by overseeing the Awakening Retreat program on campus. The Awakening Retreat serves approximately 120 students during a weekend-long retreat in both the spring and fall semesters. The position is approximately 20 hours per week of work. This position extends through degree completion, with a maximum commitment of three years (and June and July off each year).


Compensation includes the following:

  • Tuition and fees for 2 Loyola Institute for Ministry (LIM) courses each Fall, Spring, and Summer term.

  • An hourly stipend for 20 hours per week from August 1 - May 15 in support of the work of Student Life and Ministry Office.

Resident Minister Additional Opportunity

Candidates also have the option of applying for a position as a Resident Minister. Resident Minister responsibilities (outlined below) are in addition to the Graduate Assistant responsibilities outlined above. An on-campus furnished apartment in a residence hall is provided as compensation for fulfillment of Resident Minister responsibilities.

Learn More and Apply

Read the position description and application procedures here. Application deadline is April 1, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Questions? Email Loyola Institute for Ministry Director Tom Ryan at