Graduate assistant, research assistant and teaching assistant opportunities for IHP students.

MGH Institute academic programs and departments fund Graduate Assistantships. These work opportunities allow students to earn a small stipend to offset some of their educational costs. Opportunities are limited and not guaranteed as they become available as needed. Managed through the Human Resources Department. 

Positions are posted here as they become available. Please check back regularly for positions posted.


Student Work Opportunities


Start Date: ASAP
End Date: This position is grant funded with an end date of July 2024.
RA Rate of Pay: $15.00/hour 

As a member of the interdisciplinary research team, provides research and administrative support to the Principal Investigator/Project Director of the Integrated Healthcare Partnership project.  The position provides administrative and research support, including participant recruitment, data collection, data analysis, maintenance of records, participation in manuscript preparation, and dissemination. Normal office environment in cubicle and remote work. 

  • Provides administrative and research support to the PI/PD including, preparation of data collection instruments, data collection, participation in data analysis and manuscript preparation and dissemination. 
  • Collaborates with PI/PD to monitor research budget and reports.
  • Produces and maintains record of processes and procedures for the project.
  • Collaborates effectively with established clinical partners. 
  • Assist with execution of project goals (data gathering, fidelity to intervention).
  • Assist with data management (ensure electronic data capture aligns with manual of operations).
  • Coordinate and attend all regular project meetings.
  • Review, evaluate and make verbal or written reports as directed by PI/PD.
  • Perform special projects or other related duties as responsibilities necessitate.
  • Must be motivated to learn and flexible to change.

To apply for this position, contact: preidy [at] (subject: RA) (Pat Reidy)

Position Title: Graduate Assistant
Start Date: May 2023 - September 2023
Graduate Assistant Rate of Pay: $15/hour 

Bellack Library Graduate Assistants are valuable members of the library staff who contribute to a customer service-driven environment and help the library meet its strategic goals. The ideal GA is reliable, creative, and flexible. The exact duties of the position vary from day to day, but some of the GA’s duties may include:

  • Providing basic research support both in person and digitally over e-mail or through chat. This includes helping students to locate resources in the library databases and Community Health Collection, format research papers in APA style, and with very basic tech support. Also, assisting with the development and maintenance of online research help guides, video tutorials and asynchronous D2L workshops.
  • Assisting library patrons with borrowing and returning library resources and with accessing the course reserves.
  • Cataloging new items and preparing them to be placed on the shelves.
  • Providing office support such as organizational tasks, both digitally on a computer, and in the physical library space.
  • Supporting outreach and events by producing social media content, creating flyers, taking photos, and helping with set up and clean up. 
  • Other duties as assigned, which we will try to shape around your skills and interests.

Training will be provided. Customer service, social media, Canva, library and/or education work experience is a plus. The position is for 4-6 hours a week depending on your availability and our scheduling needs. Weekend hours available but not required. 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Dominique Couturier: dcouturier [at]

Position Title: Graduate Assistant
Start Date: May 2023 - August 2023
Graduate Assistant Rate of Pay: $15/hour 

Assist in the IMPACT Practice Center (IPC) with general operations and maintenance. 

  • Greet clients, faculty, and students to the IMPACT Practice Center 
  • Assist clients with their paratransit service arrangements, as needed (MBTA-The Ride, Uber, Lyft)
  • Orient faculty and students to the Center
  • Notify faculty and students when a client has arrived
  • Clean and maintain center space/equipment 
  • Answer and screen phone calls as necessary
  • Reporting missing or broken items to the Practice Manager
  • Special equipment and room set-up as requested by Practice Manager
  • Supply and equipment ordering and inventory management  

Applicants can be from any IHP study program and must be comfortable with working in a front desk environment. Customer service experience preferred. These positions will require 6-20 hours a week and the students will be given training for specific tasks and operations.  

To apply, please send a resume to Angela Cruz, IPC Manager: ancruz [at]

Position Title: Interprofessional Education and Practice Simulation Lab GA
Start Date: May 2023 or ASAP
Graduate Assistant Rate of Pay: $15/hour 

Simulation lab graduate assistants are valuable to the simulation-based education operations at the Institute and help to contribute to the successful learning environment wherein simulations occur. The ideal GAs are reliable, creative, good communicators and interested in learning more about simulation. Training will be provided! The exact duties may vary per shift, but the following are a list of the types of work that will be expected:

  • Assist with the preparation, implementation, and completion of simulation-based education, as well as help to track inventory usage and purchase requests.
  • Assist faculty, staff, and students to utilize simulation materials and equipment.
  • Assist with transporting simulation equipment within the building and preparing equipment for transport for items being transported across campus.
  • Help to prepare and breakdown for simulations by collecting equipment and supplies and setting up/ breaking down the room. 
  • Troubleshoot simple technical issues as well as assist in logging and communicating with the MGH IHP Help Desk on outstanding issues.
  • Have the ability to lift and move high-fidelity equipment.
  • Support faculty and staff in the successful implementation of a simulation-based learning activity be participating in the simulation and/or running technical equipment during the simulation. 

Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills; and be knowledgeable in MS office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and comfortable learning and navigating online systems. 

Summer semester schedule options: 

Monday           7:30-12:30; 1:00-5:00
Tuesday           12:30-3:30
Wednesday     7:30-12:30; 1:00-5:00

To apply, please email your resume to: Yolanda Mendez Rainey (ymendezrainey [at] cc: simulation [at] 

Bulfinch Temporary Service Opportunities

MGH Institute students are also encouraged to consider applying to Bulfinch Temporary opportunities across the Mass General Brigham network. This is a great way to advance working experience in the health care field and earn income to support expenses for school. To view and apply for current Bulfinch Temporary opportunities please visit the Bulfinch Temporary Service Career Opportunities page.

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