Administrative Assistance, Customer Service, and Data Entry aren't the only skills Student Assistants have. In fact, there's a whole list of personality traits that are commonly seen among them, including:
In order to accomplish your goal of becoming a Student Assistant, we've found that over half, 59.9% to be exact, of Student Assistants have a bachelor's degree. The good news is that it doesn't seem like more schooling than that is necessary with only 17.6% having master's degrees. While it's true that most Student Assistants have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every eight Student Assistants did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those Student Assistants who do attend college, typically earn either Business degrees or Psychology degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for Student Assistants include Communication degrees or Biology degrees.
Once you've graduated with your degree, you're ready to tackle the world as a Student Assistant. But where to start? Generally, Student Assistants are hired the most by University of Alaska, The New School, and Jacksonville State University. Currently, University of Alaska has 130 Student Assistant job openings, while there are 90 at The New School and 20 at Jacksonville State University.
Since salary is super important to some, it's good to note that Student Assistants are figured to earn the highest salaries at St. Charles' Schools, Laramie County Library, and Glendale Community College. If you were to take a closer look at St. Charles' Schools, you'd find that the average Student Assistant salary is $34,404. Then, onto Laramie County Library, Student Assistants receive an average salary of $31,853, while the salary at Glendale Community College is $30,130. Now, we need to figure out how difficult it will be to earn a spot with these companies. Currently, St. Charles' Schools has 0 jobs listed for Student Assistants. Additionally, Laramie County Library and Glendale Community College only have 6 and 0 job openings.
The most distinguished Student Assistants are known to work for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, The Ohio State University, and University of California Press. In order to figure this out, we assessed which schools Student Assistants earned their degrees, and then looked into the companies that hired Student Assistants from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.