Graduate Opportunities

four Rinella Learning Center Graduate AssistantsThe Rinella Learning Center (RLC) employs graduate students in an hourly paid position called a Graduate Internship. Graduate Interns assist full-time RLC staff with a variety of tasks throughout the center's functional areas. Responsibilities may include teaching, academic coaching, and administrative work. The number of positions and availability varies depending on the center's needs in a given semester. 

Goals for Rinella Learning Center Graduate Internships:

  • Develop better teaching, training, and facilitation skills.
  • Develop supervisory and administrative skills.
  • Gain a better understanding of student development in the arena of academics.
  • Develop basic intervention and academic counseling skills.
  • Develop working relationships with Learning Specialists and other Student Affairs professionals.

Basic position qualifications: Must be a current Miami University graduate student; strong organizational skills; computer skills; have the ability to work effectively with a diverse undergraduate student population.

Preferred position qualifications: Post-college work experience; academic discipline expertise (i.e., math, economics, accounting, etc.); tutoring, peer advising, or academic counseling experience; teaching and facilitation experience.

Additional information can be obtained by emailing Dr. Golden Fanning at