Each academic year, the Center for Graduate Studies offers a limited number of graduate assistantships. Assistantships draw on a variety of different skills and require a presence on campus. Learn more about graduate assistantships and open positions. For more information, contact Dr. Ryan Hudes.
Kelsey Foy '16, of Cresskill, New Jersey, is a student in the M.A. Strategic Communication program. Foy earned her B.A. in Public Relations from the University and interns in New York City. Her current research focuses on the benefits of social media for higher education institutions and public behaviors when exposed to societal issues on social platforms. Her ultimate goal is to enter the corporate sphere as a well-rounded integrated communication professional that implements positive change.
Hannah Gaston, of Bluff Point, New York, is a student in the M.A. Museum Professions program. Before becoming a Pirate, Gaston earned her B.A. in History from Elmira College. She credits her love of history to her many childhood vacations visiting national parks and historic sites. With a desire to continue learning about history, culture, and society, the museum field was the obvious next step. Ultimately, Gaston hopes to inspire and teach other young minds through her exhibits and programming work in museums and cultural institutions.
Olivia Lason '17, of Newark, New Jersey, is a student in the M.A. Public Relations program. Lason began her graduate studies after earning her B.A. in Public Relations from the University. She previously interned with Pfizer raising awareness for corporate responsibility practices in the healthcare sphere. Looking ahead, she hopes to help organizations become open-minded within their industries and make a positive impact on the world.
Darwin Osias '14, of West Orange, New Jersey, is a student in the M.A. Strategic Communication program. One of four Pirates in his family, Osias began the program in 2016 after he earned his B.A. in Broadcasting and Visual Media from the University and a M.S. from Full Sail University. A former New York Giants intern and current Madison Square Garden intern, he hopes to work in the sport communication industry after graduation.
Sean Quinn '14, of Cranford, New Jersey, is a student in the M.A. Public Relations program. Quinn earned his B.A. in Journalism from the University, where he served in leadership roles for The Setonian and WSOU-FM. He then worked as a newspaper reporter with the West Orange Chronicle and News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange, during which time he earned several New Jersey Press Association Awards. Quinn, a third-generation Pirate, hopes the knowledge and experience he receives at Seton Hall will help him achieve his dream of starting a career in the public relations field.