Illini Scholars Graduate Assistantships

The Department of Recreation, Sports and Tourism in partnership with Campus Recreation and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics announce the newly founded Illini Scholars Program. As Illini Scholars, students will be chosen for various assistantships within Athletic Administration or Campus Recreation. Current positions exist in Sports Information, Marketing, Ticketing, Development, Event Management, Academic Advising for Athletes and Recreation. These are opportunities for an outstanding, integrated learning experience.
For academic criteria and more information about our program please visit our Graduate Admissions web-site.
Applicants are encouraged to apply for our graduate admissions by January 15 in order to receive full consideration for admissions that fall. Applicants should specify interest for consideration as an Illini Scholar on your application. Early admission will be contingent upon hiring with one of our partners.
Assistantships include full-tuition waiver and stipend.
The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism is very proud of its commitment to diversity and encourages all minorities to apply.

For detailed information and detailed job descriptions, please contact:

Don Hardin

  • Don Hardin
  • Illini Scholars Coordinator
  • Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism University of Illinois
  • 104 Huff Hall
  • 1206 South Fourth Street
  • Champaign, Illinois 61820
  • Office: 217 244-3708 (Room 307 Armory)
  • Mobile: 217 649-4810