Need extra money? Want to gain some marketable experience? Part-time jobs at West Virginia University are available across campus as well as off campus in a variety of fields. Whether interacting with other WVU students or working with information and data, opportunities exist that will help students put their talents to work while networking with students, faculty and administrators and developing new skills.


  • p. WVU ’s Office of Arts and Entertainment hires students every semester. Positions include 20 hour-a-week internships as graphic designers, database developers, staff photographers, technicians and Web designers. Although these internships are not open to freshmen, there are relevant Events Staff positions that include security, ticket sales and ushering. Students who are part of the Events Staff can easily work around their class and test schedule, pick up some pocket change, and get to see concerts for free. For more information, phone 293-2776 or go tohttp://www.events.wvu.edu.

  • p. Dining Services offers food handler positions. While working at Dining Services may not seem glamorous at first glance, it provides steady work and is close to home, as many of the positions are available inside the residence halls. Contact Linda Wise at 293-2096, ext. 4, or go tohttp://www.sa.wvu.edu/wvudining.

  • p. The Instructional Technology Resource Center has an online application available athttp://www.wvu.edu/~itrc. Once at the home page, click on”resources”and then click”student positions.”

  • p. Plan ahead for next summer. Every year guides are needed for New Student Orientation. Applications are usually available in December, and interviews are held late January and early February. Contact the Office of New Student Orientation at 293-2264.

  • p. Telecounselors are needed at New Student Services to help recruit new students. Contact Luana Davis at 293-2124, ext. 1231.

  • p. The WVU Student Recreation Center hires all levels of student workers as lifeguards, front-desk workers, weight, fitness, and equipment room workers, as well as employees for outdoor recreation and the rental facilities. For more information, call 293-PLAY.

  • p. Residential Education hires resident, student, graduate, graduate administrative, live-in graduate and community assistants. They also hire work-study, night staff and graduate night staff supervisors.

  • p. Student Affairs Business Office (SABO) covers a wide variety of on-campus jobs. Pick up a job application from SABO at the Downtown Campus in room G4 of the Mountainlair or at the Evansdale Campus in room G136 Bennett Tower. For more information, contact Janice Hriblan at Janice.Hriblan@mail.wvu.edu .

  • p. Interested in tutoring? Applications can be obtained from Student Support Services at 215 Student Services Center on the Downtown Campus or call 293-6629.

  • p. When looking for positions in the field of technology, contact Michael Cooper, program coordinator at Technology Support, at 293-0777. You can send your resume to Michael at mhcooper@mail.wvu.edu .

  • p. When seeking off-campus jobs, contact Sherri Lilly at Career Services by calling 293-8217 or e-mail Sherri.Lilly@mail.wvu.edu . Off-campus jobs include food service work, grocery stores, housekeeping, lawn care/landscape, office related, retail sales, cashier, child care and more.

These are by no means the only resources for employment in the Morgantown area, only a starting point. Remember, students should check with an advisor in their field of study. They often have assistantships and internships available.