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Work for Student Life

Get involved by working or volunteering on campus! Opportunities are advertised in the Student Life eNews throughout the year. If you’re interested in volunteering, we have various events where we need greeters, speakers and event coordinators. For the Work Study opportunities listed below, the job postings can be found on GHworks during the hiring season.

First Year Experience (FYE) Leader (GHworks Job ID #1940)

FYE Leaders mentor and support a small group of first-year students throughout their transition into the University. FYE Leaders are hired through the Student Transition and Resource Team (START) program annually through an application process in the winter semester.

Mascot – Swoop the Great Horned Owl (GHworks Job ID #3366)

Student performers hired to wear the mascot costume will have the unique opportunity to see a behind-the-scenes look at events on campus. Hours are varied based on the events and activities Swoop is asked to attend each semester. Learn more about Swoop.

Office Assistant (GHworks Job ID #6119)

Office Assistants support the Student Services department with administrative duties including event preparation and mail-outs. Hiring occurs on an as-needed basis throughout the year.

Student Life Assistant (GHworks Job ID #4130)

The Student Life Assistant supports the Student Life department with logistical and administrative duties including: event registration, preparing presentation materials, and processing paperwork. Hiring is typically done annually in the winter semester for a one-year term. The position starts in the summer semester and continues throughout the fall and winter semesters.

Student Transition and Resource Team (START) Leader (GHworks Job ID #1940)

START Leaders represent the University as a student ambassador at events, through telethons and leading campus tours. They act as a resource to prospective students and first year students in the areas of student services and campus life. START Leaders are hired annually through an application process in the winter semester.

Media Assistant (GHworks Job ID #6106 or 6542)

The Media Assistant develops new and updates existing marketing materials for Student Life, Career & Placement Services and Alumni Services. This role offers opportunities for photography, videography and video editing, and graphic design for events and social media accounts for various departments at the university. Preference will be given to students who are using this role for their internship in the Media Studies program, but all students are welcome to apply. Hiring occurs every semester.

*Your involvement in any of these listed opportunities with Student Life can be added to your Co-Curricular Record.

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