Student Employment

Westminster College hires hundreds of students each year to work in a variety of different offices and departments. The Student Employment Handbook explains how the program works and outlines employment policies and procedures.

Employment Programs

  1. Federal Work Study
  2. Student Employment

Students eligible for Federal Work Study will be given priority for campus job openings. To find out if you qualify for the Federal Work Study Program please contact the Financial Aid Office at 801.832.2500.

Find a Student Job

  1. Find a list of open positions on the Student Job Board
  2. Submit an Application
    • Submit a current resume and Student Employment Application to the hiring manager indicated on the job posting
    • Work with the Career Center if you need help creating a resume
  3. Interview
  4. Complete New Hire Paperwork
    • If you are offered the position, you are required to fill out an I-9 form, W-4 form, and Direct Deposit before your start date. You must also provide a form of acceptable ID (original documentation required, no photo copies).

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Working While at Westminster

The employment of students has proven to be a beneficial program for both Westminster College and the students who work on campus. In 2020–21, Westminster College employed 400+ students, placing an investment of $1.5 million (including federal work study) into student employment opportunities across campus.

Student employment provides an opportunity to get connected on campus and work with faculty, staff, and other students while earning a paycheck. Students make an average wage of $9.50 an hour. Some of the typical jobs and/or departments where students work include:

  • Admissions Representative
  • America Reads Tutor
  • ASW Positions
  • Athletic Assistant
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Bike Technician
  • Campus Patrol
  • Center for Civic Engagement
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Climbing Wall Instructor
  • Computer Lab Assistant
  • Concierge Desk
  • Environmental Center
  • Grounds Assistant
  • Hall Monitor
  • Library
  • Lifeguard
  • Mail Services
  • Music
  • Note taker
  • Office Assistant
  • Photo Lab Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Scorekeeper
  • Student Life
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Theatre
  • Tutor
  • Writing Center Consultant

These jobs can provide useful experience for building a resume. If you have any questions about resumes, internships, or off campus employment opportunities, contact the Career Center.


Allie Shorkey, Student Employment Manager


Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


Career Center, Shaw 101