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Student Employment

Wilson Commons Student Activities (WCSA) houses many services for the University community and provides opportunities for undergraduate student employment. WCSA employs undergraduate students in the following positions:

  • Campus Center Building Managers
  • Candy Makers
  • Common Connection
  • Communications & Graphics Assistant
  • Hartnett Art Gallery
  • Mobile Box Office
  • Rocky's Sub Shop and & Lounge
  • SA Transportation Assistant
  • Spirit Coordinators
  • Spurrier/Genesee Hall Building Managers
  • Student Organization Finance Office
  • Ticket Assistant
  • The Common Market
  • Web Development Assistant

Work-study is preferred for some positions.

Working in WCSA is rewarding and fun for undergraduate students with good interpersonal skills and a desire to work in service-oriented jobs. From supervising pool tournaments to staffing art exhibits, from managing key sign-outs to making fudge, WCSA has employment opportunities for motivated undergraduate students.

The major attributes for employment in WCSA are solid interpersonal skills, a professional attitude, friendliness, and responsibility. Most jobs in WCSA have flexible hours and are "schedule friendly." Many of the areas are supervised by a student with experience who reports to the professional staff in Wilson Commons.

Already work for WCSA? Use the links below to quickly find student employee policies, fill out your timecard, see our student employee award page, and more:

Fall 2019 WCSA Student Employee Training

Our mandatory training for all Wilson Commons Student Activities student employees will be Tuesday, August 27th as part of Fall Leadership Training. Student employees must register for the training by August 13th using University Tickets. There is no fee or cost for registration. During registration you will be required to sign up for two breakout sessions and provide us with any dietary restrictions you might have. There will be an optional free lunch at 11:50am. A complete schedule of events is listed below.

If you are both a student employee of WCSA and a student organization leader there is a special registration option that will register you for the combined training. The combined training will allow you to attend all required sessions. The combined schedule is listed below the Student Employee Training schedule.

Student Employee Training Schedule:

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. – Registration w/ Light Breakfast, Gowen Room

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. – Opening Session–Important Employment and WCSA Updates, Team Building, Gowen Room

9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. – Employee Leadership Breakout Sessions, Various Locations

  1. Customer Service
  2. Supervising Your Peers Part I
  3. Implicit Bias
  4. Understanding Leadership
  5. Practices of Leadership

10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. – Employee Skill Builders and Break Out Session One (Limited), Various Locations 

  1. Building Time Management Habits and Strategies
  2. Running Effective Meetings
  3. Interviewing Skills
  4. Interviewing Skills
  5. Personal Finances
  6. Telling Your Story (Resume workshop)
  7. Telling Your Story (Resume workshop)
  8. 11:50am – Lunch (Optional), Gowen Room

Combined Employee and Student Org Leader Schedule:

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. – Registration w/ Light Breakfast, Gowen Room

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. – Opening Session–Important Employment and WCSA Updates, Team Building, Gowen Room

9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. – Student Organization Leader Opening Session, Ballroom A, B, C

10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. – Employee Skill Builders and Break Out Session One, Various Locations 

11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. – Lunch & Expo: Hirst Lounge, May Room, Havens, & Bridge Lounge

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Breakout Session Two, Various Locations

2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Closing Session w/ Advisor (dessert), Various Locations  

Open Positions

For open positions please check FA JobLink.