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Student Employment

Working on campus is a good way to concentrate on your studies while earning money on the side. If you are employed at a campus job, you can work it into your class schedule, maybe event between classes. This will give you the flexibility that you need to be a successful college student.

Many times a campus job can fit your career interests and provide you with job experience in a particular field as well.

Steps to Get a Job on Campus

  1. Be sure you have been awarded and accepted "Work-Study" on your accesSPoint financial aid page.
  2. You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits during the semester.
  3. Search in Quest for available positions (select “Wausau”). Complete and submit an application or otherwise follow the instructions in the particular job posting.
  4. A supervisor will contact you about each position you’ve applied for.

Student Employment FAQs

Why work on campus?

  • Work schedules are flexible and take into consideration your class schedule.
  • Wages are competitive with off-campus jobs.
  • It only takes a few minutes (and no gas) to get to your job.
  • Campus positions often fit your career goals.

Do I need to receive federal work-study money (financial aid) to apply?

Many of the departments only employ students who are receiving federal work-study because the federal government pays some of the wages.

For the work-study positions, you need to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be accepted before applying.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

For questions about the positions, call or e-mail the department contact for the positions that interest you.

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