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Welcome to Shepherd University!  Our student employees are an integral part of our daily operation.  Through the Student Employment Office, employment opportunities are offered which support students’ educational and personal goals and help students achieve professional and personal development.

While working on campus, students have the opportunity to build their resumes, gain experience in the work place, and earn extra income.  Inside Higher Ed reported that students who participate in a work-study program are more likely to graduate than their similar counterparts who don’t participate in the program.

Please click on the video below to learn about the two different types of student employment- Federal Work Study and Regular- and how to find a student employment position on campus.

Student Employment Presentation/Video

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Contact Emmy Wilson, Student Employment Program Coordinator, via e-mail at

The Student Employment Office is located in the Office of Financial Aid on the first floor of Gardiner Hall. Our hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8-4:30 and Wednesdays from 9:30-4:30.