Washington State University

Center for Civic Engagement

Student Employment Opportunities  

100_2198 (1)Make a difference. Join the Center for Civic Engagement. The CCE looks for motivated and service-minded undergraduates and graduate assistants to fill a variety of positions in our office. For more information on the CCE, click here.

Openings are typically advertised at the end of the fall and spring semesters, but openings are posted throughout the year as they become available. Check this page for updates and openings if you are interested in applying to work at the CCE. Students eligible for work study are preferred.

Positions are filled on a rolling basis, so be sure to apply early. This is a great opportunity to get paid to make a difference while developing valuable professional experience. We hope to see your application soon.


How to Apply for Undergraduate Positions

P1020348 (1)Interested undergraduates should apply through CougLink, the WSU employment opportunities website. Undergraduate positions include Community Program Assistants, Literacy Mentors, Marketing Assistants, Peer Mentors, Program Assistants, and Project Leaders. Full positions descriptions are on CougLink when openings are available.

CougLink Instructions:

  • Login using your network ID and password (same as for Zzusis).

  • If you have not already done so, upload your resume under "Documents". You cannot submit an application until this is completed.

  • Select "WSU CougLink" from the dropdown menu under "Jobs".

  • Select the "WSU On Campus Student Employment" tab.

  • Search "civic engagement" in quotes to find all open CCE positions. 

Watch the video below for further assistance navigating CougLink.


How to Apply for Graduate Assistantships

P1130972Graduate assistant candidates should email Ben Calabretta, Associate Director, at ben.calabretta@wsu.edu to receive open position descriptions. To apply for an open position, submit a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information to Ben Calabretta.

GA positions include Community Partnerships, Literacy Programs, Administrative Services, Academic Program, and Group Projects. Graduate Assistantships include a tuition waiver, stipend, and health insurance. Applicants should be eligible for work study. Click here to learn more about assistantships.


Fall 2015 Openings

Graduate Assistantships Undergraduate Positions

Academic Program

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The CCE is looking for a motivated and service-minded graduate student to fill the Academic Program Graduate Assistant (GA) position to start August 3, 2015. The CCE promotes student learning through curricular and co-curricular civic engagement, and graduate assistants play a critical role in the development and leadership of the program. The Academic Program GA is vital to the success of service learning courses by communicating with faculty, community partners, students, and professionals; coordinating course logistics; and by maintaining accurate records and database information.

The successful applicant must be eligible for financial aid work study, and the appointment includes a tuition waiver, stipend, and health insurance. For a complete job description and information on how to apply for these positions, please contact Ben Calabretta, CCE Associate Director, at ben.calabretta@wsu.edu.

Positions will be filled on a rolling basis, so be sure to apply early. This is a great opportunity for graduate students to help make a difference in the community while developing professional experience, so we hope to see your application soon.


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Spring 2015 Openings

Graduate Assistantships:
Literacy Programs
Group Projects

Undergraduate Positions:
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Center for Civic Engagement, PO Box 647204, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-7204 | 509-335-7708 | fax: 509-335-3400| CUB L45/L48 | M-W 8-7/Th-F 8-5 | cce@wsu.edu