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. Click here to learn more about assistantships.

Fall 2015 Openings

Graduate Assistantships Undergraduate Positions

Administrative Services




Marketing Assistant
Literacy Mentor
Project Leader
Peer Mentor
Program Assistant
Community Program Assistant


Undergraduate positions are open on CougLink starting Monday, March 2, 2015. Graduate students can email ben.calabretta@wsu.edu to receive open position descriptions beginning Friday, February 27, 2015. Positions are filled on a rolling basis, so it's important to apply early.

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Spring 2015 Openings

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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