Answered By: Penny Pugh
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2020     Views: 54

Student Library jobs including Work Study are posted on HandShake. Students MUST use it to apply.

You'll find it on the web at

Login at with your WVU ID credentials to search current campus job listings, including any library jobs.

Basic steps include:

  • keep your resume up to date
  • research and become informed about the place you want to work
    • familiarize yourself with information on the website
    • talk to people that already have the job you want 
  • if you lack library experience
    • find out what skills are useful at the library
    • emphasize your experience and talents that align with those skills
    • network and get experience by volunteering    

You can follow the WVU Libraries on WVU iServe to find volunteer opportunities. 

WVU Career Services, links to resources to assist you in making your resume stand out, write a great cover letter, and develop interview skills. 


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