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 https://studentemployment.wvu.edu/.

Login at https://wvu.joinhandshake.com/login 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 https://iserve.wvu.edu/ WVU iServe to find volunteer opportunities. 

WVU Career Services  https://careerservices.wvu.edu/students/build-a-resume, 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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