Student employees are an integral part of our operations. With flexible hours it is easy for students to arrange work schedules around classes and extracurricular activities.
Working with CP&S puts our student employees at the center of campus life, offering constant interaction with students, faculty & staff and the general public. It’s a fun and exciting work environment! New student employees are given a primary job assignment, but are also expected to function as energetic, committed team members, working together to provide excellent services and activities for the WFU community.
Some of the possible primary assignments are: Information Desk, University Switchboard, Setup Crew, Office Assistants, and MRKT, a student team that designs creative marketing materials for student organizations and university departments. Student employees also staff our newest space, Fireside on Manchester.
Our primary hiring takes place annually in March and April. If you’d like to be placed on our wait list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Student Employment”.
Questions about our open positions? Read on to find out more.
The Benson Copy Center completes printing orders satisfying departmental and student needs alike. The Copy Center produces materials related to marketing, presentations, projects, course readers and more.
“The best part about working in Benson is feeling that I have the power to make a positive impact on students and staff. I'm glad I'm able to make others happy through work that I like to do!”
Info Desk staff direct students, faculty, staff & visitors around the building & campus and give them any information they need. Staff also are responsible for opening the building in the morning and keys for room reservations in the building.
MRKT is a student graphic design team that works closely with departments and student organizations across campus in the creation of flyers, posters, logos and any other graphic design needs. Learn more about MRKT on their webpage.
Office Assistants – Dean of Students
Dean of Students Office Assistants help facilitate comfort and cohesion in the office. This includes directing students to their appointments, managing confidential documents for student conduct hearings and help with the Student Organization Finance Office.
“My favorite part about being a Benson employee is working with my peers. We have a really amazing team who work hard and make the office fun to work in. ”
Office Assistants – Student Engagement
Office of Student Engagement Office Assistants help oversee several areas of campus life, including Student Union, Student Government, and Fraternity and Sorority Life. The office plays a huge role in helping students find their place on campus and making them feel welcome in the community.
Set Up Crew
The Set Up Crew provides support for every event that goes on in Benson. Staff set up and take down every event, and make sure those events go smoothly. From audio-visual support to equipment management, they are there to help!
“Being a student employee is awesome because I really get to see how my job on campus has an impact on students. Benson is at the heart of our university and so I love being behind the scenes of what makes our campus work!”
Switchboard staff are responsible for fielding a myriad of different call types in a respectful, helpful manner and transferring calls to the correct administrative/academic department. As the Switchboard team answers the main University telephone number, they serve as the “voice of Wake Forest” and are always happy to assist any caller with any questions.
Fireside on Manchester
Our newest space, Fireside on Manchester, provides a unique outdoor gathering opportunity for students, faculty and staff. Student employees maintain the outdoor fire pits and monitor for safety. They also work on our other outdoor initiative, the Biederman Project. The Biederman Project includes our game carts, outdoor piano and other equipment designed to encourage stress relief!