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Student Life

Department Benefits

Student Life Employment

Department Benefits

Student Life StaffStudent Life Pumpkin DecoratingBesides the opportunity to work hands on in a professional environment…the Department of Student Life offers several incentives to its student employees.

Department employees enjoy…

  • Mentor Program. The Department’s Mentor Program is a unique opportunity allowing student assistants to meet with full-time graduate assistant staff weekly. These relationships help build unity within the Department and provide a role model for all employees.
  • Bookstore Gift Card. Student employees receive a $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble Bookstore in the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester.
  • Monthly incentives. The “Raving Roo” Program recognizes one student assistant each month for superior work within the Department.
  • Department events. All student employees are invited to Fun Days held throughout each semester.  Fun Days are a great way to relax and enjoy fellow employees within the Department.  At the end of each semester there is an event celebrating and recognizing departing student employees.
  • Committees. Have the opportunity to work on Department Search Committees, experiencing the interview process from the viewpoint of an interviewer. Other committees available throughout the academic year.
  • Scholarship. As a student employee, apply for scholarships unique to the Department of Student Life.
  • Experience. Gain professional experience on machinery, office equipment, and a wide variety of specialized databases and programs.
  • Relationships. Make lifelong relationships with fellow student employees and staff members.

Guaranteed, working with the Department of Student Life will help better your college career and will make you a more marketable candidate in the job market! Don’t hesitate to turn in an application today and start your journey to a fulfilling employment opportunity!


Interested in working in the Department of Student Life?

All interested applicants must submit a completed Department application to Student Union Room 211. All applications remain on file for 6 months; however, applicants are encouraged to submit new applications for specific Department searches.

Download ApplicationDownload the Department of Student Life application

For more information or questions, click the Contact Us or visit us in the Student Union, Room 211.

The Department of Student Life is committed to building community through collaborative learning experiences that provide our students the opportunity to:
Engage   • Serve   • Lead

The Department of Student Life
Student Union
303 Carrol St.
Akron, Ohio 44325-4601

Phone: 330-972-7866

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