Student Employment: Getting a college job

Having a job while you are in college helps reduce your student debt, builds your resume, and increases your chance of success in college. 

Requirements: To work on campus during the school year, you must take at least 12 credit hours of classes at WWU. For summer employment on campus, you must be enrolled for summer classes or be accepted and pre-registered for at least 12 credit hours of classes at WWU for the fall quarter.

How to get a college job:

Step 1—Find a job opening that matches your skills on Job Scene. 
Job Scene hosts on- and off-campus opportunities for employment and internships. 

Step 2—Fill out an application for your job of choice.
You can apply to multiple positions with one application. Your submitted application will be sent to the Student Employment office and you can request that it be forwarded to the employer(s) of your choice.

Step 3—Complete the required employment documents.
If you have questions, our office would love to help! Call (509) 527-2357.

Step 4—Call, email, or visit the Student Employment office to complete your application process.
The Student Employment office will forward your application to the employer of your choice.

Student Employee of the Year 2022

Please join the office of Student Employment on congratulating Noahnna Slaton, a Senior at Walla Walla University’s 2022 Student Employee of the Year.

Noahnna will receive a $2300 scholarship. She was nominated by her supervisor Michael Trethewey.

Runner-up Sarah Kozachenko (Custodial Department) will receive a $750 scholarship.

Noahnn's' supervisors have this to say about her:

“Noahnna is reliable, shows up to work on time, runs a great schedule, managers her workers well and works hard. She is meticulous in the way she takes care of the equipment and has encouraged the mow crew to do the same. “

“Noahnna exceeds expectations in leading a rowdy, energetic crew to become more thoughtful and detail-oriented. “

“Noahnna has majorly impacted the mow crew’s attitude and performance. She is extremely professional and combines this with a fun sense of humor to keep it light.

2021-2022 Student Employee of the Year nominees



Class standing


Noahnna SlatonGrounds DepartmentSeniorMichael Trethewey
Sarah KozachenkoCustodial DepartmentJuniorAnne Trunkey
Olivia Antuna

Department of Mathematics and 

Department of Computer Science

SeniorJonathan Duncan
Jake FreedleStudent Employment OfficeSophomoreHeidi Lindstrom
Kaitlyn KramerAcademic Records OfficeSeniorNancy Starr
Jordan ManteghiAthletics DepartmentseniorLogan Adams
Eric MillerGrounds DepartmentSeniorMichael Trethewey
Isac RiveraStudent Financial Services OfficeJuniorNancy Caldera
Teddy SlatonGrounds DepartmentSeniorMichael Trethewey
Olivia SproedDepartment of TechnologySophomoreLinda Felipez