Maxmize your WS Experience

  • Be punctual and professional.
  • Show initiative, energy and commitment.
  • Learn from others.
  • Be a team player.
  • Ask questions.
  • Understand the department operations and strategies.
  • Make sure you take notes as needed.
  • Ask your supervisor for feedback for personal development.
  • Research the available resources on campus that can further enhance your skills for the desired opportunities.
  • Apply for work study positions only when genuinely interested in the department and the position.
  • If you turn down a work study offer, do it professionally and before the start date.
  • Make sure to keep your email and mobile data updated on CareerWEB and respond to calls and emails professionally.
  • Make sure that you know all the key responsibilities of the position. Your WS supervisor is responsible to provide you with these responsibilities.
  • Follow up with your WS department contact that s/he has recorded your selection on CareerWEB , and that your supervisor completes/submits a WS evaluation by the announced deadline, to ensure that you receive your WS payment at the end of the semester.

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