West Texas A&M University

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Career Services - Part Time Jobs

Employment While You're In College

QUICK LINKS

Federal Work Study (FWS) program This program is part of a financial aid package for qualified individuals. West Texas A&M University hires students who have a FWS award as well as students who do not.

BuffJobs – This comprehensive database features on-campus jobs, as well as other part-time jobs in the surrounding area, internships and full-time positions for after graduation. Every student applying for on-campus employment must complete a WTAMU Student Employment Application (found in the BuffJobs Resource Library) and upload it to their BuffJobs profile.  Students receive access to BuffJobs at Orientation and/or upon registration for classes. 

List of Documents to be Presented Once Employment is Obtained – If you obtain a job, you must present documents proving that you’re eligible to work in the United States. Documents must be original; faxes and copies are not allowed.

Bi-weekly Schedule of Payments for Campus Jobs

Time/Traq & Required Employee Training – This link provides access to the online training modules required for Texas A&M system employees as well as to the TimeTraq electronic payroll timekeeping system. (Student employees receive their UIN and password in a "Work Authorization" email, which arrives upon the successful completion of their student employment paperwork.)

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Location of Office - Career Services is located in the Student Success Center in the Classroom Center, 113.  We are open from 8:00am - 7:00pm on Mondays and 8:00am-5:00pm Tuesday through Friday when fall and spring classes are in session.  Our phone number is 806.651.2397.  Email us at part-timejobs@wtamu.edu.

Job Search Workshops - Navigating the Part-time Job Search is a workshop designed for students seeking a part-time job. We walk through the steps to apply for a job, provide interview and resume tips and key ways to succeed in a job. Workshops last  around 45 minutes and are held in CC 113. See Career Services' schedule of events for a complete listing of workshops. No RSVP required, but please arrive early as no latecomers are admitted.

EEO/AA Statement - West Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or veteran status.  Reaffirmation Memo

IRCA Requirement - The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.  Every student hired on campus must show current and original documentation as required by law.

Criminal History Information - All employees of West Texas A&M University -- even student workers -- will undergo a criminal background check.

Selective Service Requirement - Texas law requires that males, age 18 through 25, show proof of compliance with Federal Selective Service Laws. The Selective Service web site allows the user to verify if they are in compliance.

Public Disclosure of Information - Be advised that under Texas law, names and other information concerning applicants or nominees may be subject to disclosure upon request.

Notice to applicants: WTAMU's Campus Security and Fire Safety Report includes a crime report, safety checklists, emergency phone numbers, policy statements, descriptions of emergency campus services, information about acquaintance rape and the abuse of alcohol and other drugs. A paper copy will be provided upon request.

Professional Development -- Student employment at West Texas A&M University provides excellent preparation for career success.  Besides on-the-job experience, student workers gain soft/transferrable skills through workshops addressing a variety of topics, including stress management, office etiquette, and more. 

Student Employee Recognition -- Our student workers make significant contributions to the daily operations of West Texas A&M University.  Every spring we celebrate their accomplishments with a week of activities!  (Click logo for details)

 

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