Schreiner University typically employs over 400 students each year, through a combination of work-study positions, regular hourly jobs, research assistantships and MOUNTAINEER Internships. Faculty and Staff can request positions by contacting the Office of of Meaningful Work. Positions are usually funded through Federal Work-Study or Institutional Work-Study awards, but students can also be compensated through grants, scholarships, and other awards. Jobs are posted and students apply through HANDSHAKE.


Work-Study Positions

  • Open to Schreiner students and funded through either Federal Work-Study or Institutional Work-Study awards. If students have not received a work-study offer in their Financial Aid Package, but believe they may qualify for work-study, please have them contact Financial Services – Financial aid | Schreiner University
  • Students are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week (regardless of the number of positions held on campus).
  • Level I positions start at $10.00/hr., Level II positions pay $11.00/hr., and Level III positions pay $12.00/hr.
  • Fulfills MEANINGFUL WORK Certificate requirement.

Other Types of Positions

  • All Schreiner students are eligible for other jobs that are not part of the work-study program. These positions include Schreiner Ambassadors, Mountaineer Mentors, Research Assistants, Resident Assistants, Lifeguards and others.
  • These positions are usually compensated by means of financial aid, grants or in-kind benefits (like housing and a meal plan for RA’s)
  • Fulfills MEANINGFUL WORK Certificate requirement.
  • NOTE: Campus jobs and paid internships are also available with our campus food services and catering provider, Aramark.

 Community Internship Program (CIP)

  • Open to all full-time Schreiner students with at least 30 credit hours. Must apply in Handshake for CIP program. Applications open in the spring semester each year.
  • Summer program is 10 weeks; 150 hours required. $1,200 tuition grant and on-campus housing provided.
  • Academic program is 12 weeks/semester; 120 hours/semester required. $1,000 tuition grant/semester. No housing provided.
  • Contact the Office of Meaningful Work for more information.
  • Fulfills MEANINGFUL WORK Certificate requirement.


How To Find An On-Campus Job

  1. Go to Handshake and complete your profile. Be sure to upload your resume, as it is required to apply for jobs. If you haven’t logged on before, please register an account with your Schreiner student email.
  2. Upload required documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Letters of Recommendation, and the Work-Study Employment Application form: Schreiner_Work-Study_Employment_Application.pdf
  3. Add Education, Work & Volunteer Experience, Organizations & Extracurriculars, and Skills.
  4. Search for Jobs (upper left corner of your page) and filter by On-campus.
  5. Students new to campus employment must attend a Human Resources payroll orientation BEFORE beginning work. Payroll orientation sessions will start August 8th and continue through December. Microsoft Booking will be utilized for students to register for sessions ahead of time. Students will be notified by Human Resources via email when they have been added to payroll and are cleared to start work.
  6. Please contact the Human Resources team ( with any questions regarding payroll. 830.792.7226
  7. Please contact the Office of Meaningful Work with any questions regarding work-study and/or internships.


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