Student Employment Policy

All Wilmington College students, regardless of financial need, may apply for employment opportunities on campus. Positions are available in many departments and the hourly rate is no less than current minimum wage and is based on experience.

Federal Work Study (FWS) is awarded to undergraduates based on FAFSA results. Any on campus position is eligible to be set up as FWS. FWS Community Partner positions are also available off-campus. This unique opportunity allows FWS eligible students to work off-campus with local organizations to improve the quality of life for members of the Wilmington community.

To apply for any student positions, login to your Handshake account. After you create your profile and upload a resume, you can apply for positions by hovering over Job Listings and clicking on Student Employment On-Campus Jobs. This list contains all positions on- campus including the FWS Community Partner positions that are located off-campus.

Once you are offered a job and before you begin work, you must register with Human Resources in College Hall, Room 306. Hiring Manager needs to provide you with a student hiring form to give to human resources. You will need to bring original identification documents required for the Federal I-9 employment verification process, examples are as follows.

  • Driver’s License & Social Security Card
  • Driver’s License & Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • More documents allowed: www.uscis.gov.

To complete the registration process you will receive an email via your Wilmington College email address with a link to the College HR/Payroll system. You will electronically complete the following information:

For ALL Student Employees:

  • Personal Information: Your legal name, home address, and phone number.
  • Federal I-9: Required to confirm employment eligibility. This process must be completed on or before the first day of work.
  • Federal Tax Withholding: Earnings are subject to federal taxes.
  • State Tax Withholding: Earnings are subject to state taxes, as required.
  • Local Tax: Wilmington City Tax is deducted from all employees; Ohio residents may also have mandatory school district tax withholdings.
  • Direct Deposit: The Wilmington College has mandatory direct depositing of pay for all employees, including student employees. You will need to provide your bank's routing/ transit number plus your account number.
  • Emergency Contacts: At least one emergency contact is requested.

International Students:

Immigration regulations do permit international students in F or J status to work on campus. Before beginning work, international students must complete certain College and governmental processes. International student employees must apply for a Social Security Number before being permitted to work. In order to apply for a Social Security Number, you must take your Social Security Letter for F-1/J-1 Students to the Social Security Administration immediately after receiving the offer of employment. You will receive a letter from Social Security that states you have applied for the number. You may take the letter to Human Resources and fill out the required paperwork to begin working on campus. Once you receive your Social Security Number, you will need to return to Human Resources to update your employment record.

All Wilmington College students, regardless of financial need, may apply for employment opportunities on campus. Positions are available in many departments and the hourly rate is no less than current minimum wage and is based on experience.

Federal Work Study (FWS) is awarded to undergraduates based on FAFSA results. Any on campus position is eligible to be set up as FWS. FWS Community Partner positions are also available off-campus. This unique opportunity allows FWS eligible students to work off-campus with local organizations to improve the quality of life for members of the Wilmington community.

To apply for any student positions, login to your Handshake account. After you create your profile and upload a resume, you can apply for positions by hovering over Job Listings and clicking on Student Employment On-Campus Jobs. This list contains all positions on- campus including the FWS Community Partner positions that are located off-campus.

Once you are offered a job and before you begin work, you must register with Human Resources in College Hall, Room 306. Hiring Manager needs to provide you with a student hiring form to give to human resources. You will need to bring original identification documents required for the Federal I-9 employment verification process, examples are as follows.

  • Driver’s License & Social Security Card
  • Driver’s License & Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • More documents allowed: www.uscis.gov.

To complete the registration process you will receive an email via your Wilmington College email address with a link to the College HR/Payroll system. You will electronically complete the following information:

For ALL Student Employees:

  • Personal Information: Your legal name, home address, and phone number.
  • Federal I-9: Required to confirm employment eligibility. This process must be completed on or before the first day of work.
  • Federal Tax Withholding: Earnings are subject to federal taxes.
  • State Tax Withholding: Earnings are subject to state taxes, as required.
  • Local Tax: Wilmington City Tax is deducted from all employees; Ohio residents may also have mandatory school district tax withholdings.
  • Direct Deposit: The Wilmington College has mandatory direct depositing of pay for all employees, including student employees. You will need to provide your bank's routing/ transit number plus your account number.
  • Emergency Contacts: At least one emergency contact is requested.

International Students:

Immigration regulations do permit international students in F or J status to work on campus. Before beginning work, international students must complete certain College and governmental processes. International student employees must apply for a Social Security Number before being permitted to work. In order to apply for a Social Security Number, you must take your Social Security Letter for F-1/J-1 Students to the Social Security Administration immediately after receiving the offer of employment. You will receive a letter from Social Security that states you have applied for the number. You may take the letter to Human Resources and fill out the required paperwork to begin working on campus. Once you receive your Social Security Number, you will need to return to Human Resources to update your employment record.