The Office of Veterans Programs is seeking VA-Work-Study-eligible applicants to assist with their operation. Select the position below where you would most like to work and the application will allow you to make a second and third choice if no openings are available in the preferred area:
Duties include maintaining active and inactive certification files, typing and amending certification forms. You will also serve as a receptionist, answering and transferring phone calls, greeting visitors, and scheduling appointments.
Peer Counselor & Outreach Program
Duties include contacting veterans and members of the selected reserve by mail and telephone. You will provide information about educational and financial aid opportunities, as well as VA benefits. Additionally, you will provide information to individuals interested in Penn State enrollment.
Vocational Rehabilitation (Ch. 31) Assistant
Duties include assisting in the development and maintenance of databases for Chapter 31 counselor. Additionally, you will assist with other computer-related duties and clerical responsibilities.
World Campus Military Team Assistant
Two VA Work Study positions are available through the Office of Veterans Programs, but working with the Penn State World Campus Military and Veteran Marketing Team for outreach to military and student veterans. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, Microsoft Office software proficiency, and be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and challenging environment. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Aaron Rooks at .
For all positions, skill in at least one of the following areas is a preferred:
- Microsoft Office applications
- Reception work
- Excellent Communications Skills
- Applicants must be mature, self-starters who are able to work with little supervision.