Student Employment

The Office of Student Activities & Leadership (SA&L) engages with the undergraduate and graduate student populations to develop opportunities for leadership growth through student organizations and campus traditions. SA&L works closely with other Student Affairs departments (including Residence Life, Greek Life, Multicultural Affairs, Physical Education & Athletics, etc) on several projects throughout the year.

Our office provides many employment opportunities for undergraduate students and graduate students. We invite you to learn more about each of our positions. Each position is unique and offers a variety of leadership experiences, professional development opportunities and scheduling flexibility.

Undergraduate Student Positions

These positions are open to undergraduate students with work-study that are enrolled full time at Case Western Reserve University.

Please contact if you have questions about our undergraduate student employment opportunities.

Graduate Student Positions

These positions are open to students enrolled in graduate courses as degree-seeking students at Case Western Reserve University or a neighboring institution. Graduate Assistants will have the opportunity to strengthen presentation, organization, writing and communication skills while enhancing project management skills. We strive to provide opportunities for graduate assistants in discovering and incubating areas of interest. Please read each of the position descriptions thoroughly to find more information on position requirements, responsibilities, and compensation packages.

Graphic Design/Marketing

The Graduate Intern, under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Student Engagement, will assist with executing a comprehensive marketing strategy, with a strong emphasis on graphic design and the creation of marketing materials that showcase the resources of the Office and highlight the outstanding student leaders that compose student life at CWRU. This position will strengthen student advising, strategic marketing, administrative, budget, program development/implementation and facilitation skills.


The Graduate Assistant for Leadership reports to the Associate Director for Leadership to create a comprehensive leadership development program series that remains responsive to the current needs of the Case Western Reserve University undergraduate and graduate student population.


Under the direction of the Coordinator for Assessment and Operations , the graduate assistant for operations actively assists with the coordination of events by training, scheduling and meeting weekly the undergraduate student assistants to ensure that groups have a smooth and successful experience in the program centers. Manage the ordering and inventory of the Sparta Center, a service provided by the SA&L office which offers programmatic resources to all undergraduate and graduate student organizations. Additionally, this individual will be given direct connection to the undergraduate student population through the co-advisement of the Thwing Study Over committee and the annual Homecoming parade.


The Graduate Assistant for Programs reports to the Assistant Director for Programs and will work with the Assistant Director to project manage several events during Homecoming including the Homecoming Royalty process, coordinate the Spartan Mascot Program, assist in the development of training sessions using the StrengthsQuest® assessment and co-advise the University Program Board.

Graduate Student Engagement

The Graduate Assistant for Graduate Student Engagement is chiefly responsible for assisting in the development of the graduate student community, conducting assessment of services and programs sponsored by SA&L and develop programs to enhance the graduate student experience. Assist the Associate Director in the support of the Graduate Student Council. Creativity, innovative thinking and the ability to work with a team is required.

Please contact the Leah Shaw for more information about any of our graduate student employment opportunities.