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Engineering Challenge Camp Counselors

 The WVU Statler College will be hiring Engineering Challenge Camp Counselors to run the 2019 summer camp programs.

Time Frame:

  • Mandatory Training will be held 2 days: May 20-21
  • June 16-21
  • June 23-28
  • July 7-12
  • July 14-19
  • July 22-26
  • July 29-Aug 2
  • Each Counselor will work a minimum of 3 weeks.

Staffing Needs:

Each week, the Engineering Challenge Camps will be staffed by 4 counselors during the day. During the night there will also be 4 overnight counselors.
Priority will be given to those who can work multiple weeks, and preference will be given to those who can work all weeks. If you can only work selected week, please indicated on your application which weeks you would be available, as we may be able to work around your schedule.


Pay: $600 per week

Day Shift Counselor
(8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)- The day shift counselors' main duty is being an educational role model. They are in charge of helping campers with education activities planned throughout the day, creating enthusiasm among campers and keeping an upbeat, positive attitude throughout. Counselors will also assist in curriculum development prior to camp. (Hours can vary slightly throughout the week.) Housing will not be provided for day counselors.

Night Shift Counselor (4:30 p.m.- 9:00 a.m.)- The night counselor is primarily in charge of overseeing and participating in recreational activities. They are in charge of student supervision overnight. Night counselors should be role models who are able to keep close track of campers during free time and evening activities. Night shift counselors are expected to stay on campus in the dorms during the duration of camp.


  • Counselors must have a current driver's license.
  • Counselors must be able to attend the mandatory training on May 20-21.
  • Counselors must complete Rule 1.7 training (Youth on Campus Training) prior to start of camp.
  • Counselors must complete a CPR and first aid training. (Fees will be covered by camp.)
  • Counselors are responsible for their own housing. (Exception for overnight counselors.)
  • Counselors must be a current student (graduate or undergraduate) within the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.


All applications are due by 3 p.m. on March 29.
Applications will be reviewed starting the day after they are due, and you will be notified whether or not you will be asked to interview for the position. Interviews will take place the week of April 8, 2019.
You can apply at this link: Engineering Challenge Camp Counselor Application


Questions should be directed to Cate Schlobohm at 304-293-0399 or You can also stop by G-103 ESB.