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Student Employment Opportunities

Campus Recreation is one of the largest student employers on campus. We hire individuals who are people-oriented, friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic, and have good customer service skills. Current openings and all application materials can be obtained by searching the Job Listings through the Human Resources Department. Search for the specific position you are interested in. We also hire work study positions; if you qualify for Federal Work Study, search for open Campus Recreation Work Study Positions.

Campus Recreation employs students in the following areas:

Group Fitness

The Group fitness instructors complete the mentorship training program along with receiving certification or participate in class specific workshops to further their experiences. Our personal trainers are all nationally certified and in pursuit of their Kinesiology or health promotion degrees.

Intramural Sports

The UW Intramural Sports Program offers paid work opportunities for officials, supervisors, and office assistants. Previous experience as an official is desired, but not required. Training clinics are offered before the start of each sport in order to teach the required skills. None of these employment opportunities prevents participation on a team.

Open Recreation

The Open Recreation student staff is a vital part of Campus Recreation. Open Recreation student employees consist of lifeguards, customer service staff, which includes Front Lobby ID Checker, Equipment Room Attendant, Service Window Assistant, Weight Room Attendant, Facility Supervisors and two graduate assistants. There are at least 5 student employees on staff every hour when Half Acre is open. We take great pride in our excellent customer service. 

Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Program hires students for roles as office staff, bike and ski technicians, climbing wall staff, and qualified field staff to lead our outdoor activities. 

Wellness Center

The Wellness Center offers internships, employment and work-study opportunities.  We also have unpaid internship positions related to health promotion, marketing, graphic design, financial wellness, Wellness Ambassadors, and Exercise is Medicine available every semester.  Gain important professional experience and get credit for it!  Email us for more information at


The University of Wyoming is an equal opportunity employer.

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Campus Recreation

Half Acre Rec and Wellness Center

Dept. 3604

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5586

Fax: (307) 766-6720


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