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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, have good customer service skills and flexible schedules. 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, apply to open Campus Recreation Work Study Positions.

Campus Recreation employs students in the following areas:


Lifeguards are nationally certified through the American Red Cross; previous experience is highly encouraged. Lifeguards oversee the safety and operations of the Half Acre Pool for drop-in swim, and Corbett Pool for additional Campus Recreation programming. Lifeguard Certification courses are offered as needed to certify or re-certify any staff.

Search: Lifeguard; Campus Recreation

Fitness Programs

Group Fitness Instructors complete the mentorship training program along with receiving certification or participation in class specific workshops to further their instructor experience and knowledge. Group Fitness encompasses a wide variety of formats including cycle, boot camp, yoga, and Zumba.

Personal Trainers are all nationally certified and in pursuit of their Kinesiology or Health Promotion degrees. Personal Trainers work one-on-one or in buddy training sessions to help clients reach their fitness goals.

Search: Group Fitness Instructor; Personal Trainer; Campus Recreation [posting will have specific format listed]

Rec Sports

The UW Rec Sports Program houses the Intramural and Club Sport programs. Staff in these areas are offered paid work opportunities as 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 to teach the required skills to all staff. None of these employment opportunities prevents participation on an Intramural or Club Sport team.

Search: Intramural Official; Recreational Sports Supervisor; Rec Sports; Campus Recreation

Open Recreation

The Open Recreation student staff is a vital part of Campus Recreation. Open Rec student employees consist of check-in and customer service staff in the Business Office; as well as Facility Employees, Facility Rovers and Building Supervisors that clean and check-out equipment throughout the facility. There are at least 5 student employees on staff every hour when the facility is open. We take great pride in the customer experience at Half Acre.

Search: Business Office Student Staff; Facility Employee: Campus Recreation

Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Program hires students as Office Staff, Bike and Ski Technicians, Climbing Wall Staff, and qualified Field Staff to lead our outdoor activities. Prior knowledge and skills are not required for all positions, but is preferred.

Search: Outdoor Program; Climbing Wall; Field Staff; Equipment Tech; Campus Recreation

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 at for more information on internships!

Search: Wellness Center; Campus Recreation


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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