Available Work-Study Positions | Western Technical College

Available Work-Study Positions

Additional work-study positions will be posted on an on-going basis. Students who are interested in applying for a work-study position are encouraged to complete an application and submit it to the supervisor of the interested position.

The current pay rate for Federal Work-Study is $12 per hour.

Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (HVAC) Work-Study

Purpose

To assist the HVAC Department with various tasks.

Responsibilities

Diagnose and repair HVAC equipment in the HVAC Lab area. Organize the storage area and rebuild student training aids.

Qualifications

Must be organized, willing to submit paperwork on time and have knowledge in electrical and refrigeration.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Michael Stewart
608-789-6295
StewartM@westerntc.edu

Bio-Med Lab Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Maintain Bio-Med equipment and lab operations, and process data for bio-med program. 

Responsibilities

Cleaning the lab, organizing, lab set-up, lab development, photo copying of assignments and handouts, repair of lab equipment and electronic devices, repair services to medical equipment in other parts of the campus including RT, EMT, CLT and Nursing, data entry or Microsoft office editing, tutor or lead study groups and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Skills with electronics or computer maintenance or computer networking preferred or admitted to the HTM or an electronics program. Skills with word or access preferred. Able to move and lift equipment up to 30 lbs.

Length of Employment
September to April
Supervisor
Lilly Kosir
608-785-9279
kosirl@westerntc.edu

Catering Assistant - Food Services

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To help assist with catering events around campus. 

Responsibilities

Prepare and serve meals, snacks, buffets and any other requirements specified for the event. Prepare and serve hot and cold drinks, clean and clear tables and eating areas when required and make sure that all equipment, dishes, and utensils are cleaned and returned to proper storage areas. Ensure cleanliness of all eating and drinking areas, assist in the food preparation for catered meals and assist in other related duties. 

Qualifications

Must be efficient, dependable and able to carry out instructions independently. A professional demeanor, in addition to strong communication and customer service skills are imperative. A strong understanding of campus programs and operations is extremely valuable. 

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Kim Moen
608-789-6155
moenk@westerntc.edu

Child Care Assistant

Location
YWCA - La Crosse, 419 North 9th Street
Purpose

To gain experience and knowledge of working with children in a group setting.

Responsibilities

Assist teachers who work with children, assist in the care of children with teacher direction, clean/wash toys, help in the kitchen for meal prep and cleanup, and help in the office (answer phones, file, type, make copies). 

Qualifications

Must have certain classes in order to be with children or left with children. Can discuss further at interview. Background check required for the YWCA.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Jayme Larson
608-785-9541
Director@ywcalax.org

Interior Design Student Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

Support Interior Design program staff and students.

Responsibilities

Various office duties, helping with lesson planning activities, helping with computer support for students, helping with special projects as approved by supervisor, helping with other miscellaneous activities and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Must be a current interior design student holding a 4.0 GPA. Can not have any missing work.
 

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Jennifer Stangl
(608)-785-9228
StanglJ@westerntc.edu

Media Center Assistant

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To assist the staff in running the department smoothly and to gain work experience for the future. 

Responsibilities

Cover Help desk and phone. Assist with classroom technology setups.

Qualifications

Experience in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows. Mac experience is helpful. Basic hardware and software knowledge and customer service experience a plus. 

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Jess Strelow
608-789-4776
StrelowJ@westerntc.edu

Nurse Manager Assistant

Location
Mayo Clinic Health System 700 West Ave S La Crosse, WI 54601
Purpose

Provide assistance to the Nurse Manager(s) related to scheduling, project support, and clerical support.

Responsibilities

Assist with scheduling, provide support and assistance with projects, and general clerical duties to support the nursing department manager(s).

Qualifications

Proficiency in computer applications, database systems, and general clerical skills are required. Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work with confidential information. Must be dependable, reliable, and organized. All employees are expected to dress and conduct themselves in a professional manner. Professional behavior includes being respectful, polite, and courteous of others. More details on Mayo Clinic’s professional dress and decorum policy will be provided during the onboarding process.

Length of Employment
January - April
Supervisor
Kelly Burrows
608-392-2654
Burrows.kelly@mayo.edu

Office Assistant - Health & Public Safety

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

To learn office work and gain experience and assist the Health and Public Safety Division office in their everyday roles and processes.

Responsibilities

Assist Program Assistants, answer phones, data entry, copy/scan documents, assist Nursing and EMS TA's when needed. Other job duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge of Microsoft Office, dependable, good customer service, attention to detail, ability to work with confidential information. Student in Business program preferred.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Paula Berg
608-785-9295
BergP@westerntc.edu

Program Staff/Reading Tutor - Hamilton Boys & Girls Club

Location
1111 7th Street South, La Crosse WI 54601
Purpose

To help mentor school aged children in grades K through 5th. 

Responsibilities

To supervise school aged members, plan activities, assist on field trips and help support behavioral expectations.

Qualifications

Seeking individuals who have a background in working with school-aged children. A background check will be done prior to employment. 

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for Summer)
Supervisor
Cassidy Murphy
608-784-6065
Cassidy.Murphy@bgclax.org

Union Market Food Service Assistant - Union Market

Location
La Crosse Campus
Purpose

A Union Market student employee is responsible for all phases of food service at Western Technical College.  Setup, service, cashiering, and clean up all fall within the scope of this position.  Each position will fluctuate depending on time of day and specific needs. 

Responsibilities
  • Take and give patrons quick and courteous service.
  • Prepare customer’s order using the proper recipe, portion and technique.
  • Follow proper cooking, storage, and food handling techniques as trained.
  • Keep work area clean, safe, and orderly at all times.
  • Complete training on all pieces of equipment prior to use.
  • Assist in all phases of set up, service and clean up in operation as needed.
  • Accurately and efficiently tell and charge patrons for purchases.
  • Assure security of cash register.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Team Members must be efficient, dependable, and able to carry out instructions independently. A professional demeanor, in addition to strong communication and customer service skills are imperative. Work hours will vary depending on hours of operation and the student’s availability. Generally, team members will work day and evening shifts. No experience needed we will train you.

Length of Employment
September to April (with potential for summer)
Supervisor
Ben Bierman
608-785-9403
biermanb@westerntc.edu
Contact Us

For more information, contact the Work-Study Coordinator: