Work Study

Work Study Positions

If you have been approved for federal work study you may contact the supervisors below to apply for their listed positions. All positions will be compensated at $15.48 per hour.

Biomedical Sciences

Supervisor:

Shinichi Asano, Ph.D.

Office number

333

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

15

Positions available:

1

Job Description:

The research in my laboratory is focused on vascular physiology with the aim of understanding the mechanisms of inflammation mediated vascular pathologies. Currently, the goal of our lab is to determine how sex influences asthma associated vascular dysfunction. Students will conduct general preclinical lab duties including small animal handling, organ bath, western blot, immunohistochemistry, and ELISA. Students are required to have previous experience with these wet lab skills. Other duties will include data management, data analysis, statistical analysis, and the presentation of findings at conferences. (More positions available if willing to rotate shifts/schedules).

Clinical Science

Supervisor:

Cameron Felty, D.O.

Office number

C329

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

5-10

Positions available:

2

Job Description:

Scan (pathology) slides using Aperio system.

Center for Rural and Community Health (CRCH)

Supervisor:

Joyce Martin

Office number

B221

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

10-12

Positions available:

2

Job Description:

The WVSOM Center for Rural and Community Health aims to drive engagement in rural health across campus, Greenbrier Valley, and the state through community-centric, evidence-based education and training, research, and dynamic outreach and engagement initiatives. In collaboration with WVSOM and community-based partners, this position will:

  • Assist our youth outreach efforts through development, implementation, and assessment of projects such as the Fit Kids program, school and community presentations, and other youth focused activities.
  • Assist with our community health literacy and education efforts with development, evaluation, and outreach of health awareness scorecards and other community health engagement activities and events.
  • Assist with research ideas and projects through the CRCH and in the community.
  • Assist with collaboration between WVSOM students and the CRCH for community outreach events.
  • Assist with Greenbrier County Community Corps by making calls to recipients, logging hours, promoting the program, etc. 
  • Assist with various tasks related to education and training, research, engagement and outreach as requested, including basic office support.   
  • Help cultivate engagement, visibility, and dissemination to promote and bridge our shared CRCH-WVSOM mission among WVSOM, student and partners communities.

Office of Student Life

Supervisor:

Belinda Evans

Office number

322

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

10-15

Positions available:

1

Job Description:

Work study students will be assistants for the Founders Activity Center (Gym) and would assist the Office of Student Life in ensuring that the equipment is in working order as well as being accessed by those with proper credentials. Student assistants will also assist the Office of Student Life in ensuring that all visitors of the Gym adhere to any and all recommended rules and restrictions as posted. (Up to 4 positions available if willing to rotate shifts/schedules).

Media Services

Supervisor:

Kyle Jones

Office number

N/A

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

10-15

Positions available:

4

Job Description:

Assist the Media Services Department and, specifically the Media Specialist in the day-to-day operations of the A/V equipment in the Technology Building classrooms. (Would like 2 students from year 2, & 2 from year 1, alternating each week).

 

Office of National Boards and Exam Center

Supervisor:

Kathy Hoke, MS

Office number

A414

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

15

Positions available:

2

Job Description:

The overall duty of this position will be to help develop board prep resources in user friendly, easily accessible methods. 

Library

Supervisor:

Rachel McGuire

Office number

E101

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

9-15

Positions available:

8

Job Description:

  •  Help library-users find physical and digital materials
  • Check out/check in items
  • Answer questions in-person and on phone
  • Sign out/sign in study rooms
  • Restock printer, stapler, etc.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned

 

Clinical Sciences

Supervisor:

Lauren E. Miller, D.O.

Office number

322

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

15

Positions available:

2

Job Description:

Library searches for journal articles, learning how to use a reference manage, learning about clinical quality projects and helping with them. Data abstraction at RCBC, planning and implementing quality projects, preparing posters for presentation, assisting with projects at RCBC, helping with educational materials, seeing patients and performing preventative care exams with physician.

Marketing & Communications

Supervisor:

Linda Arnold

Office number

C211

Contact Phone

Hours per week/per student:

10-15

Positions available:

1

Job Description:

Scanning WVSOM photos and organizing them into a historical archive filing system that will be explained. (More positions available if willing to rotate schedule/shifts).