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Taylor Wilson, L.P.C. Director of Counseling & Career Services

Student Employment

Students wishing to work on-campus must present evidence of eligibility to participate using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Once the application is completed if you need assistance determining your eligibility contact the financial aid office.

Electronic Student Job Application- www.nwosu.edu/forms/student-job-application 

NWOSU Departments Contact Informationwww.nwosu.edu/uploads//student-services/counseling/career-services-work-study-jobs-alva-campus.pdf

process to apply for a student worker job on campus

Local Employment

Alva- Daycare looking to hire a fulltime and possibly 1-2 part-time workers. Fulltime could be 30 or more hrs per week M-F. Parttime hrs will depend on your availability. Willing to try to work around NWOSU schedules.  Must be able to pass a background check, get CPR/1st Aid certified, take the required training, be reliable, trustworthy, love and care for all ages of kids, and be responsible to be able to work alone when ratios are met if needed when I need to be gone. No evenings or weekends!!  I have GREAT kids and parents....call or text 580.732.0505 if you would like to join us for funfilled busy days playing and caring for children!!  Positions available immediately!!

Alva – In search of a full or part-time nanny for a 10-month-old. Monday-Friday (hours are flexible).                                                  Email Megan Patel at mlpatel@nwosu.edu for more information. 

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Occupational Resources

Careeronestop  https://www.careeronestop.org/Site/american-job-center.aspx
College Majors 101 https://collegemajors101.com/
Learn How to Become https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/
O*Net Online  https://www.onetonline.org/
Occupational Outlook Handbook https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
The Career Project https://www.thecareerproject.org/
USA Jobs  https://www.usajobs.gov/
NWOSU Employment Opportunities      https://www.nwosu.edu/employment
NWOSU Online Job Board    https://www.collegecentral.com/NWOSU/ 


Indeed https://www.indeed.com/ 
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits  https://www.oklahomacenterfornonprofits.org/ 
Tuition Assistance Employment     http://www.archwaystoopportunity.com/fam_about.html

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