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Engineering Challenge Camp Counselor Information

The WVU Statler College is hiring Engineering Challenge Camp Counselors to run the 2023 summer camp programs.

Counselor Summer Schedule

  • Mandatory 2-Day Training Dates: May 18-19
  • June 12-16
  • June 26-30
  • July 10-14
  • July 17-21
  • July 24-28

Staffing Needs

Each week, the Engineering Challenge Camps are staffed by at least 4 counselors during the day.

We are looking for counselors who can work all five weeks of camp, and can work all levels (high school, middle school and elementary school).

Counselor Information

Pay: $3,000 for the entire camp series (5 weeks)

Day Camp Counselor Responsibilities (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) - The main duty of all of our counselors is act as an educational role model to our campers. Counselors are in charge of helping campers with educational activities planned throughout the day, creating enthusiasm among campers and keeping an upbeat, positive attitude throughout. Counselors will also assist in curriculum development prior to camp. (Hours can vary slightly throughout the week.) Housing will not be provided for counselors.


  • Counselors must have a current driver's license.
  • Counselors must attend the mandatory training on May 18-19.
  • Counselors must complete Rule 1.7 training (Youth on Campus Training) prior to the start of camp.
  • Counselors must complete a CPR and first aid training. (Fees will be covered by camp.)
  • Counselors are responsible for their own housing.
  • Counselors must be a current student (graduate or undergraduate) within the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.


All applications are due by 3 p.m. on March 10.

Applications are reviewed the day after the deadline, and you will be notified whether or not you're asked to interview for the position. The link to apply will become available in February.


For questions, please call the Office of Outreach and Recruitment: (304)-293-0399