Career Services

50-50 Program

The 50/50 process is currently changing. Please review the requirements list on the website below. After reviewing the requirements please email studentemployment@weber.edu for instructions. 

Fall 50/50 funding will open in August 2022.

The 50/50 Program is designed to promote the creation of new, on-campus student jobs to allow more opportunities for students to work on campus. These new positions are intended to help students gain meaningful work experience and provide a support system of faculty and staff that aids in student retention.

The 50/50 program will provide 50 percent of the student wage, up to $5.00, to qualifying positions and students. Positions and students must meet requirements in order to qualify for funding. For more information, review our 50/50 Policies and Procedures

What requirements must my position meet in order to qualify for funding?

Student Hourly Position

  • New Position
  • 20 hours per week or less
  • $10.00 per hour minimum wage
  • On-campus job
  • Provides meaningful work that allows for development of skills in career & self development, leadership, communication, professionalism, critical thinking, teamwork, equity & inclusion, and technology
  • Supervisors and timekeepers must pass with a 10 out of 10 on the 50/50 training quiz prior to applying for funding and on a yearly basis (the answers to the questions can be found on this webpage)

Funding will expire if position is unfilled for two consecutive semesters (not including summer semester)*

Student Internship (What is an Internship?)

  • 29 hours per week or less
  • $10.00 per hour minimum wage
  • 1 to 2 semesters maximum duration
  • On-campus internship
  • Has clearly defined learning goals and objectives related to the professional goals of the student's academic coursework
  • Mentorship by a professional with expertise and/or educational background pertaining to the internship position. Mentor must provide routine feedback
  • Mentors and timekeepers must pass with a 10 out of 10 on the 50/50 training quiz prior to applying for an internship and on a yearly basis (the answers to the questions can be found on this webpage)

*Funding approval will continue indefinitely at the discretion of the 50/50 Student Employment Committee

What requirements must my student meet in order to qualify for funding for a student hourly position or an internship?

  • Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Must meet the minimum credit hour requirements for the semesters the supervisor is requesting funding
    • Fall: 12 credit hours
    • Spring: 12 credit hours
    • Summer: 6 credit hours
  • Must be an undergraduate student working on their FIRST bachelor's degree (cannot be post-baccalaureate)
  • Residentnon-resident and international students are eligible to work under its provisions
    • Additional requirements apply to international students. Please contact International Student and Scholar Center for more information
  • Must complete one of the following Career Readiness activities:
    • Career Ready Guide: Available year-round, students complete once within the first 6 months of employment. (For students who complete and submit their career ready guide by October 21st, 2022 they will be entered into a drawing for a prize.) 
      Additional Instructions & Resources
    • SkillSurvey: Available year-round, students and supervisors complete at the end of each semester of the student’s employment. 
      Additional Instructions & Resources

*Hired students must comply with the standard HR and budgetary procedures for hiring and cannot commence work until these procedures are completed. For more information on hiring processes, visit Work @ Weber.

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If you have questions about the program, please contact: studentemployment@weber.edu