• Are you currently doing a field experience during the spring or summer semesters?
  • Is this experience relevant to your major?
  • Is your experience 45+ miles from SSU?
  • Do you need money for gas, housing, or other costs?
  • Are you a full-time student who has successfully completed 30+ credit hours?

You may qualify for an SSU Works grant to support your field experience!

How to apply:

  • If you haven’t already, you will need to activate your free Handshake account. View activation instructions.
  • Select “Career Center” at top right.
  • Select “Experiences.”
  • Select “Request an Experience.”
  • Choose “SSU Works” for Experience Type.
  • Choose the correct “Term.”
  • Skip to “Employer” and enter “Shawnee State University.”
  • Skip to “Job” and Enter “Field Experience.”
  • Skip to the General section, and complete all required fields.
  • Select “Request Experience.”


If you have questions, email or call the Workforce Development office at (740) 351-3322.

This program is made possible by a grant from the
Shawnee State University Development Foundation.