Work at Commencement

Group of student workers talking at Commencement.

The application process to work at Commencement in 2017 has closed.

University Commencement is an exciting day, not just for our graduates and their guests, but for the entire GW community. Students who are not graduating can join the celebration by applying to work at Commencement. If selected, you can be a part of an important tradition at the university!

Our student workers:

  • Have #raisehigh school spirit

  • Enjoy interacting with fellow members of the GW community

  • Want to earn extra money for the summer

  • Get to see their friends graduate

  • Enjoy an extended stay in their residence hall until May 22, 2017 with no charge!

Commencement Student Staff greet guests, assist with seating, manage crowd control, and other responsibilities to supper the event.

Interview dates are scheduled from February 27 until March 23, except during Spring Break, Saturdays and Sundays.