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2018 Season:


Adventure WV runs summer First Year Trips (AWVFYT) for over 1,000 incoming freshman students to develop strong friendships, adventure around the state, learn about WVU, and engage in relevant discussions about their transition to college. AWVFYT Trip Leaders and Support Staff are the backbone of these programs; facilitating positive and transformative experiences.

Each year we invite 20-40 new staff to join our Leadership Training Program and Summer Leadership Team- we are proud of our small, dedicated, and outstanding community of student staff members. Working for Adventure WV is an exciting and rewarding summer experience! Think you’d like to be a part of this community? 

First: Review the Trip Models and Positions document  HERE  to learn more about working with AWVFYT

Note that AWVFYT Student Staff are current WVU students (graduating seniors and graduate students accepted).  A GPA of 3.0 is preferred.

Second: Review the Required Commitments document  HERE  to learn about training and work requirements

Third: Consider attending an info session

  • Tuesday, September 5th @ 7 p.m. - Student Rec Center Meeting Room 102
  • Monday, September 18th @ 5 p.m. - Mountainlair Greenbrier Room

To Apply:

  • Applications for Summer 2018 will open in August of 2017.  
  • APPLICATIONS : Please note that applications are online: to reduce the possibility of errors and technical issues, please review the full application in PDF form  HERE . We recommend recording your answers separately and copy-and-pasting into the online application. *Only online submissions will be accepted*. 
  • GROUP INTERVIEWS: Candidates will be accepted for Group Interviews based on the quality of their online application. All applicants will be notified either way by Friday, October 6th. Invited Candidates may participate in Group interviews either Tuesday, October 10th or Wednesday, October 11th from 7-9pm.
  • INDIVIDUAL INTERVIEWS: Candidates will be selected for individual interviews based on the quality of their online application and group interview.
  • NOTIFICATION to candidates and final selections will be sent out on Friday, October 27th.


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