West Virginia University

About West Virginia University

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

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Student Lab Worker

May 2022 - August 2022 Morgantown, WV
“This internship gave me the opportunity to experience real lab work under the supervision of a PI and PhD candidate, and allowed me to decide if this was something I wanted to go to school to do for a career. ”

Undergraduate Research Assistant

May 2022 Morgantown, WV
“I loved how I got experience working with different instruments and was able to read relevant literature to my field that I would not have read otherwise. ”
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