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Student Employment Application

Thank you for your interest in the University Bookstore. We are honored that you would like to work with us. Below are a few things to consider before submitting an application. If you feel like a job at the Bookstore is a good match for your skills, availability, personality and work ethic please complete an application. We routinely review submitted applications when an opening occurs and contact qualified students by email when they are selected for an interview. Your application will be kept on file for 30 days. On average the Bookstore employs 40 student employees.

The University Bookstore is owned and operated by Appalachian State University. All profits generated by the Bookstore are used to support on-campus initiatives. As stewards of this revenue source the Bookstore management has the responsibility of conserving expenses and maximizing profitability.  One way this is accomplished is by hiring employees with a strong work ethic and an understanding of their important role as contributors to the Appalachian State experience.

Well qualified applicants possess the following attributes:

  • Is an Appalachian State University enthusiast
  • Is friendly, outgoing and helpful
  • Is interested in learning new skills
  • Is interested in working in a retail environment 
  • Understands the necessity of profitability in a commercial setting
  • Is comfortable handling money
  • Has a clean and neat appearance and dresses for work in business casual attire
  • Is well spoken
  • Has experience in a retail setting OR experience with technology OR marketing and graphic design experience
  • Is interested in furthering their education through a work site opportunity
  • Is available to work at least 10 hours per week, usually Monday - Saturday
  • Is available to work most home football games and other special weekend or evening events
  • Is available to work during some class breaks when campus remains open

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