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Dual Career Program

Sally Deskins
“The Dual Career Program allowed me to think about what I really wanted in my career. With patience and creativity, they found the perfect place for me.”
— Sally Deskins, Downtown Campus Library

Our Mission

  • Attract and retain dual career couples to WVU and Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Enrich WVU’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and talent retention
  • Provide customized assistance and support to clients in their job search efforts
  • Engage employers to build networks for possible client referrals and employment opportunities

Program Services

  • Career consulting and job search assistance
  • Client referrals to hiring managers, when appropriate
  • Employment resources and networking opportunities
  • Assistance with résumé writing, cover letters and interviewing techniques
  • Information on open positions at WVU and job postings for local employers, as well as general community and relocation information

Although there is no guarantee of job placement, the Dual Career Program will help with job searches for an employee’s spouse or partner through professional networking and employment referrals – for both WVU and the Morgantown area.

To participate in the Dual Career Program, you should be:

  • The spouse/partner of a newly hired, full-time, benefits-eligible WVU faculty member, staff employee or physician AND have lived in the area for fewer than 12 months.
  • The spouse/partner of a current full-time, benefits-eligible faculty member or staff employee with a written request submitted directly by the employee’s vice president, dean or department chair.

Consultation Form

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program resources

Find out all the information you need as a potential Dual Career client.

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Eligibility Requirements

The Dual Career Program is designed to help spouses/partners of newly hired WVU employees who are relocating to Morgantown.

Find Out if You Are Eligible

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Career Resources

Check out this list of local universities, state employment resources and regional Chamber of Commerce listings.

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find out more.

Reach out to our Senior Program Coordinator to get more information.

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Donna Bulger

Donna Bulger is our Senior Program Coordinator for the Dual Career Program. You can get in touch with her any time to discuss your interest in the Program or to find out more information.

Contact her at:

Donna.Bulger@mail.wvu.edu

304-293-8197