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How to Apply

If you have questions about the WVU application process, please see the FAQ information below. If you need more information on any particular area listed, please contact the Shared Services Center at 304.293.6006 or email us at

Why should I create a profile in WVUHire?

To simplify the application process, you can create a profile in WVUHire. This will store all of your resume and personal information, so when you apply for an individual position, your general information will automatically populate.

How do I know if I’m an internal or external applicant?

Internal applicants are current, benefits-eligible employees of WVU. Student workers, temporary workers and any other applicants are considered external candidates.

What do I do if I have forgotten my login information?

If you have forgotten your login information or are locked out of your profile, you can reset your password. When you get to the login screen, click “Forgot your password?” or “Forgot your user name?” as applicable.

How do I apply for a specific job?

To apply for a specific position, click the title of the position and then click “Apply” at the bottom of the job description.

How do I attach a document to my job submission?

You can attach documents such as a resume or cover letter to your profile or a specific job submission. To do so, you will need to click the “Browse” button, select the appropriate files and click “Attach.”

Visit the knowledge base

If you have questions about how to apply or need assistance with the process, the knowledge base is the first place to check for answers.

Get your questions answered

You may also contact the WVUHire helpdesk at or 304-293-HIRE (4473).