One of the distinctive aspects of Warren Wilson College is its on-campus Work Program. Briefly, it consists of students and supervisors working together to operate and maintain the College and to learn the basics of sound work practices and problem-solving. The Work Program supports the College mission statement by providing opportunities for students to acknowledge, examine, and celebrate the ethics and value of work in the educational process. Vacation work, serving facility needs of the College, is also available. The Work Program Advisory Committee acts as the shared governance committee that oversees the operation of the Work Program. The committee consists of elected staff, faculty, students and Work Program office staff.
The mission of the Work Program is to provide students with productive work that creates opportunities for the Warren Wilson College community to acknowledge, examine, and celebrate the ethics and value of work in the educational process. The Work Program fulfills its mission by