About the Lab

WSU students staff the Software Testing and Development Lab and work to provide services to local and regional businesses and industries. These services include software testing and development, and other types of computer and networking related technical services. All services are under the direction and supervision of Computer Science faculty and staff.

Although any WSU student can work at the Software Testing Lab, Computer Science students are typically given preference. These are paid positions and student's work hours vary during the school year and during breaks. During academic terms students work 10 to 15 hours per week; during breaks and in the summer, they work 20 to 40 hours per week.

How to Apply

Application Process:

Students may apply for Testing Lab positions at anytime, however, students are accepted to the lab typically between the beginning of a term and midterm. An announcement will be sent out each semester specifying when applications are due. Application forms are available in the CS department office. Applications should be submitted to Dr. Cichanowski.

Job Requirements:

  1. Preference given to CS students
  2. Academic performance
  3. Work ethic
  4. Time to graduation
  5. Availability during summer and breaks
  6. Team working skills
  7. Communication skills

Interested Businesses

Businesses interested in securing the services of the WSU Software Testing and Development Lab should contact the director: