WSU Creamery

Employment Opportunities


Student employees of the WSU Creamery learn to manufacture and market cheese and ice cream products, sometimes earning internship credits for their work. While part-time employment opportunities are available year-round to WSU students, positions are also open to general applicants during the busy fall and winter holiday season.

The Creamery has employment opportunities in our Direct Marketing Department.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Customer service, data entry and related paperwork for Cougar Cheese phone, mail , fax and internet orders. Requires excellent keyboarding and communication skills. Ability to pay close attention to detail. Comfortable talking on the telephone. Packaging orders and preparing shipments in a warehouse setting. Requires ability to repeatedly lift up to 50 pound packages. General schedule: Part-time, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8 am and 4:30 pm (will work around class schedules).

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Contact Information for Direct Marketing:
David Dean
Phone: (509) 335-7519


JOB DESCRIPTION: Employees work in the manufacturing of Cougar cheese and ice cream products. General schedule: Part-time, Monday thru Saturday between the hours of 7 am and 4 pm (will work around class schedules).

Contact Information for Cheese Production:
John Haugen, Assistant Creamery Manager
Phone: (509) 335-7524






The Creamery has employment opportunities in our Retail Department, Ferdinand's Ice Cream Shoppe.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Customer service in Ferdinand's Ice Cream Shoppe. Duties include selling Cougar Cheeses, preparing and selling ice cream drinks, cones, sundaes, coffee drinks and Italian sodas. General schedule: Part-time, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm (will work around class schedules). Required to work 4 hours before home football game kickoff, Saturday of Mom's Weekend and Saturday of Commencement Weekend.

Contact Information for Ferdinand's Ice Cream Shoppe:
Eric Needham
Phone: (509) 335-2141





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Purchasing cheese from the WSU Creamery helps support student employees of Washington State University by providing competitive wages and valuable work experiences. A portion of the revenue from the sale of WSU Creamery products is used for educational support of Food Science students.

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Upcoming Events

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Click here to order the Cheese of the Month Club.

Give a gift that's simple to give, yet leaves a lasting impression. The Cheese of the Month Club allows you to give a different cheese every month for three to eight months. You choose the variety and frequency at which they are delivered. At your instruction, we will announce your gift by mailing a certificate letter. Each shipment is a 30 ounce can.
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WSU Creamery, PO Box 641122, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1122, 800-457-5442, Contact Us