Students And Graduates

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Students & Recent Graduates

Whether you’re still in school or recently graduated college, you can start building a foundation for a successful management career at Wawa.

Wawa’s College Graduate Leadership Program provides the foundation of skills you need to excel in the Store environment over a period of time.


The College Graduate Leadership Program will give you what you need to launch a leadership career while learning real-life skills that can help you excel personally and professionally.

For recent graduates (within 1 year) from an accredited college or university, the program offers leadership development, essential management skills/training and the experience to build a solid foundation of store management. At the end of a successful 24 months, you will have the tools to build your own successful leadership career.

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Wawa offers Educational Assistance to eligible associates leading to a GED from an accredited high school, and to an Associate's, Bachelor’s or Graduate degree from an accredited college or university. Through our reimbursement program, eligible associates can receive $5,250 towards an Undergraduate Degree in calendar year. General Managers and corporate administration are potentially eligible for reimbursement leading to a Graduate Degree and can receive up to $8,000 in a calendar year.

Wawa also has an Educational Preferred Partnership Program designed to provide additional support and benefits to Wawa associates who wish to go to school and utilize the Wawa traditional tuition reimbursement benefit. Wawa has partnered with select schools across the six states that we are currently in to provide additional benefits to our associates.

Our commitment to you is second to none. Wawa understands the financial sacrifices involved with the pursuit of a college education. The Loan Forgiveness initiative was specifically designed to help students reduce education costs while enhancing their leadership/training skills to become a Wawa General Manager. This initiative is a Program benefit eligible to all those associates hired into College Graduate Leadership Program.

College Graduate Leadership Program participants are eligible for a maximum of $21,000 to assist with outstanding college loan balances from an accredited educational college or university. Payments are provided over a maximum of a four-year period after your 1st anniversary while:

  • actively employed in our CGL Program
  • receiving a "meets expectations" rating during the annual performance review process
  • providing current loan statements showing loans are in good standing and are not in default prior to each annual payment

Corporate Internships

Want to join the Wawa team? Check our career page to learn more about our opportunities that may be a fit for you. Internship opportunities will be titled accordingly.

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