Student Employment Resources
How Do I...
Find a Job on Campus?
- Create an Online Student Employment Profile.
- Select up to three Student Job Postings of interest and apply online.
- Undergraduate students must be registered for six or more semester credit hours.
- Employment profiles are made available to the hiring departments selected.
- Students interested in working in the dining hall, Stinger's, or for catering events should create an online Student Employment Profile and complete a Pioneer Employment Application. The application should be emailed to Rebecca Howarth.
- Proactively contact the hiring department to express interest in student employment.
- Follow up several weeks after contacting the hiring department.
- Proactively participate in campus hiring events to learn about additional campus opportunities.
- Network with student workers in hiring departments.
- Participate in the interview and selection process.
Know When I Will Be Paid?
- Please reference the Student Payroll Schedule.
Log Hours Worked?
- Students should contact student employment supervisors for time sheet instructions.
- If students forget to log hours worked, the supervisors of student employees must email Payroll.
Know When I May Begin Working?
- Students will receive a New Hire Checklist from Student Employment authorizing the student to begin working. Once received, students should present this notice to the hiring manager, notifying the manager to proceed with hiring. This notification advises both students and hiring supervisors that required payroll documentation is complete. Students must not begin working until authorized to do so.
Know My Rate of Pay?
- All student employees earn Ohio minimum wage; however, in some cases, the hourly wage is higher. Hourly wages vary by position.
Work Study FAQs
- What is Federal Work Study?
- Federal Work Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing students to earn money to pay for educational expenses. Financial need is determined by FAFSA calculation.
- Are employment options other than federal work study jobs available on campus?
- Yes. Campus-based job are available to regular student workers. Students do not have to qualify for Federal Work Study to be employed as a student worker.
- Detailed information about the Federal Work Study Program may be found on Financial Aid's Work Study website.
- Contact Payroll for questions about paychecks, direct deposit, tax withholding forms, or year-end tax forms.
- Contact departmental employment supervisors or manager for questions about work schedules, job performance, job requirements/descriptions/specifications, and interview follow-up.
- Contact the Financial Aid office for questions about federal work study.
- Contact CU Hired for general questions about the online Student Employment profile and general student employment inquiries.
Still Have Questions?
Student Employment serves students in the Payroll Office between the hours of 1 – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday.