Student Employment

On-Campus Student Employment

At SF State, campus employment is more than a paycheck. Imagine working alongside accomplished professors and professional staff as you work to prepare yourself for life after graduation. Campus position give you an opportunity to meet people and create connections. When you prove yourself, your supervisor or director may be more inclined to give you recommendations for other opportunities or connect you with future employers.

Federal Work-study

Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:

  • It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
  • It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need.
  • It’s available to full-time or part-time students.
  • It’s administered by schools participating in the Federal Work-Study Program. Check with your school's financial aid office to find out if your school participates.

Student Tool Kit

Recruiting, interviewing, and selecting student worker positions (part-time, hourly, non-benefits eligible) is a completely separate process from hiring full-time and part-time benefits-eligible employees, and hourly nonstudent employees administered through Human Resources system.