Student Employment Opportunities in Department of Physics & Astronomy

Each year Physics & Astronomy students work in many different position withinin the department.  Students work in a variety of roles including grading, teaching assistants and research.  They act as a integral part of making the department run smoothly, while gaining skills that will help them in their future professional positions.



Benefits of Working on Campus

  • Obtain valuable work experience to enhance your resume
  • Develop critical skills employers seek
  • Work close to class locations with flexible work hours

Current Positions Available:  please check back

For Students Without Work Authorization

Amherst College has intentionally designed experiential learning, professional development, and networking opportunities for students without work authorization.  If you are interested in one of our department's student positions but do not have work authorization, reach out to the Office of Immigration Services to learn what your options are.

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From finding a position to understanding payroll regulations, student employees have a number of responsibilities to consider before and after they begin working on campus.

Visit the Information for Students page to learn more.