Jobs for Amherst College Students

Catering student workers

There are a wide variety of jobs available to Amherst College students in the Dining Services Department. Anna Piergentili and Doug LaPlante hire and place all student workers in Dining Services. They also handle any problems and/or questions you may have regarding your employment within our department

Not an Amherst College student? Check out the Amherst College Human Resources website.

Contacts for Employment Opportunities

The Student Board Plan Valentine Hall Dining Commons (lower level), Student Staffing

Doug LaPlante, 413-542-5621 or

Catering Opportunities—Valentine Hall Dining Commons

Molly Venne, 413-542-2844 or

Schwemm's Campus Center

Rosa Gomes, 413-542-5775 or

Dining Services Employment Opportunities

Student Dining

Amherst College Dining Services is one of the largest employers on campus. We have a wide variety of jobs in our food servery. Please come and chat with us about the many possibilities today! We can make a schedule to fit your personal & academic demands. To apply for a position in Dining Services, fill out our online application or stop by the office on the lower level of Valentine Hall.


Presently we are one of the most flexible employers on campus, offering several different employment opportunities, including wait staff, bartenders, drivers and dish crew. The majority of our catered events take place on campus, which makes this employment opportunity even more desirable for students. Offices are located on the lower level of Valentine Hall.

I-9 Forms (required)

All students must obtain and complete an I-9 form prior to working. These are available in the Financial Aid Office, B-5 Converse Hall. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.