Student Employment

Welcome to Student Employment at Amherst College. Employment is open to all Amherst students, without regard to whether they are eligible to receive financial aid.

Office Hours

Academic Year Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (413) 542-8228
Fax: (413) 542-2628


More than half of all students at Amherst work on campus at some time during the academic year. Our office is here to help you in a variety of ways, though students are responsible for finding their own jobs.

Workday has launched at Amherst and will be the source for electronic time recording and students to view and apply for available jobs. Please refer to the Workday section below for updated information.

 

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Workday Is Here!

Workday is the new tool the College uses to store and organize information and data so that we can conduct business. Learn more about Workday and how it will affect student employment at Amherst. (Login required.)

Working on Campus

Three students talking on the steps of a dorm Information for Student Employees

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.

Information for Employers

Campus employers can take a number of steps to ensure that students are aware of positions on campus and have the information they need to make informed decisions regarding employment opportunities.

Visit the Information for Employers page to learn more.

Information for International Students

F-1 Visa holders are eligible to work at any position on campus, but are NOT eligible to work at off-campus federal work-study sites. Consult the International Student Office about the possibility of working at one of the other Five Colleges.

Visit the Information for International Students page to learn more.


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Find Campus Jobs

Find on-campus student employment opportunities, listed in Workday. Use the Career logo on your Workday homepage. You can search for currently posted jobs by selecting Find Student Jobs.