Employer FAQ

The University recommends no more than 20 hours per week during the academic year. Up to 40 hours during breaks and summer.

International students are only permitted to work 20 hours per week during the academic year. For more information, please contact ISO.

If a student is awarded Work Study, you can view the award in JobLink. The award amount is updated every two weeks after payroll process.

It is recommended to check students’ award amounts regularly. Keep in mind that students with more than one job will use Work Study funds quicker. We recommend asking students if they have more than one position and how many hours they work.

A pending status in JobLink can mean several things:

  • A student has not completed their I-9. You can see this in JobLink.
  • A student has not completed their WTPA or Missed Meal Acknowledgement.
  1. Students complete Part I on their own using newi9.com. Our employer code is 11968. Our employer location is 100000-Student Workers.
  2. Student must complete Part II with the Student Employment Office (Wallis Hall), the Financial Aid Office or Human Resources at the Eastman School of Music, or with the Human Resources Service Center (Brooks Landing) to verify their documentation.
  3. The documents must be original. No copies will be accepted.

Current students can maintain employment through the summer. Graduating students must be hired through HR or Strong Staffing.

rochester.edu/working/hr/hri/StuHire18.pdf