Having an on-campus job can be an excellent way to enhance your resume. Campus employment helps to build career competencies and transferable skills that employers and graduate schools will look for after graduation. Many jobs allow you to explore career options and interests, gain valuable real-world work experience, start building a network, collaborate with others, and become a more well-rounded student and professional. It is important to consider what types of on-campus jobs will fit with your values and interests and what you have to offer each position based on your skills and past experiences.
Securing an on-campus job can be a competitive process. Familiarizing yourself with the application and interview processes will give you an idea of what to expect when you are looking for internships or full-time jobs. Below are some tips and resources to help you find a job on campus.