Student Employment Overview

St. John Fisher College offers a variety of student employment opportunities on campus. From tutoring services to daycare assistant, from assisting at Athletic events to assisting professors, even opportunities to be an Admissions Ambassador representing the College to new students.

Types of Student Employment

Federal College Work Study Program

Federal College Work Study Program is a federally-funded work program that provides part-time employment to students based on financial need during the academic year. To be eligible for this program, a student must be matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the academic semester in which employment will occur. The student must also apply for and be awarded a Federal College Work Study award in their financial aid package, and must accept the award. Questions concerning eligibility should be directed to the Financial Aid Office. (Please note: A Federal College Work Study award will not appear as a credit on the student's bill. A payroll check is issued to the student for hours worked when a job has been obtained at the College.)

Non-Work Study Program

St. John Fisher College Non-Work Study Program is a College-funded work program that provides part-time employment to eligible students during the academic year. To be eligible for this program, a student must be matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the academic semester in which employment will occur.

Summer Employment Program

St. John Fisher College Summer Employment Program is a College-funded work program that provides part-time employment to eligible students during the summer. To be eligible for this program, a student must be currently matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program.

Periods of Student Employment

At St. John Fisher College there are 2 distinct periods of employment for students, Academic Year and Summer. There are specific qualifications to meet and paperwork to be completed for each period of employment.

Academic Year Employment (September - April)

During the academic year (September - April), a student must be matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the semester. A student must also have completed their educational and financial registration with the College for the semester they will be working. A student can be hired as a work study or non-work study student employee.

Summer Employment (May - August)

During the summer (May - August) a student must be a continuing matriculated undergraduate or graduate student. Summer employment is non-work study.

Student Employment at St. John Fisher College

Finding Student Employment On Campus

  • Check out the Career Center's CareerZone. Many, but not all, on-campus employment opportunities are listed there.
  • Network - ask friends, professors and staff for suggestions on where to go.
  • Visit a Department - walk in and ask if there are job openings now or in the future.

At St. John Fisher College jobs are not assigned or guaranteed. Many students find employment on campus; however there are generally more students looking for employment on campus than there are jobs available.

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