Typical Student Jobs
To get a sense of the different types of student jobs we offer, you can check out the list of student jobs we usually have openings for throughout the year below. Don't forget to check out our list of current student job openings.
Student Dining Staff (Job #101)
Employees in this position provide customer service and prepare, cook and serve menu items to our campus customers. Tasks include operating cash registers, assembling and plating items, stocking, bussing tables, removing garbage and recycling, and washing and preparing food items including meats. This position requires the ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
Bay Laurel Catering Server (Job #104)
Employees in this position participate in the setup, takedown and table service for banquets and catered events. Tasks include gathering all food and equipment items listed on the banquet order, transferring those items to carts, loading them onto trucks and delivering them in a timely manner to the event location. This position requires the ability to lift up to 48 pounds.
Office Assistant (Job #107)
Employees in this position support unit operations. Tasks include photocopying and collating material, sorting and filing documents, maintaining files and records, answering telephones and routing questions, receiving visitors and directing them to the relevant person or area, sorting and distributing mail, and maintaining cleanliness and organization of reception areas. While HFS is always accepting applications, we usually only have one to three positions open each academic quarter. Applicants with office experience and computer skills are preferred.
Desk Services Student Staff (Job #181)
Employees in this position provide customer service for student residents and conference guests in the UW residence halls. Tasks include checking in residents and guests into rooms, issuing keys and meal cards, entering information into HFS systems, collecting fees, issuing permits, and forwarding mail as needed according to UW and U.S. Postal Service guidelines. This position requires one year of experience in a responsible public service or customer service position. Preferences include previous summer conference, residence hall front desk or hotel front desk experience, experience handling money and using cash registers, and the ability to interact successfully with people from diverse age groups, backgrounds and cultures.
Resident Adviser (RA)
For more information about this position, please view our Become an RA page.