Options to Find a Job

Options to Find a Job

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There are two types of work awards on campus: need-based and non-need-based. Anyone working in student employment must have a work award.

For Students WITH Work Awards

Find a Job on Your Own:
This option allows you to complete a traditional, competitive job search. You can view job postings online and apply for jobs that interest you. Please know job searches are very competitive as a first-year.
If you have cook experience, please apply using this option!
Click here to view open jobs.
Sign Up for a Position with Bon Appetit:
This option allows you an opportunity to work for Bon Appetit. They are our largest and one of our most flexible student employers on campus. Bon Appetit offers employment options in a variety of areas, hours and days to accommodate most schedules. If there are not open shifts right away that meet your desired availability, please know, shifts will continually open up throughout the year where you should still be able to sign up for adequate shifts to fulfill your work award. 
Click here to sign up for a position for AY 2020-21.
Click here to sign up for a position for AY 2021-22.

For Students WITHOUT Work Awards

Find a Job On Your Own:
Priority will be given to students with a work award for all positions listed. Some positions require specific skill sets that may necessitate hiring a student without a work award. Please specify when applying if you do not have a work award. If hired, we will create a non-need based work award to account for the earnings.
Apply to Work at Bon Appetit:
Bon Appetit will consider hiring students directly through their company. To view openings and apply, visit here search by location, and be sure to pick St. Olaf College. 
Apply to Work at Barnes and Noble:
Barnes and Noble will consider hiring students directly through their company. To view openings and apply, visit here and search by location.
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Community Based Student Employment

Community Based Student Employment allows students with a Federal or State funded work award to work with one of St. Olaf’s community partners. Students should contact Audrey Turner (turner6) to learn more about these opportunities.

FAQ About Student Employment