Our student employment program is created to offer meaningful learning and professional development opportunities. For students interested in working while pursuing their studies and gaining valuable skills and experience, our student employment positions are a great opportunity.

Check out the resources below, including how to find positions, apply with competitive applications and develop professional skills. If you have questions that are not answered below, check out our FAQ page or contact Student Employment at stuemp@du.edu.

Student Employee Toolkit Campus Resources
Search for Student Employment Positions
Resume Basics Overview (pdf)
Writing Resume Bullet Statements (pdf)
Sample First Year Resume (pdf)
Human Resources: Shared Services
Financial Aid: Work Study
International Student Scholars
Graduate Assistantship Information
Office of Student Engagement Leadership Development Series (coming soon!)

Discover
Pioneer Careers is DU’s job board for students and it’s a one stop shop for students. Students will find student employment positions, internships, & full-time opportunities on the site. You can also make appointments with career advisors and register for career & professional development events. Check out Search for Student Employment Positions.

Apply
Once you submit your resume, it will go through a review process with Career & Professional Development. If necessary, you will be contacted with suggested changes to help you submit the best document possible.

To be proactive, consider comparing your current resume to resume samples on our website. Make changes prior to submission. This will increase the likelihood your resume can be pushed through without going through a major overhaul, allowing you to apply to student employment positions quickly.

Work Study Questions
Work-study is a need-based financial aid award that allows students to work on campus or with an approved off-campus employer to earn money. Numerous campus positions will require that you have work study funds to apply. For more information on work study and work study eligibility for your student employees, visit the undergraduate and graduate work study pages within the Office for Financial Aid or reach out to workstudy@du.edu.

PioneerTime, Payroll, I-9 & Hiring Questions
These functions are managed by Shared Services in Human Resources. There are numerous resources on their website to help you navigate setting up direct deposit, updating your W-4, changing your address, and logging time worked into PioneerTime. Reach out to sharedservices@du.edu with any questions.

Develop
We offer a number of career & professional development programs on Pioneer Careers for student employees. Below are additional resources.

Remote Support for Students
During the fall quarter, you may be working remotely in your campus job. Below are some resources that can be of assistance to you while you work off campus.

Communication & Technology
Microsoft Teams | Zoom | Google Hangout or Chats | Miro Virtual Whiteboard

Project Management
Trello | Monday | Asana

Virtual Career Advising Appointments
Our career advisors can help you with your application or job interview. Team members are seeing students in-person and virtually. Make an appointment by logging into Pioneer Careers.

Online Professional Development Videos
We have several short videos that can aid you in your process of resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and other aspects of professional development. Check them out on our online video library.

Student Employment Positions in Pioneer Careers

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For students interested in working while pursuing their studies and gaining valuable skills and experience, our student employment positions are a great opportunity. We have both work-study funded and non-work study funded positions posted in Pioneer Careers. 

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