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Student Employment with Cornell Residential Life

The departments within Campus Life Enterprise Services employ hundreds of Cornell students year-round. We hire for fall semester, spring semester, and summer.  We seek students with a wide variety of experience levels, and support our student employees in growing their skills.

Each department manages their own hiring. Follow the links to read about positions, application instructions, and timeframes.

Hiring for fall semester, as of July 2021:

Three departments in particular welcome applications immediately for positions to start in late summer. Incoming new students are not eligible to work until August 26, 2021, but please contact these departments before then if you're interested in learning about the positions.

Cornell Dining - special benefits if you can work between August 13th and 24th, but explore all the positions open for fall 2021

The Cornell Store - three roles, multiple openings for two of those roles

Cornell Conference and Event Services - openings for Student Manager roles; for more information or to apply, email to


Hiring information by department:

In addition, there are many student positions across the division of Student and Campus Life (SCL). Student employment in SCL.


See the Office of Student Employment for details about eligibility.