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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 as of January 2022:

Four departments in particular welcome applications immediately:

Cornell Dining - multiple roles and openings. See pay rates and role descriptions. No experience is necessary, and there are opportunities to advance and develop leadership skills.

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

Housing and Residential Life - Resident Advisors (RAs). Applications for spring 2022 (limited positions) and academic year 2022 - 2023 are due on November 15, 2021 at 9:00am ET (extended from November 12).

Conference & Event Services - Student Service Centers are hiring for all positions; Student Assistants, Student Supervisors, and Student Manager.  Conference Services has openings for Student Manager roles.  More information or to apply


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.