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 December 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 being a Resident Advisor (RA) during the 2024-2025 Academic Year are now open! Interested? Apply between now and Tuesday, October 31, 2023 by 11:59 PM EST! The application is available here.
Housing and Residential Life - Resident Language Fellow. Resident Language Fellows (RLFs) live in the Language House which is an immersive language experience within the Toni Morrison community beginning the fall of 2023. They are native language speakers that enhance student’s linguistic and cultural competence in their target language and cultures.
Conference & Event Services - Student Service Centers are hiring for several positions including Student Assistants, Student Supervisors, and Student Manager. Conference Services has openings for Student Manager roles. More information or to apply
Hiring information by department:
- Resident Advisors (RAs) Applications for the academic year 2024 - 2025 are due on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, by 11:59 PM EST).
- Summer Positions in Residential Life
- Cornell Dining
- Cornell Catering
- Conference & Event Services
- The Cornell Store
- Campus Life Marketing and Communications
In addition, there are many student positions across the division of Student and Campus Life (SCL). Student employment in SCL.