The Office of Student Employment, Graduate Assistantships & Fellowships

Welcome to the Office of Student Employment, Graduate Assistantships & Fellowships. We are your resource for on-campus hiring, Work-Study Co-ops, and student temps!


Hire Dates

Undergraduate / Graduate

SPRING HIRE DATES: January 1 to April 29

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Student employees are paid on a biweekly payroll schedule! Please see our student payroll dates and plan accordingly.

SSN Update

All International Students Employees

IMPORTANT REMINDER: SSA offices have resumed walk-in appointments. You are required to apply for an SSN before completing Section 2 of the Form I9 and starting work.

Off-Campus Employment

(Domestic students only)

Commencement 2022

GRADUATION SEASON WAS A SUCCESS, AND OUR TEMPS PLAYED A BIG PART! by Neel Gudka May is usually an eventful month at Northeastern. The campus is bustling with students in caps and gowns. Parents have flown in from different parts of the world to watch their children...

How to Apply to On-Campus Jobs on the Workday Portal

HOW TO APPLY TO ON-CAMPUS JOBS ON THE WORKDAY PORTAL  By Neel Gudka Recently, Northeastern’s student employment portal transitioned to Workday. Since then, we’ve been receiving questions about applying for on-campus jobs. Therefore, we decided to come up with a...

Things to Do After Landing an On-Campus Job

Before you start working and bringing in the bucks, there are some important formalities that need to be taken care of. Make sure you get them done on time.

7 Tips to Help Perfect Your Resume

Ever wondered why you’re constantly getting rejection emails for your job applications? Hiring managers typically wade through hundreds of resumes for each position. Studies indicate that recruiters look at each resume for approximately 7.4 seconds. It’s imperative to...

Tips for Supervising Students

Establish clear goals. Provide training, performance expectations and ground rules. Develop a student employee manual. Delegate! Assume that the students you have hired are competent and responsible. Provide them with the potential for learning and growth. Set a...

The Accounting Department has employed several NU Student Temps in the last couple of years. It has been a game changer. These students are extremely bright, hard-working and have great attitudes. They have consistently exceeded my expectations. We hire students with...

The whole hiring process was straightforward and swift. I am pleased to work as a PCA at the Cabot Testing Center, which allows me to be part of the university's outstanding mission to "Protect the Pack" and gives me a bigger pictured of how meticulously things are...

The NU Student Temps program really impressed us with their ability to quickly refer several candidates that had the right experience for the job. We could not have been happier with the ability and enthusiasm with which Bhavya stepped into a very fast-paced project...