Seeking an on-campus job?

NU Student Temps helps connect graduate students with on-campus positions that match their skillsets and interests. The NU Student Temps program is separate from Workday.


Seeking an on-campus job?

NU Student Temps helps connect graduate students with positions that match their skill-sets and interests. It is separate from Workday.


Our Hiring Process

① Screening

Once you submit your application, we will review your resume. We may reach out to you to schedule a meeting to get to know you better.

② Matching Positions

We will notify you if/when we have a hiring request that matches your skills and interests.

③ Providing Opportunities

If you are a good match for an open position, we will short-list your profile for the hiring manager’s review. The hiring manager may interview you.

④ Pre-Hire Paperwork

If you are selected for a position, we will send you an offer letter and assist you in completing your pre-hire paperwork. 


Screen your Application Form & Resume.


Contact you via email or phone whenever we find a position that may suitable for you.


Match your profiles with suitable opening positions.


Assist you with getting pre-hire paperwork completed.

Our Hiring Process

How NU Student Temps Work

Browse a Sample of Our Resumes

Talent Review

NU Temps helped me get a job in a short time. The meeting with April made it easier for me to briefly explain my skills, experiences & possible positions. This has made it easier to land an on-campus job in a few weeks.

Bereket Faltamo – Front desk representative

Talent Review

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 picture of how meticulously things are done on a daily basis to ensure our safety.

-Santhoshi Bathina, M.S. Engineering Management

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I enhance my resume?
Northeastern University students have access to many free resources! For resume, CV, and cover letter help, check out the Career Design Center. Do you need a portfolio? You can build one here!
Can I meet with NU Student Temps?

Due to overwhelming demand, NU Student Temps staff cannot meet with every applicant, and we cannot meet students on a drop-in basis. Appointments are by invitation only.

What kinds of jobs does NU Student Temps recruit for?

We often provide staff for administrative/office/front desk, accounting, finance, data analysis, graphic design, web design, and event support jobs.

How do you match students to jobs?

Every job has its own set of requirements. We review applicants to find the most suitable profiles for each position. We then short-list candidates for the hiring manager’s review. The hiring manager typically interviews candidates as well and then selects the candidate(s) they would like to hire.

What are the requirements to become part of NU Student Temps?

Any student is welcome to apply to become part of NU Student Temps.

We have found that hiring managers are looking for independent, professional candidates who need very little on-the-job training. Because of this, many roles also require years of professional experience. Some jobs may also require a specific technical skillset. All jobs require strong communication and time management skills.

Can NU Student Temps create more on-campus jobs?

Unfortunately, we cannot create jobs for students, but we do encourage hiring managers to consider NU Student Temps for all of their hiring needs.

Other resources for students
The International Tutoring Center:
The Graduate Student Government:
The graduate student organizations:

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