Student Job Opportunities - Employment

Student Job Openings

Finding a Job On Campus

Positions are available on campus for both work-study eligible students and non work-study students. In most cases, students secure on-campus positions once they arrive. Typical positions include: grounds workers, food services assistants, general maintenance workers, and library assistants.


All interested students should view and apply to open student worker positions on our Career Center

Student Eligibility

All student employees must be: current students at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and eligible to work in the United States. We are required to verify everyone’s eligibility.

To work on campus, you will need the following items:

  • I-9 Form Verification: The I-9 form is used for verifying eligibility to work in the United States. In order to work on campus, you must complete an I-9. For this form, certain documentation is required. Individuals usually use a drivers license and Social Security card or a passport for verification. International students usually use their passport and I-94 for verification. There are other acceptable documents for working on campus; please contact us for details.
  • Social Security Number: All students are required to have a Social Security number prior to beginning their work on campus. International (F-1 visa) students must contact the International Student Advisor for assistance in obtaining a Social Security number, if they do not already have one.
    Hamilton Students: Click here for more information about receiving a Social Security card as an F-1 visa student.
    Charlotte Students: Click here for more information about receiving a Social Security card as an F-1 visa student.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many hours do most students work per week?
For students taking a full load of classes, the average hours they work is about 10-15 hours/week.

How many students work on campus?
There are about 125 students working on campus.

What are the student employment positions?
A large number of students work in the following areas; Grounds Maintenance, Custodial Services, Food Services, Communications, Library. There are a few students working in the following area: Ockenga, Admissions, BookCentre, Student Life Services, Media, Mentored Ministry.

What is the wage for working on campus?
The rate of pay range in $10.00 – $14.00/hour. It is important to note that student employees are exempt from having social security taken out of their pay. Therefore, students working on-campus are making about 7.5% more than they would working for the same wage off-campus. (The $10.00-$14.00 on-campus rate is equal to rates of about $10.50-14.50 off-campus.)

International (F-1 visa) Students

For questions about the requirements procedures for international (F-1) students working on campus, click here.