With tons of job options located right on campus, we make it easy for you to make the grade and make a buck. Jobs provide students with a needed balance for time management and the social skills required for our fast-paced world. Students working part-time have a higher GPA than non-working students. Entry level student employees can earn more than $3,000 per year working only 15 hours per week. Advanced level student employees can earn more than $8,000 per year!
MSU students can work up to 29 hours per week during the academic year, with the opportunity for full-time employment during holiday and semester breaks. International students are limited to 20 hours per week during the school year. Students need to have a photo ID, such as a student ID, and original Social Security card in order to work anywhere on campus.
Building Worker I Positions -- APPLY HERE (PDF)
A Building Worker I is responsible for sweeping, mopping, vacuuming floors and stairs; washing walls and windows; emptying trash; changing compactor carts; cleaning bathroom walls, floors and fixtures; cleaning light covers; cleaning upholstery and carpet; buffing, scrubbing and waxing floors; setting up and moving furniture and equipment; painting; minor repairs and other related tasks as assigned. These tasks may involve the use of heavy equipment.
Work hours not to exceed 29 hours for domestic students and 20 hours for international students per week, while MSU classes are in session. It is a requirement to be available for at least 20 hours per week. This is an entry level position, therefore, no previous experience required.
Service Center Representative and Night Receptionist Positions
Service Center Representatives are undergraduate staff members employed by Residence Education and Housing Services. Service Center Representatives are responsible for delivering a high quality of customer service to residents each day. Responsible for assisting guests with questions, processing mail and packages, and acting as an ambassador for REHS, Service Center Representatives are critical team members.
Night Receptionists are undergraduate staff members employed by Residence Education and Housing Services. Night Receptionists assist in maintaining reasonable security in the residence halls each day. Responsible for monitoring security, screening entry into the residence hall environment, and responding to incidents, Night Receptionists are a critical part of the REHS team. Please note that Night Receptionists work shifts from 11:45 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Apply for these positions by choosing the Neighborhood you are interested in (you may apply in one or all of the neighborhoods, if you wish).
Click here for Brody Neighborhood Application
(Armstrong, Baily, Bryan, Emmons, Rather)
Click here for East Neighborhood Application
(Akers, Holmes, Hubbard)
Click here for North Neighborhood Application
(Mason-Abbott, Snyder-Phillips, Campbell, Landon, Mayo, Williams, Yakeley, Gilchrist)
Click here for River Trail Neighborhood Application
(Owen/VanHoosen, McDonel, Shaw)
Click here for South Neighborhood Application
(Case, Holden, Wilson, Wonders)
Neighborhood Tour Guide Positions -- APPLY HERE
Neighborhood Tour Guides will be responsible for providing neighborhood and residence hall tours to MSU guests, prospective students, and their parents, focusing on spaces in which our students live and learn. During the summer, tour guides are primarily responsible for residence hall tours during Academic Orientation and Parent Orientation programs. Residence hall tours include: student rooms; study and computer lab space; neighborhood engagement centers and tutoring locations; health and fitness locations; classrooms and auditoriums; service centers; laundry facilities; dining rooms and community kitchens. Neighborhood tour guides will touch on specific points related to these areas of student life as each guest should gain a greater knowledge of the on-campus living experience during their tour.
Resident Assistant Positions (click here for more information)
- Brody Neighborhood
- North Neighborhood
- East Neighborhood
- River Trail Neighborhood
- South Neighborhood
- Campus Life
- International Students
- Parents and Families
- Social Responsibility