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Other Employment Opportunities

There are many employment opportunities other than Federal Work-Study. Start here if you're interested in finding wage payroll positions in and around the University.

You do not need a Federal Work-Study award to apply for the wage payroll positions listed below. Please contact the hiring area for more information.

Penn State University Park

Athletic Department

The Athletic Department has openings for students to sell programs at Penn State football games during fall semester. Students receive 50 cents for each program sold and a seat for the game. Students can register at For additional information, please contact the Athletic Communications Office at 814-865-1757.

Auxiliary & Business Services

Auxiliary & Business Services has numerous employment opportunities for Penn State students each semester. Full-time students living on or off-campus are eligible for jobs, including those with Food Services, Housing, commons desks, and Laundry Services. Please access their employment page for more information.

Center for the Performing Arts

Stage crew positions available for fall and spring. Flexible schedule necessary due to event schedule. Applications are available on the Center for the Performing Arts website. For additional information, please contact Operations at 814-863-7103.

Information Technology Services

ITS offers many challenging opportunities in the field of information technology. Students of every major and computer skill level can gain valuable real-world experience working for ITS as a part-time employee, graduate assistant, or intern.

Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes

Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes needs students in their third semester or beyond with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher to tutor a variety of courses during the fall, spring and summer. Tutoring positions provide competitive pay, valuable experience and flexible hours that vary from week to week. Contact the Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes at 814-865-0407 for more information and an application.

McCoy Natatorium (Pool)

McCoy Natatorium has opportunities for fall, spring, and summer lifeguards. Positions may also be available in the Fitness Loft.

Physics Department

Looking for a student to assist the administrative staff with developing queries and reports in Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel, and performing other departmental duties. Knowledge of data management software is essential and experience with VBA macros is preferred. Requires outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail. To apply, submit resume and cover letter in PDF format.

University Police

Applications available in Eisenhower Parking deck or online at the University Police website.

Recreational Sports

Recreational Sports hires and trains over 400 students throughout the year to officiate intramural games and manage intramural tournaments. Experience in sports officiating is required. Contact the Intramural Office, Room 2, Intramural Building at 814-865-5401.

HUB Dining

Applications for positions during fall, spring, and summer semesters are available in the various eateries located throughout HUB Dining. Apply online or Contact Cliff Hupp at 814-865-7623.

University Libraries

Employment opportunities available at various University Libraries locations. Hiring for all locations is handled by Libraries Human Resources, 511 Paterno Library. More information about employment opportunities is available at the University Libraries website.

Other University Park Job Resources

Daily Collegian Classifieds

Centre Daily Times Classifieds

Other Penn State Campuses

For students at campuses other than University Park, access the listings below or contact the financial aid representative or campus employment specialist at the Penn State campus you are attending.

Penn State Berks

Penn State Educational Partnership Program applications available in 238 Luerssen Building at 610-396-6270. Not available summer.

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Access the on-campus State Work-Study jobs and the on-campus jobs that do not require Federal or State Work-Study.

Penn State Greater Allegheny

Penn State Educational Partnership Program - Applications available in 106 Main Building at 412-675-9183. Not available for summer.

Penn State Lehigh Valley

Part-time Web Editor: The CHANCE website is in need of a Web Editor to make updates to the CHANCE site for approximately five to ten hours per week. Are you well-versed in designing/editing HTML? Although not required, some knowledge of CSS, Flash, and/or JavaScript would be helpful as well. Contact Jacqueline McLaughlin if you or someone you know is interested or visit CHANCE online.

The Millennium Scholars Program

Looking for Program Assistants for the summer. A successful applicant is a science or engineering major, junior or senior level, available June 22nd-August 6th. They must have a positive attitude and live on campus with the program students.  Program assistants will be provided with room and board, and a stipend.  Interested students can contact me, Starlette Sharp at

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