Other Employment Opportunities

There are many employment opportunities offering part-time, hourly positions in and around the University.  Start here for resources to support your employment search. You do not need an offer of Federal Work-Study to apply for the wage payroll positions listed below. Please contact the hiring area for more information.

Penn State - All Campuses

Penn State Human Resources - Employment opportunities available at all Penn State campuses can be found here.  Be sure to filter your search based on your campus.

Penn State University Park

Penn Student Affairs / Student Employment – Student Affairs offers many opportunities for on-campus student employment.  These opportunities offer experience working alongside talented staff allowing you to gain professional experience to prepare you for your future. Opportunities exist in the following areas:

  • HUB-Robeson Center
  • Campus Recreation
  • Residence Life
  • Student Orientation
  • Career Services
  • Paul Robeson Cultural Center
  • Emergency medical Program
  • Center for Arts and Crafts
  • Student Engagement Network
  • Communications and Marketing

Penn State Housing - Housing and Food Services offers numerous job opportunities for students, all of which provide flexible scheduling and a great opportunity for a student to build job skills and develop a resume.

Penn State Food Services - Apply for one of the many employment opportunities with Penn State Campus Dining. We offer competitive pay, and flexible scheduling. It's also a great resume builder and an excellent way to meet new friends!

Penn State Hospitality Services – The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center - When you work for The Penn Stater, you’ll have the opportunity to provide world-class hospitality to loyal customers—that’s a recipe for job satisfaction!

Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State - Gain real-life experience in a true business setting and get a behind-the-scenes look at performing arts productions. Flexible hours are available. Penn State students are a vital part of the Center for the Performing Arts. Students comprise many of the behind-the-scene employment opportunities.

Community Non-Profit Organizations

Many Community Partners of both the Nittany Lions Read/Nittany Lions Count Program and The Community Service Federal Work-Study Program employ students as part-time hourly employees. Please visit each program’s website for a full listing.

Additional Employment Resources

Many opportunities within the communities surrounding University Park can be found on popular job search sites, as well as the following:


State College Downtown Improvement District         

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