Academic Year Job Postings

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 - 2020
Students may apply for Work Study jobs only if awarded Work Study on the Financial Aid award letter.

If you completed your FAFSA but do not know if you qualify, contact Financial Aid, 989.774.3674 or Student Employment Services, 989.774.3881. To confirm the amount of Work Study you have, contact Student Employment Services at 989.774.3881, Bovee University Center, Room 121.

All students may apply for General Student Assistance (GSA) jobs.

Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

 

GSA and WORK STUDY - Annual Giving - Phonathon Student Caller

Duties Include: Call alumni and friends of CMU on behalf of the annual fund. Callers are expected to be friendly on the line, update alumni information, build rapport, inform alumni about campus updates and various funds, and secure donations.
Skills Desired: Successful candidates have excellent telephone communication skills, fluency in English, are outgoing, have a great attitude, and are willing to ask for donations. Ideal candidates are fun, outgoing, hard-working CMU students. A positive attitude, a desire to learn, and sales experience are a plus. 
Schedule: Candidates must be able to work at least 3 shifts/wk, with one shift being a weekend shift. Sunday, 1-5p and 5:45-9:30p, Monday-Thursday 2-5p, Monday-Thursday 5:45-9:30p, and Friday 12-4p. 
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Athletics - seeks an Academic Tutor

Duties Include: Tutor student-athletes with CMU courses at the Indoor Athletic Complex. Courses include: ACC 250, 255, 301, 302, 321, 501 and 531; ANT 175; BCA 318WI, and 503WI; BIO 500 and 537; BIS 255 and 315; BLR 202, 222, 235WI, 302 and 350; BUS 100, 300QR and 301S; CHM 132, 211QR, 342; COM 352, 353, 362, 365, and 461; CPS 181; ECO 202, 203, 204, and 365; EGR 190QR, 200, 253, 255, and 499WI; ENG 381WI; ENT 200, 210, 213, 221 and 300; FIN 302, 310, 315, 425, 442, 448, 499, and 573; FNS 370, 374, 375; HDF 110, 213, 302, and 303; HSC 211, 214, 215, 216, 235, 308, 404, HST 110W and 325WI; IET 154; JRN 203QR, 340, 350, 380 and 556SL; MKT 255, 300, 304, 340, 420, and 440; MTH 107, 113, 130, 132, 133, 175, 217, 223, 332, 334, 341, 363, 499, and 553; PES 218, 280, and 318; PHY 131 and 171; PSC 100WI, 150WI, 261, 280QR, and 371; PSY 383, 385, 459, and 487; REL 240WI and 320; SOC 200, 323; STA 282QR and 589.
Skills Desired: Previous tutoring experience is a plus; must have a B+ or higher in the course desiring to tutor and a 3.0 cumulative GPA; must have a strong ability to present material utilizing a variety of tutoring strategies to meet the different learning styles of students.
Schedule: Hours vary according to the needs of the student-athletes' schedules. Hours would be between Mon - Thu, 8a - 10p; Fri, 8a - 4p; Sun, 4p - 10p. A minimum of 5 and maximum of 20 hrs/wk desired.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and academic history including grades, to Malik Peacock, peaco1ml@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Campus Dining

Duties Include: Assist and serve customers in a courteous manner; prep, serve, and cook assorted foods using various equipment and utensils; assist in keeping kitchen and service areas clean and sanitized; follow all safety and food handling guidelines; report to full-time employees as assigned; attend and complete employee trainings and meetings as scheduled; become familiar with and follow all CMU Campus Dining policies and standards; complete other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must be able to lift 25 lbs.; must be able to handle temperature changes including putting stock away in coolers and/or freezers; must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time; must be able to push loaded stock carts; prior food service and/or customer service experience.
Schedule: Days and hours vary by location.
Current Openings:
Burrito Bowl - Food Service Worker
Cafe Operations - Food Service Worker
Catering - Bartender
Catering - Food Service Worker
Catering - Team Member
Down Under Food Court (DUFC) - Food Service Worker
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Team Member
The Market - Team Leader
The Market - Team Member
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Team Leader
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Team Member
Northside Market - Team Leader
Northside Market - Team Member
POD Market/Subway - Team Member
Real Foods on Campus (RFoC) - Team Member
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Team Member

WORK STUDY - Chemistry & Biochemistry - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Assist faculty member in transcribing lecture and class notes into an understandable Chemistry notebook for students; assist in the Chemistry office as needed.
Skills Desired: Experience with Word, Power Point, Excel, data entry, detail-oriented, and the ability to work independently in student chemistry computer room; prior basic knowledge of chemistry is a plus. Applicants do not need to major in Chemistry.
Schedule: Flexible with classes, 10-15 hrs/wk during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and class schedule to the Chemistry Department, chem@cmich.edu

WORK STUDY - City of Mount Pleasant - seeks an Occupational Safety Assistant

Duties Include: Contributing to or aiding in reviewing and updating safety policies and procedures; developing a thorough and updated training manual; reviewing and updating Emergency Action Plan for facilities; providing general administration and organization for the Safety Alliance; completing other safety-related projects as needed.
Skills Desired: Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong computer skills with experience using Microsoft suite; resourcefulness, ability to take initiative, and to work both independently and as a team member; ability to complete jobs with a sense of urgency while being attentive to detail; students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in HR or other safety-related fields preferred; availability to work up to 20 hours per week in order to complete assigned projects.
Schedule: Flexible schedule offered to accommodate class schedules; 15-20 hrs/wk minimum commitment. Regular schedule will be during our core business hours, 8a - 4:30p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - CMU Libraries

Located within the Charles V Park Library building, the University Library and the Clarke Historical Library offer flexible hours, a variety of responsibilities and a desirable work environment. Many students work with the libraries for their entire college careers. Job vacancies are filled from applications submitted to the current job postings list, below. More information can be found on the library's website.  Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
Current Openings


WORK STUDY - Computer Science - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Answer the phone and forward or take messages as needed; scan and copy projects; greet visitors; assist faculty and staff; and deliver interdepartmental mail to offices on campus as needed.
Skills Desired: Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong attention to detail; self-motivated; willing to do various tasks; confident to ask questions regarding given tasks; knowledge of Microsoft Office; and experience with Photoshop and Publisher is preferred.
Schedule: Flexible with class schedules for coverage during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p. Position begins in January 2020. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Julie Bloom, bloom2jk@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Contracting and Purchasing Services - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Basic office administrative duties, including but not limited to greeting visitors; communicating with vendors and campus departments; filing; answering phones; managing purchase orders, maintenance agreements, blanket purchase orders, and master service agreements; and other related duties as may be assigned.
Skills Desired: Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel, interpersonal skills, basic telephone skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with others and independently when necessary. SAP is used to create and manage purchase orders, therefore, experience with SAP is preferred.
Schedule: Approximately 15 hrs/wk; flexible around student's class days/times.
To Apply: Email a resume and Fall class schedule to Amber, amber.marr@cmich.edu.


WORK STUDY - Cultural & Global Studies - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Ability to produce media and marketing materials, manage and create social media accounts, and attend CGL sponsored and/or recruitment events as needed.
Skills Desired: Creative, competency in graphic design, and works well in a team as well as independent of others
Schedule: Flexible hours
To Apply: email a cover letter and resume to Katy Lemorie, lemor1ke@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Architectural Trades Student Assistant - 

Duties Include: Assist Journeymen with day to day activities; computer skills including use of Microsoft Word and Excel; accurate and timely record keeping; use of hand and power tools as needed; attend safety and department meetings as necessary.
Skills Desired: Successfully complete a driving and criminal background check; ability to lift 40lbs and work on foot for extended periods of time; familiarity with CMU campus buildings; strong work ethic and the ability to work independently; maintain confidential information and directives; follow verbal and written directions.
Schedule: Flexible during shop hours, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Custodial Assistant

Duties Include: Sweeping, operating vacuum cleaner, wet mopping, washing windows, general cleaning, and trash removal; any other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Skills Desired: Some Custodial Assistant positions require a valid Driver's License and to be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Third shift; 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Maintenance Student Worker

Duties Include: Change filters; assist Maintenance Helpers with mechanical room cleaning; any other related tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check, and must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk; Mon - Fri.
Apply online

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Recycling Worker

Duties Include: Collect all types of recyclable materials (paper, cardboard, Styrofoam, batteries, lightbulbs, and electronics) from buildings around campus and prepare them for recycling; drop off empty recycling bins as requested; attend weekly recycling meetings; other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Skills Desired: Must be able to lift 50 pounds; must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass a Driver’s License check; good knowledge of campus and buildings; good communication skills; must demonstrate ability to work independently with little or no supervision; a willingness to learn.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri. 
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: Garage - seeks a Vehicle Service Worker

Duties Include: Clean and wash vehicles; clean and maintain garage work area; assist mechanics as needed; must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass a Driver’s License check; must have the ability to lift 50 pounds.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of and experience with basic automotive maintenance.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri. 
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: IT - seeks a Computer Systems Technician

Duties Include: Configure, install, and maintain computer systems in a local area network (LAN) environment; work with end-users, troubleshoot computer hardware, software, printers, and network issues including wireless; and maintain an inventory of supplies, stocks, and assets
Skills Desired: Should be able to install, configure, and diagnose network printers and associated hardware and software; must be familiar with deploying and installing Microsoft Office Suite Windows, malware cleaning, replacing computer and electronics hardware components; must have good communication skills, be able to work independently, and follow directions; familiarity with CMU's wired and wireless networks; knowledge of NTFS permissions and file-sharing; experience with Windows Server; some knowledge of SQL queries; and knowledge of Computer Programing. Familiarity with an Active Directory environment is beneficial. Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: Landscape Operations - seeks a Grounds Worker

Duties Include: Take care of all areas of CMU campus grounds and the athletic areas; seed, fertilize, and water landscape areas; clean, trim, and maintain all areas assigned (sidewalks, flowerbeds, lawn areas, and bleachers); assist regular Landscape Operations personnel in their duties as needed, along with performing other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Minimal skills and experience required; must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass a Driver’s License check.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri. 
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WORK STUDY - Fashion, Interior Design & Merchandise - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Maintain records related to online student enrollment and advising; contact potential students via phone or email; summarize information for director; and communicate program requirements and course sequencing.
Skills Desired: Excel proficiency, excellent communication skills, professional phone demeanor, attention to detail, the ability to think creatively and solve problems independently.
Schedule: Varied, 5 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email Sherry Yens, yens1sl@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Financial Wellness Collaborative - seeks a Money Mentor Peer Educator

Duties Include: Serve as the primary developers of initiatives aimed at promoting personal finance skills while increasing students’ knowledge regarding the overall financial components associated with pursuing a college education by: Increasing the recognition of the Financial Wellness Collaborative on campus using targeted marketing and social media strategies; planning and implementing programs designed to educate and engage students regarding topics associated with financial wellness including but not limited to budgeting, borrowing, money management, loan repayment, and long-term fiscal responsibility; deliver presentations as requested and educate students on topics associated with financial wellness including but not limited to budgeting, borrowing, money management, loan repayment, and long-term fiscal responsibility. Additional responsibilities include: Networking with community members and businesses to establish outside partnerships and possible sponsorships; assisting in assessments to further guide the Financial Wellness Collaborative; connecting with faculty and staff across campus to ensure that financial wellness is promoted throughout the institution.
Skills Desired: Schedule flexibility to accommodate for campus events, financial wellness workshops, classroom presentations, and any other additional obligations the position entails; previous demonstration of teamwork and collaborative skills; obtained a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 or higher. Preferred qualifications include: Prior involvement on-campus, including student organizations, residence life, orientation, peer advising, tutoring, and/or success coaching; experience serving in a supervisory role; knowledge in finance, including but not limited to related fields such as Financial Aid, Personal Financial Planning, and/or Individual Fiscal Responsibility.
Schedule: 4-5 hrs/wk with potential for more. 
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GSA - Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools - seeks a Board Governance Student Assistant

Duties Include: Assist with communications, the review of literature, data entry, staffing the front desk, preparing materials for events, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Proficiency with MS Word and Excel, detail-oriented, and able to exhibit strong communication skills and organizational skills.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk during office hours Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a resume to Candice Kolbe, kolbe1ck@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY – Healthcare IT

Healthcare IT is the main provider of desktop technology support for all departments within the College of Health Professions, College of Medicine and CMU affiliated healthcare clinics. Online applications must be submitted to be considered as a candidate for these positions.
Current Openings: 
Service Desk Staff

GSA - Information Technology - seeks a Media Services Student Technician

Duties Include: Troubleshoot and maintain classroom technology including in-class assistance and night tech shifts. Prior knowledge of classroom technology is not required, and on the job training is provided. Knowledge of computers is not required.
Skills Desired: Unafraid to climb ladders, troubleshooting skills, ability to work in front of a large number of people, and a drivers license.
Schedule: Flexible Mon - Fri, 8a -5p, with night tech shifts Mon - Thu, 5p -9p.
To Apply: Email Marcus Clowers, clowe1ml@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Information Technology - seeks a Service Representative

Duties Include: Provide administrative and technical support to CONNECT CMU customers, including answering phone calls, responding to emails and chat/SMS messages, greeting visitors, service ticket management, database management, document scanning and storage, device activations, device deliveries, charging purchases using a POS register and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong written and oral communication skills; a demonstrated ability to provide an excellent customer service experience and maintain confidentiality; general computer skills including database experience; must present a professional image and display consistent integrity, positivity and maturity; must have a valid driver’s license.
Schedule: Availability on TuTh afternoons desired.
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WORK STUDY - Isabella County Parks & Recreation - seeks a Park Ranger

Duties Include: Participate in the maintenance of a county park performing general grounds upkeep, assist in the completion of maintenance projects such as janitorial duties, work on special event preparations, and complete other work assignments as provided by the supervisor. Pay range: $9.45 - 10.43/hr. 
Skills Desired: Ground keeping skills preferred but not necessary.
Schedule: Flexible during park hours: Sun - Sat, 8a - 10p.
To Apply: Email a completed Isabella County Application, resume, Work Study award amount and class schedule to Miranda Walker,  mwalker@isabellacounty.org.

GSA - Medicine - seeks a Translator

Duties Include: Translate short documents (generally less than 500 words) from English into French, Italian, and/or German; proofread existing translations (French and/or Italian); initial need to translate a backlog of such documents including blog posts and academic abstracts, followed by a sporadic need as new documents are gradually generated on an unpredictable schedule.
Skills Desired: Intermediate to advanced proficiency in written French, Italian, and/or German; familiarity with academic writing conventions in English and the target language; an interest in social sciences, qualitative research, autism, and/or disability studies is a plus.
Schedule: Intermittent work throughout the Summer and Academic Year.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest and a resume to Dr. Ariel Cascio, casci1ma@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Medicine: SP-Simulation Center - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Assist staff with documentation, event set up, data input, and event management. 
Skills Desired: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel; ability to maintain confidentiality, punctuality, and self-motivation; willingness to do various tasks and ask questions if unsure; strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail.
Schedule: 12-20 hrs/wk. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Rachel Older, older1ra@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Police Department- seeks a Safe Rides Escort Officer

Duties Include: Transport students from one Safe Rides Stop to another Safe Rides Stop in a marked department vehicle via a routing system.
Skills Desired: Have a good driving record.
Schedule: 8p - 2a, 7 days/wk when classes are in session. 

GSA and WORK STUDY - Public Media - seeks a News Reporter

Duties Include: Produce daily newscast stories and features for broadcast within WCMU Public Radio’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered; prepare questions, record interviews in person or via phone, write copy and edit finished news stories amd features.
Skills Desired: High energy, good journalistic judgment and great writing skills; excellent verbal and written communication; Audio editing experience preferred; high degree of professionalism and reliability; COM, BCA or JRN majors preferred.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk during the Academic Year; up to 40 hrs/wk during Summer 2020. Some weekend  and evening hours may be required. Position requires Summer availability.
To Apply: Stop in at the Public Broadcasting Center with a resume, attention: Amy Robinson, amy.robinson@cmich.edu, and fill out an application.

WORK STUDY - Statistics, Actuarial and Data Sciences - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: General office duties, answering phones and forward or take messages as needed, scan and copy projects on behalf of professors, greeting visitors, assist faculty and staff, and deliver interdepartmental mail as needed.
Skills Desired: Office experience is preferred, but not required; excellent written/oral communication skills, strong attention to detail, self-motivated, willing to do various tasks, not afraid to ask questions if unsure of a task given and ability to present a professional face is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required, experience with Photoshop and Publisher is preferred. 
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Dr. Carl Lee, lee1c@cmich.edu.

GSA - Technical Operations - seeks a Web Developer

Duties Include: Designing user interfaces and coding web applications and API's.
Skills Desired: Freshmen are encouraged to apply and training is provided. TechOps developers have gone on to work for large corporations, join tech companies or start a business of their own. Required qualifications include self-motivation, willingness to learn from others, ability to work on a team, ability to carefully follow written and verbal instructions, at least two years of eligibility remaining (graduating May 2021 or later and planning to work until graduation), and interest in web development. Desired qualifications include experience with Python, Django, Git, HTML, CSS, Javascript, user interface and experience design, databases, and the command line.
Schedule: Required to work a minimum of 15 hrs/wk in shifts of at least 2 hrs between 8a - 5p, Mon - Fri. Within these parameters you can usually set your own schedule. 
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GSA and WORK STUDY - University Communications - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Maintain and report marketing material and promotional inventory, including organizing and maintaining storage of marketing materials at Global Campus and West Hall (main campus); prepare and ship marketing material requests; assisting with preparing shipments to conferences, trade shows and center; general office responsibilities: filing, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail.
Skills Desired: Candidates should be able to work independently and take initiative; able to follow directions and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner; strong organizational skills; attention to detail; and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. The Student Assistant must have reliable transportation to 802 Industrial Drive Building, Mt. Pleasant (CMU Global location). Preference is given to applicants with Work Study eligibility.
Schedule: Up to 15-20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri. Summer hours available. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, class schedule, and completed application to globaljobs@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks Event Crew

Duties Include: Responsible for event setup duties including transportation, maintenance, and inventory of UE equipment and furniture. Will be involved in on the job and formal training sessions that may include but are not limited to: leadership, venue safety, and event logistics. Applicants should have the ability to excel within a dynamic team structure. Other responsibilities include preparation and restoration of event venues before and after use. Ability to operate a CMU vehicle is required and must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Work uniform requirement to include black pants (no jeans), black work shoes, and shirt supplied by department. 
Skills Desired: Willingness to learn and follow instructions is essential. Must maintain a positive demeanor to CMU customers and the public, and must be adaptable with changing event needs and schedules. Applicants should be self-starters who are detail oriented and able to multitask with minimal direction. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently is critical. Must display continued integrity, positivity, and maturity while working late nights, early mornings, and long shifts. Applicants should be able to work and communicate effectively in a team setting while maximizing productivity. Those selected that show initiative may be selected for future leadership roles.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required. Late nights, early mornings and long shifts.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume listing skills and interest to uevents@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks an Event Technician

Duties Include: Will be involved in on the job and formal training sessions that may include but are not limited to: audio, lighting, and other A/V applications. Must be able to work at heights in excess of 6 feet. Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and operating UE technical equipment. Other responsibilities include preparation & restoration of event venues before and after use. Ability to operate a CMU vehicle is required and must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Work uniform requirement to include black pants (no jeans), black work shoes, and shirt supplied by department.
Skills Desired: Based on job requirements cell phone use is not permitted during work. Willingness to learn and follow instructions is essential. Must maintain a positive demeanor to CMU customers and the public, and must be adaptable with changing event needs and schedules. Applicants should be self-starters who are detail oriented and able to multitask with minimal direction. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently is critical. Must display continued integrity, positivity, and maturity while working late nights, early mornings, and long shifts.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required. Late nights, early mornings and long shifts.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter listing skills and interest to uevents@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Recreation

CMU's University Recreation department offers a variety of employment opportunities at the Student Activity Center. The SAC work environment prides itself on being not just a job, but also an experience. No matter what your academic focus, URec Student Staff gain valuable lifelong skills from their employment experiences at the SAC. With more than a million users and visitors coming into the SAC each year, student staff gets to work in a diverse environment and share a unique employment experience.
Current openings: