Summer Job Postings


​Enrollment in Summer is not required to receive Summer Work Study. To determine eligibility for Summer Work Study, call or visit Student Employment Services, 989.774.3881, Bovee UC 121.

Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Annual Giving - seeks In-Person Phonathon Student Callers

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, outgoing personalities, a great attitude, and a willingness 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. This position works in-person at the new Towers Call Center.
Schedule: Candidates must commit to working at least 2 shifts/wk and no more than 20 hours/week. Mon-Thu, 2p-5p, Mon-Wed, 5:45p-9:30p, and Fri, 12p-4p. 
Apply Online

WORK STUDY - Art & Design/University Art Gallery - seeks a Gallery Attendant

Duties Include: Keeping the University Art Gallery open to the public and the art secure. Responsible for opening and closing gallery, greeting and counting visitors, answering phones, taking messages, enforcing rules for art gallery viewers, setting alarm system and monitoring cameras. Will also assist the Gallery Director in preparing, installing, and dismantling art exhibitions. Must be comfortable working at heights with 16-foot ladder. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Skills Desired: Must be reliable and able to work without supervision. Interest in and knowledge of art is desirable. Must work well in a team and be eligible for Work-Study.
To apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, copy of schedule, and Work-Study eligibility amount to Anne Gochenour, Gallery Director, at by July 26th.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Athletics: Student Athlete Services - seeks a Face-to-Face Tutor/Mentor

Duties Include: Understand and effectively communicate subject matter to students; assist students to work to define and utilize personal learning styles in academic pursuits; provide feedback to Academic Coordinators via in person conversations, emails, phone calls, and session reports on our internal software system; navigate all Blackboard content thoroughly and effectively; and submit tutor reports electronically in a timely manner. 
Skills Desired: Candidates must have earned a minimum of B or better in the course to be tutored; hold a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher; possess strong communication skills and the ability to relate to students of diverse academic backgrounds; ability to direct session, engage student-athlete in effective course work, and motivate student-athlete; abide by all Dick Enberg Academic Center Policies & Procedures, Central Michigan University, Mid-American Conference, and NCAA standards.
Schedule: M-Th, 8a-5p, Fr, 8a-12p; hours are based on tutor’s availability.
To Apply: Email a completed application, resume, and a copy of unofficial transcripts to Mackenzie Dancer,

GSA - CMU Biological Station - seeks a Dining Assistant

Duties Include: Responsible for general food service duties; assists with preparation, production, and service of food at the CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island, MI. 
Skills Desired: Previous food service experience is desired, but not required.
Schedule: Summer 2021 from approximately May 15 - August 20. 40 hrs/wk, 8 hrs/day. Assistants live at the CMUBS. Room and board is provided.
To Apply: Email John Gordon,

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 - Global Engagement - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Greet visitors to the office including students, staff, faculty, and community members. Answer and direct phone calls. Respond to general student inquiries from international students and study abroad students. Maintain and upkeep the front desk and lobby; file; type correspondence and forms; assist with bulk mailings; run errands on campus; photocopy. Contribute to OGE social media content and assist with creating flyers and digital displays. Other office-related tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Mac computer skills, Outlook calendar for Mac, Word, Answer multi-line phone system and transfer phone calls, social media, Canva (or similar graphic design). Interest in working with international populations.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri.
To Apply: Email a resume to Gina Carman,

WORK STUDY - Graduate & International Recruitment - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Correspond with prospective international students via email, chat, and phone; data entry on prospective students; collaborate on special projects as required; support the growth of CMU’s international student population; participate in international recruitment events and webinars as needed.
Skills Desired: Familiar with Microsoft Office suite. Experience working with international populations is a plus.
Schedule: Flexible work schedule during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p for both Summer 2021 and the Academic Year.
To Apply: Email a resume to Kennedy Schafer,

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: 

WORK STUDY - Information Technology: Technical Services - seeks a Technician

Duties Include: Provide on-site and remote technical assistance to students and staff; troubleshoot, maintain, and repair computer hardware and software of many types; troubleshoot and maintain Ethernet and wireless network connectivity and registration; troubleshoot and maintain networked printers and various IoT devices; provide on-site support for CMU events, conferences, and games; utilize enterprise tools such as Active Directory, Group Policy Management, System Center Configuration Manager, JAMF, Print Management, File Share Management, Remote Support Tools, and Configuration Manager; and create, maintain, and follow processes and knowledge content within the IT Knowledge Base
Skills Desired: An eagerness to learn, good troubleshooting skills, and the ability to communicate with customers effectively. This position does not require previous experience and is open to all students. Technical experience is a plus.
Schedule: Flexible, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
Apply online.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Media Services - seeks a Classroom Technician
Duties Include: The Media Services Classroom Student Technician provides Tier 1 audio/visual support for campus classrooms, conference spaces, and study areas. The Classroom Technician's duties may include, but are not limited to: Support CMU faculty, staff, students and guests with operation of AV systems via on-site training and troubleshooting; interact with ticketing system, tracking troubleshooting efforts and resolutions; provide supplemental support of PC and Mac computers; perform preventative maintenance of AV hardware; perform regular functionality testing of AV systems; and assist with AV equipment installation and upgrades.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a driver’s license check; ability to lift up to 25 lbs; ability to climb ladders; basic knowledge of web conferencing software (Cisco WebEx, Microsoft Teams, Zoom); and basic audio/visual knowledge.
Schedule: Mon - Fri, up to 40 hrs/wk; position may continue into the Academic Year with up to 20 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email James Young,

WORK STUDY - Payroll & Travel Services - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: General office duties, frontline customer service and reception, scanning, auditing documents, data entry, making copies, preparing mail, filing, and sorting report; also miscellaneous duties as time allows including light cleaning, recycling and other projects.
Skills Desired: Strong communication and organization skills, detail-oriented, a professional attitude, dependable, basic telephone and customer service skills, the ability to multi-task and to work effectively both independently or with others as necessary; knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel as well as experience with scanning and indexing.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Kyle Souder,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Research and Graduate Studies - seeks an Animal Husbandry Student Assistant

Duties Include: Change mouse and rat cages, monitor health status, sweep, mop, empty trash, and wash cages.
Skills Desired: Computer skills including Microsoft suite, keeping accurate records, problem-solving, critical thinking, ability to handle mice and rats, and dependability. 
Schedule: Mon-Sun; hours vary by workload and weekends are rotated. Prefer 3-4-hour morning blocks of time. Candidates must be available during breaks and holidays.
To Apply: Email a resume to Carol Stevens,

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Communications - seeks Web Content Migration Specialists

Duties Include: Migrate content from Sharepoint to Sitefinity; work with the digital strategy team to complete migration, including participating in migrating content, and basic end-user customer support; manually move content into Sitefinity; build web content, including the application of page layout and visual presentation, incorporate embedded multimedia, and troubleshoot presentation issues as needed; other duties as assigned in Sitefinity; provide support for overall content management and basic Sitefinity support; work with digital strategy team to assist with tactics of content migration plan following a predetermined content organization strategy; work with digital strategy team to identify and troubleshoot content related issues associated with Sitefinity and brainstorm solutions with the team; and provide assistance in building training documentation for Sitefinity.
Skills Desired: Basic MS Office skills are required including copy and paste, understanding formatting techniques H1, H2, and paragraph.
Schedule: Candidates have 20 hrs/wk minimum availability.
To Apply: Email Crystal Washburn, No phone calls or walk-ins.

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events

University Events offers various different employment opportunities that foster growth, development, and technical experience. University Events manages the production of various events across campus and manages space reservations for RSOs, departments, and external groups.
Current openings:

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:
GSA and WORK STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks a Media Assistant
Duties Include: Provide graphic design and website help to all electronic and print media for WCMU Public Media; print design and production; graphic design for print and digital platforms; website design, maintenance, CMS.  This challenging position works with NPR, PBS, and local producers, and provides exposure to all types of media production.
Skills Desired: The ideal candidate is creative minded, detail-oriented, hard-working and familiar with all the above; experience with Mac OS and the Adobe Creative Suite. 
Schedule: Flexible, Mon - Fri. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Lee Periard,

GSA and WORK STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks a Production Assistant

Duties Include: Import local and national programs into on-air playback systems, produce and edit local spots and programs, and post stories to our website. The Production Assistant may occasionally serve as a Board Operator during locally and nationally produced public radio programs, and assist with various production-related tasks.
Skills Desired: Background in Audio Production; working knowledge of audio editing software, including Adobe Audition; working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; punctuality and attention to detail is required.
Schedule: Work hours are determined by management on an as-needed basis. Ideal applicants are available 10 - 20 hrs/wk, during 8a - 6:30p. Most hours will be scheduled afternoons - early evenings. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter expressing an interest in this position, and a resume to