Summer Job Postings

Enrollment in Summer is not required to receive Summer Work Study. To determine if you are eligible for Summer Work Study, call or visit Student Employment Services, 989.774.3881, UC 121.

Contact departments directly to pursue a job.


GSA - Annual Giving - seeks a Student Caller
Duties Include: Successful candidates have excellent telephone communication skills, are fluent in English, outgoing, have a great attitude, and willing to ask for donations. Ideal candidates are fun, outgoing, hard-working CMU students.
Skills Desired: A positive attitude, a desire to learn, and sales experience are a plus.
Schedule: Candidates must be able to work 3 shifts. Available shifts: Sun, 1-5 & 5:45-9:30p; Mon - Thu, 5:45-9:30p; and Fri, 12-4p.
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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 located below.   In addition, postings can be found on the library's website.  Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
Currently there are no openings


GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Architectural Trades Student Assistant
Duties Include: Assist the Journeyman with day to day activities; attend safety and department meetings as necessary.
Skills Desired: Successfully complete a driving and criminal background check; experience with hand and power tools, mechanical aptitude, ability to lift 40 lbs. and work on foot for extended periods of time; familiarity with CMU campus buildings; a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently; maintain confidential information and directives; follow verbal and written directions.
Schedule: Available to work during the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Information Technology: Technical Services - seeks a Level 3 Technician

Duties Include: Provide on-site, carry-in, and drop-off repairs and other IT services for CMU's staff, faculty, and students; maintain, upgrade, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair any hardware or software issues for desktop computers, laptops and netbooks, servers, peripherals, printers, tablets, and smartphones. Our services also include consultation, research, testing, documenting solutions for new and existing systems, and training users.
Skills Desired: Customer service background;  current industry-standard certifications are strongly encouraged such as CompTIA's A+; comfortable with current and popular computer operating systems, devices, and software; able to independently search for answers or create solutions to obscure and complicated problems.
Schedule: Flexible hours within M-F, 8a – 8p, Weekends, Noon - 8p. Openings vary by semester. If selected, you will be contacted for an interview.
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GSA - Institutional Diversity - seeks a TRIO Summer Academy Mentor

Duties Include: Mentors are assigned a group of Upward Bound (UB) Summer Academy students to work with; provide assistance to staff members as needed in dealing with problems, emergencies, and other situations; enforce project, residence hall and university regulations; provide consistent and fair treatment to all project participants when exercising policy; provide written reports of all incidents to project staff nightly; report nightly and weekends beginning at 5p; assist the UB Academic Advisor with the planning and implementation of the weekly, "Evening College Life 101," series; eat dinner with the UB students and staff nightly; submit weekly progress reports to the UB Director, including any student problems (social, academic, or personal); attend all meetings and training programs related to UB Summer Academy; monitor any social or adjustment problems with your assigned group; attend all field trips (some expenses will be covered); exemplify mature and professional behavior with students at all times; assist UB Staff in the planning and implementation of the UB  Summer Academy to be presented at the Awards Banquet; participate in and attend the UB Summer Academy Awards Ceremony; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Preference is given to mature upper class students, junior or higher status; mentors are consistent, fair, and honest; must be a team player; must be committed to the principles and philosophy of the TRIO Upward Bound program, with the ability to be flexible and have respect for themselves and the students.
Schedule: The position requires participation with the students during the day and/or evening while they attend their classes and/or evening study table and recreational activities.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Primavera Jimenez, Director,


WORK STUDY Community Service - 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: $8.90-$9.84.
Skills Desired: Grounds keeping skills are preferred, but not necessary.
Schedule: Flexible within park hours: Sun - Sat, 8a - 10p.
To Apply: Email a completed employment application, Work Study award amount, class schedule and resume to Miranda Walker,, or mail to Isabella County Parks, 200 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.

WORK STUDY - Special Olympics Michigan - seeks a Student Assistant.
Duties Include: Assist the Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI) Development & Events department as support by working with staff in strengthening SOMI partner relationships and building awareness about our programs through research, events and fundraisers; create and coordinate the drafting and distribution of promotional materials and newsletters; work with committees and/or key volunteers at events; assist in logistics of events including vendor and partner needs; update guest registration, seating information and related data entry; assist in managing and implementing a plan for securing silent auction items; assist in managing recruitment and fundraising email and Constant Contact blasts; assist in managing social media posts and maintenance; assist with sponsor acknowledgement and guest follow-up; assist in reaching out to community organizations and the general public; assist with event set-up, media relations and volunteer relations; research potential partners, event locations and in-kind donations.
Skills Desired: A desire to learn more about fundraising and philanthropy; a firm grasp of available tools and platforms with social media; self-motivated, good organizational and interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines; working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat; Great written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently. Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is a bonus but some training is available.
Schedule: 10-12 hrs/wk; flexible hours with classes during weekly business hours, M-F, 8a - 5p. Occasionally, there may be additional hours required for special events and projects. Preference is given to applicants available during the summers, and staying at CMU until 2019 or longer.
To Apply: Email Kelly Berryhill,

WORK STUDY - Student Athlete Services - seeks a Tutor
Student-Athlete Services (SAS) offers a comprehensive tutorial program for CMU student-athletes. The department hires qualified and content-knowledgeable undergraduate and graduate students to provide assistance in a wide variety of academic subject areas. Tutors are responsible for abiding by all NCAA and CMU policies and procedures while upholding the academic integrity and confidentiality in all areas of their job performance. This position reports directly to the Student-Athlete Services Tutor Coordinator.
Duties Include: Provide tutoring for specific academic coursework; aid in the process to help students define and utilize personal learning styles and study strategies; assess tutee's progress throughout the semester; file timely and accurate tutor reports at the conclusion of each tutor session; participate in required tutor training.
Skills Desired: Qualifications to tutor content-specific courses is a minimum of B+ or better in a course or have tested out of any course that is equivalent to a course taken, whether at CMU or another institution and holds a 3.25 cumulative GPA or above.
Schedule: Sun-Thu evenings after 5p, with the possibility of some day time appointments.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and qualified academic coursework to Eric Vendemia,

GSA - Technology Operations - seeks a Front-End Developer
Duties Include: Designing web and mobile user experiences.
Required qualifications: 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 December 2018 or later, and planning to work until graduation). Desired qualifications: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and design chops. Photography and image manipulation skills help, as does logo and layout design experience. Experience with the command line and git is even better.
Schedule: At least 15 hrs/wk during the Academic Year and 30-40 hrs/wk during the Summer. All work must be completed within M-F, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a resume and work samples (web, design, photography) to Kevin Daum,