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 and WORK STUDY - Admissions - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Conduct campus tours for prospective students and guests; and assist with general office work such as processing mail, data entry, restocking supplies and running errands.
Skills Desired: Excellent oral communication skills, enjoy promoting the university to prospective students and guests, positive attitude, and flexibility. Thorough training is provided.
Schedule: Flexible around class schedule during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p. with occasional Saturdays for Saturday Programs.
To Apply: Email Cary Sandel,


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 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:
Concessions - Food Service Worker


WORK STUDY - Center for Student Services - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Serve as a receptionist for both the EHS Center for Student Services and Teacher Education and Professional Development; manage incoming call triage; schedule advising appointments; check students in and out of advising appointments; accept paperwork; create teacher education photo IDs; file; and perform additional special projects for faculty and office staff.
Skills Desired: A dependable and motivated individual; prior office experience is preferred; must be skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Schedule: 25-30 hrs/wk this summer, flexible around class schedule, if applicable. Candidate may begin Spring semester for a few hours for training purposes.
To Apply: Email resume, cover letter and references to


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 - Enrollment Services: Application Processing - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Processes all transcripts received by the University, including receiving transcripts via postal and electronic download; responsible for validating, sorting, scanning, linking, and routing transcripts; review and update records in student information systems: logs transcripts, admission portfolio documents, and graduation documents; scan, quality control, index and verify student records in document imaging system; review imaged files for accuracy; batch documents for scanning; print files; process daily mail; open mail, file, copy material, pull files, distribute materials, and shred confidential documents; process electronic correspondence sent via CRM system; work with a high volume of confidential documents; work in CRM system to review student mail and assign as appropriate; and special projects as assigned.
Skills Desired: Attention to detail; the ability to work independently and handle confidential information.
Schedule: 40 hours during the summer; 25 hrs/wk during the Academic year.
To Apply: Email a resume, class schedule and completed application to


GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Accounting Clerk
Duties Include: General office support including data entry, copying, scanning documents, filing, delivery and pick up of documents to other departments on campus. Compile and update accounting spreadsheets, update files related to purchase and payables, plant fund accounts, recharges, and utilities and provide clerical assistance to staff.
Skills Desired: Applicants should be proficient in Word and Excel, demonstrate attention to detail, good communication skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks. Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check. Previous office experience and knowledge to accounting a plus.
Schedule: Available to work within a Mon-Fri., 8a-5p office schedule.
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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 - Facilities Management - seeks a Landscape Operations Bed Worker
Duties Include: Clean, trim, and maintain campus flower beds including weeding, mulching, and watering; assist regular Landscape Operations personnel in their duties as needed, along with performing other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Minimal grounds experience is needed.
Schedule: Flexible within the daytime shop schedule, Mon - Fri.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Landscape Operations Student Worker
Duties Include: Take care of all areas of CMU campus grounds and athletic areas; seed, fertilize, and water landscape areas; clean, trim, and maintain all areas assigned including sidewalks, flower beds, lawn areas, and bleachers; assist regular Landscape Operations personnel with their duties as needed, along with performing other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Minimal grounds experience is required; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Flexible within the daytime shop schedule, Mon - Fri.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Maintenance Mechanic Worker
Duties Include: Change filters, assist Maintenance helpers with mechanical room cleaning, and other related tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Be able to life 50 pounds; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Applicant must be able to work within the shop schedule, Mon-Fri., 7:30a-4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Student Painter
Duties Include: Prep and clean up for Paint Shop staff; pick up and deliver equipment and materials; attend staff meetings; other related task as assigned.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of and experience with paint equipment including brushes, rollers, pans, and types of paints; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Applicant must be available to work within the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Vehicle Services Worker: Garage
Duties Include: Clean and wash vehicles; clean and maintain garage work area; assist mechanics as needed.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; must be able to lift 50 pounds; knowledge of, and experience with basic automotive maintenance is desired.
Schedule: Applicant must be able to work within the shop schedule, Mon - Fri., 7:30a - 4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Global Campus CRM - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Perform data validation and clean-up in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system; maintain documentation; identify and merge duplicate records; assist with clean-up and ongoing addition and removal of user access; assist with testing; related projects and assignments as needed
Skills Desired: Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system; ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality and possess good judgement skills.
Schedule: 35-40 hrs/wk during the Summer; 20 hrs/wk during the Academic year.
To Apply: Email a resume, class schedule and completed application to


WORK STUDY - Health Professions Dean's Office - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Receptionist duties, running errands, and miscellaneous projects.
Skills Desired: Marketing background and good communication and writing skills. Preference is given to applicants with experience working with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook Calendars, and Microsoft Access.
Schedule: A flexible, but consistent schedule is desired 8-10hrs/wk during office hours, Mon -Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and schedule of availability for Summer I & II to


WORK STUDY - Health Sciences - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Work independently in an educational academic office environment including scanning, making copies, preparing mail, running errands, filing, shredding documents, and equipment support as identified.
Skills Desired: Applicants must be dependable, possess a strong attention to detail, and maintain utmost confidentiality. Candidates are fluent in English, outgoing, have a great, positive attitude and a desire to learn. Candidate must be dependable, friendly, outgoing, and have the ability to prioritize daily and weekly task completion for faculty or staff. Computers skills must include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience with Microsoft Office Picture Manager and Adobe Acrobat is desired, but not required. Individual must be able to handle multiple tasks. This position requires a courteous individual when communicating with both faculty and students while, presenting a high standard of service, projecting a professional attitude. Successful candidates possess an extreme attention to detail, and demonstrate a high level of organization, excelling in both verbal and written communications.
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 a cover letter, resume, three references, Campus ID number, and Work Study eligibility amount to Theresa Ames,

WORK STUDY - Human Environmental Studies - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Run errands; Excel spreadsheets; answer the phone; make copies; do library searches; inventory; word processing; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Experience with Microsoft.
Schedule: Mon -Fri, 8a - 5p, or as arranged; 30-40 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email Cindy Neitzel,


WORK STUDY - Human Resources: Employment Services - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Perform general clerical duties including scanning confidential documents, answering the phones, filing, shredding, campus deliveries, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Experience with Word and Excel; strong attention to detail; good customer service skills
Schedule: 15 hrs/wk for the Summer.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Val Basney,


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.


GSA - MEDIAGraphix - seeks a Graphic Designer
Duties Include: Provide graphic design and printing services to Central Michigan University's faculty, staff, and students as well as to the Mount Pleasant community; oversee client projects including handouts, brochures, banners, logos, booklets, and web graphics. Joining the MGX team provides the opportunity to broaden design skills and portfolio, learn prepress and printing components, and grow a professional network. CMU Undergraduate students may apply for Summer 2017, the Academic Year 2017-18, or both. Candidates must be full-time (6+ hours) Undergraduates studying graphic design, multimedia, public relations, communications, or related degree. Recent graduates are not eligible for this program.
Skills Desired: Great organizational and communication skills; proficiency in Apple and Mac products and software; must have a positive, eager-to-learn attitude, and hardworking demeanor; excellent customer service; exhibit a professional appearance, communication and composure when representing Central Michigan University and MEDIAGraphix; experience working in Word, Excel, PowerPoint; proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Acrobat Pro
Schedule: Graphic Designers must be able to work in 4-hour blocks during the week.
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WORK STUDY - Payroll & Travel - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: General office duties, scanning, auditing forms, data entry, filing, sorting reports and assisting with walk-in traffic and phone calls. Miscellaneous duties as time allows include light cleaning, sorting the recycling and occasional projects.
Skills Desired: Proficiency in Word and Excel, strong attention to detail and experience with scanning and indexing. Position begins immediately and potentially continues into the Academic year.
Schedule: Flexible hours between 8a - 5p, Mon - Fri with  preference given to availability from 11a - 1p and 4 -5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to

WORK STUDY - Psychology - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Typing; scanning; filing; data entry; copying, collating and stapling of class materials; running errands on campus; and providing general assistance to department staff and faculty.
Skills Desired: Prior office experience; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; accurate typing with good grammar; spelling and proofreading skills; excellent attention to detail. Must be detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, excellent customer service skills, and work independently. Candidates must be able to work with frequent interruptions; must present a very positive and professional image; and be extremely punctual and reliable
Schedule: Flexible, approximately 10-15 hrs/wk within office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and class schedule to: Colleen Craft at


WORK STUDY - Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety - seeks a Student Clerical Assistant
Duties Include: Answer phones and take detailed messages, assist walk-in traffic, filing and mailing, assist in different inspections across campus, order supplies and equipment, and run errands on campus. Additionally, create and maintain Microsoft Access databases and Excel spreadsheets, data entry, create forms, documents, and labels, operate and maintain various department equipment, and other special projects as needed.
Skills Desired: Excellent proofreading skills, attention to detail, and experience with Microsoft Office programs.
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8a-5p. Position available Summer continuing into the Academic Year 2017-18.
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Kathy Litwiller,


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,


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 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:
Group Fitness - Cycling
Group Fitness - TRX
Group Fitness - Zumba
URec - Building Maintenance Worker
URec - Event Staff Supervisor
URec - Fitness Specialist
URec - Water Safety Instructor