Student Employment Policies and Guidelines

Please review all policies and guidelines in full prior to pursuing any student employment opportunity or internship.

Both graduate student hourly on-campus employment and external opportunities are governed by the Graduate Student Employment Policy.

    Hourly Graduate Employment

    • Students residing outside the United States are prohibited from hourly student employment.
    • Incoming students are not eligible for hourly student employment until August 26, 2022, the date that incoming student enrollment begins. 

    General Graduate Student Employment Guidelines

    Fully enrolled, fully supported students may be eligible for student employment on a case-by-case basis. All additional employment must be in compliance with the Graduate School Employment Policy, which outlines full details on eligibility and requirements.

    • Approval: Requires adviser approval, in accordance with University policy
    • Approved locations: On or off campus
    • Hours per week: Limited to an average of 10 additional hours per week over the course of a term (fall, spring, summer)
    • External opportunities: Graduate students who accept external opportunities, including internships, must adhere to the Graduate Student Employment Policy while participating. 

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