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Looking for an on-campus job at Alma College?

Working on campus is a great opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience, earn money and build professional connections. Plus, student employment offers flexibility with your class schedule, practice and performance/game schedules and you can walk to work.

Various Alma College departments employ students in a variety of positions including: clerks, office assistants, lab assistants, custodians, tutors, library assistants, resident assistants, first year guides, mentors, referees, life guards and more.

Log on to Handshake using your Alma login to search for positions.

Additionally, receive one on one resume and cover letter development assistance from Career and Personal Development simply by setting up an appointment on Handshake!

Posting On-Campus Student Jobs

All on-campus supervisors/employers who are looking to hire a student employee must complete the Student Job form located under “Other Forms” on Inside Alma. Once the form is completed, it will be routed to Career and Personal Development staff to post on Handshake. Received submissions are typically posted within two business days. Supervisors will receive a confirmation email when the posting is made.

Applications (including resumes) will be automatically emailed to the contacts listed in the form by Handshake for consideration.

As a part of the hiring process, hiring managers are expected to complete the following:

  • Review all applications received by the application deadline
  • Interview selected candidates
  • Follow up with all applicants as to the status of the position once filled
  • Once an applicant is selected, fill out the Supervisor Authorization Form in the Inside Alma portal and it will automatically submit Financial Services. They will reach out to the applicant for any additional paperwork needed and notify you when they are approved to begin work.

Additional Resources for Supervisors

Sample Job Posting
Sample Student Employee Evaluation Form
If you are in need of additional assistance, or you need to edit your position after it has been posted, please contact Career and Personal Development at careerdevelopment@alma.edu or (989) 463-7247.

Note: If you do not see any applications coming to your inbox, please check your “Clutter” folder.