On Campus Student Employment

Multiple employment opportunities are available for SF State students all over campus. All student employment positions are at will positions. 

Please use the STUDENT & MANAGER TOOLKITS to navigate the hiring process.


Student Assistants:

This on-campus work program offers students the chance to explore and develop career related skills and gain professional experience. Anyone who is registered as a student at SF State and is in good academic standing may be eligible to work as a Student Assistant.


Instructional Student Assistants / Graduate Assistants / Teaching Associates:

Instructional Student Assistants (ISA), Graduate Assistants (GA), and Teaching Associates (TA) assist professors with research, teaching, facilitating group discussions, grading papers, and tutoring.


Federal Work Study:

Federal-work study is a federally funded financial aid program. It increases available part-time employment for students who need financial assistance while giving them the opportunity to gain practical work experience. Those who wish to work in the work-study program must be approved by the Financial Aid Office prior to being hired. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office.


International Students:

International Students: It is possible for international students who are visiting on an F-1 or J-1 visa to work on-campus. International students can work no more than 20 hours a week during the school year and 40 hours a week during the winter/spring break and summer. To apply for an on-campus job international students should go through the regular hiring process.


For questions or feedback please contact:

dos@sfsu.edu or 415-338-3888