On Campus Student Employment

Multiple employment opportunities are available for SF State students all over campus. This is an opportunity to help pay for college expenses, connect with others on campus, and grow and develop outside of the classroom. 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. Some jobs on campus require students to have Federal Work Study. 


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. 


For questions or feedback please contact:

dos@sfsu.edu or 415-338-3888