Regardless of financial need, course schedule, or time constraints, student employment works for everyone. Having all aspects of the campus work program in one location allows Hopkins students to quickly and easily find part-time work. Components such as job postings, hiring documents, and payroll processing come together to form a comprehensive student employment office.
This is a question asked by many freshmen parents. Studies have shown working 2 - 5 hrs. per week can actually help freshmen acclimate to college life. Campus employment provides students with a safe environment where they feel comfortable, become familiar with the campus from behind the scenes, and work directly with faculty and staff who understand student needs. Campus jobs can, and often do, act as campus families.
Additionally, students can:
The type of job your student gets will depend on their interest, skill set, and willingness to explore new fields. Student jobs are available on all JHU campuses including the medical campus.
Jobs range in scope, including:
How will your student spend his/her free time? The following chart shows the amount of free time the typical student has each week.
1. Form I-9: All new student workers must complete a Form I-9; this is a federal employment eligibility form. In order to complete this form, students MUST present valid documentation as listed below
2. Work Permit: All student workers age 17 and under MUST have a valid Work Permit on file for the State of Maryland before beginning work. The Work Permit application is on-line and can be started before the student arrives on campus. For complete details, please visit our website at www.jhu.edu/stujob > Student Handbook.
If you have a question that we didn't answer here, please visit our web site which is an excellent resource for new students or feel free to contact us directly. We welcome the opportunity to talk with new students and their parents.
Student Employment Services
Garland Hall, room 72