Student Employment - SUNY Cortland

Student Employment

SUNY Cortland Student Employment Services (SES) provides employers and Cortland community members with a free, easy, and efficient method of finding qualifies and motivated students to fill part-time and seasonal job opportunities.

College students want to work and SES assists in posting job opportunities for all students, regardless of financial status. 

Student Employment Services posts part-time job opportunities in the following job categories: On-Campus Jobs, Off-Campus Jobs, and Seasonal Positions.

What SES Provides:

  • Part-time job search information and opportunities
  • Job search skill-building
  • Off-campus job postings and application instructions
  • Shares On-Campus job listings and information, working with all on campus employers as they are required to post all positions with SES 
  • Posts current positions on online job posting system RedDragonJobs
  • Employer information and applications
  • Hosts Student Employment Fair (local part-time job fair)
  • Summer Job & Camp Fair
  • Seasonal job postings
  • Process I-9 and W-4 verification for campus employment

SES Requirements

Off-campus jobs
Students are responsible for contacting employers and completing application processes.  SES works with close with many off campus employers providing valuable and mutually beneficial job opportunities.

On-campus jobs
Once a student has been offered a job by a campus office they are required to complete I-9 and W-4 forms at SES. There will be no payments made for any on-campus work until forms are completed.

Common documents that students must present include a current passport or EITHER a driver’s license or college ID AND either a original social security card or original birth certificate. These must be original documents, not copies

Student Employment Suggestions

Offices that offer many on-campus jobs include: Residence Life and Housing, Recreational Sports, Athletics, ASC Dining Services, Library and Corey Union in addition to other offices.

The most successful students are persistent, following-up often with busy employers. They dress professionally when visiting employers in person and offer a simple resume with their applications. They remain as flexible as possible with their weeknight and weekend schedules and regularly check our job postings for the most attractive jobs.

Employers

Off-Campus

  • If you would like to post job vacancies through Student Employment Services, please register as an employer at RedDragonJobs or contact Student Employment Services.

On-Campus departments/supervisors who hire and/or supervise student assistants

  • During the academic year, student assistant employment should not exceed 20 hours per week. This maximum for International Students is strictly enforced, as it is a term and condition of their Visa status.
  • During breaks, intercession and over the summer, student assistant employment shall not
    exceed 29 hours per week.
  • Student Assistant Appointment Policies and Procedures

As an employer/supervisor of student employees, you are responsible for adhering to all policies.   If you have questions regarding student employment please do not hesitate to contact Student Employment Services at ses@cortland.edu or 607-753-2223. 

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Contact Student Employment Services

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-4
Phone: 607-753-2223
Fax: 607-753-2937
Hours: Monday-Friday
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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