Student Employment

Macalester College's Student Employment Program exists to provide employment opportunities that offer students both financial assistance and professional development.

The Program affords students the opportunity to build skills for career readiness while focusing on coursework in addition to providing a talented workforce for the College.

Macalester employs nearly 1,600 students in over 350 different positions each academic year. Students are able to gain experience in a variety of areas, from facility management to tutoring to office work.

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Start and End Dates for Student Employment


Academic Year: September 3, 2017 – May 07, 2018 (29 weeks)
Fall Semester: September 3, 2017 – December 20, 2017 (15 weeks)
January Employment: December 21, 2017– January 17, 2018
Spring Semester: January 18, 2018 – May 7, 2018 (14 weeks)


May 8, 2018 - September 1, 2018  

Pay Rates

Student employees are paid according to a three-tier system based on level of responsibility and . The rate of pay is included on all job descriptions. 

Tier 1: $9.65
Tier 2: $9.75
Tier 3: $10.00

Contact Student Employment

Nachelle Kaughman
Student Employment Program Coordinator