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, 2019 – May 11, 2020
Fall Semester: September 3, 2019 – December 18, 2019
January Employment: December 19, 2019– January 22, 2020
Spring Semester: January 23, 2020 – May 11, 2020


May 14, 2019 – September 2, 2019

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: $9.86
Tier 2: $10.06
Tier 3: $10.06

Contact Student Employment

Jaelynn Blenkush
Program Manager, Student Employment