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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 1,400 students in over 200 different positions each academic year. Students are able to gain experience in a variety of areas, from facility management to tutoring to office work.

Student Employee New Hire Paperwork

Before a student can start working on campus, they will need to complete the following items:

Start and End Dates for Student Employment

Academic Year 2024–2025

  • Full year start September 3, 2024
  • Full year end May 12, 2025

Fall Semester 2024

  • Fall semester start September 3, 2024
  • Fall semester end December 18, 2024

Spring Semester 2025

  • Spring semester start January 23, 2025
  • Spring semester end May 12, 2025

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