Thank you for your interest in Student Employment with the Department of Multicultural Life (DML). The DML, believes that campus diversity can lead to intentional educational opportunities both in and out of the classroom. Macalester strives to encourage and maintain an optimal learning environment that honors multiple perspectives and works toward equity and social justice, and the DML provides leadership to the campus community to help address these efforts.

Areas of Student Employment

Student employees are an integral part to the work of the DML in actualizing our Mission and GoalsThe DML requires every student staff member to engage fully in department-wide initiatives. For more information about the work and programs of the DML, please review our website at

All students selected to work in the DML will be expected to move-in and be present at our mandatory training from Saturday, August 22-Wednesday, Aug. 26. The DML hires students in three different positions:

  1. Program Assistant
  2. Cultural House Manager
  3. Office Assistant

Apply to work in the DML

Applicants will complete both the DML application (google form) and a JobX application with Macalester. Please note that JobX (Macalester’s Student Employment Website) applications will only be available later in the semester. Notification from our office will be sent to applicants when the date is set. However, the DML online application is due by end of day on Monday, Feb 10, 2020.

While filling out the application you will express specific interest in any of the DML Student Staff positions. While most hiring offers will align with a student’s position of interest, as expressed on the application, some based on experience, skills, or office needs may not. Students who receive a position offer that doesn’t match their initial interest are welcome to discuss this with any of the full-time staff members of the DML.

Selection Timeline & Training Dates

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020 / Applications Open 
  • Monday, February 10, 2020 / Applications Close
  • Friday, February 21, 2020 / Group Process Interview
  • Monday, February 17-21, 2020 / Individual interviews
  • Monday, March 2, 2020 / Position offers sent
  • Friday, March 6, 2020 / Responses regarding offers are due by the end of the day
  • Saturday, March 28, 2020/ 1:00–5:00 pm | Spring Orientation for selected student staff
  • Saturday, August 22-26th, 2020 / DML Training


Please contact Tegra Myanna ( with any questions you have regarding the application, selection process, selection timeline, or about working in the DML.