Student Employment - Dining Services

Meet new friends, learn new skills and enjoy flexible hours that work around your class schedule.
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Join Our Team

Join our award-winning team of more than 400 students! Meet new people and enjoy flexible hours around your class schedule. Earn meals and beverages when you meet minimum requirements all while earning extra cash. University Dining Services employs a diverse team in Commons, North Point, Memorial Student Center, and Catering see below for positions offered across campus within dining and catering. 

  • Positions start at $11.00 an hour with opportunity for advancement
  • Student Manager positions start at $13.00 an hour
  • Earn $0.50 extra an hour on weekend shifts
  • Meet new friends and gain valuable work experience 
  • Flexible hours around your class schedule 
  • Extra $2/hr August 25 - September 14

KickStart Program 

KickStart your employment with University Dining Service! This program allows new and returning student employees to move into their residence halls ahead of the fall semester so they can get oriented to their new surroundings, workplace, and get to know other dining employees. Move-in for the 2024 KickStart program begins August 19th (or earlier if the student chooses)

  • New employee orientation held Monday, August 19th (returning employees do not need to attend)
  • Additional professional development and training opportunities available
  • UDS will pay for room fees for the days students are here prior to the start of the semester
  • All shifts will be paid employee wage ($11/hr for student employees and $13/hr for student managers) plus a $2/hr bonus


Student Employment Positions

  • Bakery/Salads/Hot Food
  • Fast Foods/Pizza/Sub Cook
  • Production Assistant
  • Cook
  • Food Server
  • Bartender
  • Student Manager
  • Event Set-up
  • Wait Staff
  • Student Personnel Assistant
  • Office Positions
  • Computer Operator
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Cashier
  • Equipment Cleaner
  • Storeroom Worker
  • Ware Washing
  • Stocker
  • On-Campus Order Delivery


University Dining is a great place to work. You'll learn new skills and meet new friends!
Cynthia L.