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Student Employment Opportunities


IMPORTANT - Please Read

Welcome to the On-Campus Student Employment website. Below is a list of available on-campus jobs from various campus departments. At the top of each job description you will see the words *Federal Work Study and/or *Student Help. Carefully read each definition and decide which one best fits your qualifications.

FEDERAL WORK STUDY (FWS)

FWS is only available to students who have applied for and received a Financial Aid Award Letter with a Federal Work Study allotment. If you are an F-1 Visa student, you may not apply for FWS positions. FWS students are paid 100% through their Financial Aid Award. F-1 Visa students cannot apply for FWS positions.


STUDENT HELP

All SMC students can apply for Student Help jobs as long as they are enrolled in at least 12 Units.

F-1 Visa students can ONLY apply for “Student Help” positions. Many of these positions require that you already have a Social Security Card. (For more information regarding attaining a Social Security Card please visit the International Student Center located in Counseling Village near Pearl Street). If it is not already stated in the job advertisement, ask the interviewer if they will sponsor you for a Social Security Card if hired.
 

Payment Schedules:

All on-campus positions pay $10 per hour. Students may work up to 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters. If you are a "college Work Study student we recommend that you work no more than 10 hours per week in order to not exhaust your Work Study Award before the semester ends.

If the department that you are working for has Student Help funds you may be able to work during the Summer and/or Winter. You will need to discuss this with your supervisor.

Can’t Find an On-Campus Job?
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Use the SMC Career Services Center's Jobs4U website to find hundreds of off-campus jobs in various fields. Employers on this website post their positions because they want to hire one of our AMAZING SMC STUDENTS!

We also periodically post Employment Articles, Tips and Advice to help you land a job!

Note: Santa Monica College is an environmentally conscious campus. This site does not allow for printing. If you wish to apply for a position listed below, please write the necessary information on a piece of paper. Thank you for your cooperation! 

Current Student Employment Opportunities 
 
 
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*Federal Work Study/ *Student Help
Department:
Office of Marketing - Graphics
Contact:
Charles Mark-Walker
Work location: Bundy Campus 4th floor, Rm.#439
Start date:  Ongoing
Work days: Arranged Mon.-Fri.
Work hours: Arranged, 12p.m.-7p.m.
Job description: SMC Office of Marketing & Graphics needs students to assist Graphic Designers working on posters, flyers, programs, adjusting digital images, managing images and files, etc. You will have an opportunity to learn professional procedures and for your work to go out to commercial printing. Interested students must have experience creating graphic layouts using page layout programs (InDesign), and bit-mapped image editing (Photoshop). Also Vector based (Illustrator), and we (Dreamweaver) are a plus. Must be Mac savvy.
How to apply: Call for an appointment. Be prepared to bring a resume and portfolio to the interview.
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*Student Help
Department:
Grounds/Recycling
Contact:
Madeline Brodie
Work location: Entire Campus
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Monday-Friday
Work hours: Varies
Job description:  Collect recyclables (bottles/cans, paper, cardboard, etc.) from buildings and exterior areas of the campus. Deliver them to the appropriate locations. Sort bottles/cans. Keep recycling areas clean. Keep accurate records of work done each day.

Must have a current California Driver's license and the ability to drive an electric cart (Will Train). Be able to work well with others and communicate clearly and politely with all members of the college community. be able to follow instructions and work independently, be reliable and consistent. Must be able to lift and bend.
How to apply: Call for an interview (310) 434-8726.

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​*Federal Work Study
Department:
Public Information Officer
Contact:
Grace Smith
Work location: 2714 Pico Blvd.
Start date: Fall 2015
Work days: Flexible
Work hours: 10 hours per week
Job description:​  Help Public Information Officer with projects as needed. MS Office; Mac & PC proficient, good phone skills, logical thinking, professional office demeanor, good writing skills.
How to apply: Contact Grace Smith at 310-434-4454.
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* Federal Workstudy
Department:
Film Studies
Contact:
Prof. Josh Kanin
Work location: TBA
Start date: August 31, 2015
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Job description: ​Perform clerical tasks-typing, filing, computer work. Must have experience with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
How to apply: Send letter of interest to: kanin_josh@smc.edu
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 *Student Help
Department:
Science Learning Resource Center
Contact:
Saundra Faye Willis
Work location:  Science 245
Start date: Now
Work days: TBA
Work hours: TBA
Job Description: 
Assist SMC students with homework, laboratory reports and exam preparation. Must have good oral communication skills in English. Must have completed at least one college-level course in science. Science major preferred, but all applicants will be considered.
How to apply: Apply in person.
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* Federal Workstudy
Department:
Athletics Department
Contact:
Lydia Strong
Work location: SMC Athletics
Start date: August 2015
Work days: Daily
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Student will be responsible for recording both still and action pictures in addition to video footage during team projects and games. Student will use software to organize edit and prepare images and videos for coaches and social media sites. Previous experience is a plus. Applicant must be prepared to provide samples of previous work at the interview. Night and weekend availability required.
How to apply: Email Coach Strong at strong_lydia@smc.edu.
Special notes: DO NOT DROP BY THE OFFICE TO APPLY.



* Federal Workstudy
Department:
Athletics Department
Contact:
Lydia Strong
Work location: SMC Athletics
Start date: August 2015
Work days: Daily
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Student will write game day previews and recaps after games or matches for various fall semester sports at SMC. Will also conduct interviews with coaches, and athletes for newsletters and for the athletic department website. Student may also write press releases as well. Previous sports or newSpaper writing experience is a plus. Applicant must be prepared to provide samples of previous work at the interview. Students must have strong communication skills and be available to work nights and weekends.
How to apply: Email Coach Strong at: strong_lydia@smc.edu
Special notes: ​DO NOT DROP BY THE OFFICE TO APPLY.


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*Student Help
Department:
Athletics Department
Contact:
Lydia Strong
Work location: SMC Athletic Facilities
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Daily
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: The SMC Athletic department is hiring federal work study eligible students to work as Team Managers for either the football, basketball and volleyball teams. The applicants will be responsible for setting up practices, bringing water to practice fields or court, and assisting with keeping stats, video taping practices and other duties as assigned by the coaching staff. Knowledge of the sports listed above is helpful.

Team Manager must be reliable, responsible, and able to work with others. Applicants must be able to lift and transport 10 to 20 lbs. of equipment to and from practices depending on the sport.
How to apply: Email Coach Strong at strong_lydia@smc.edu
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 *Student Help
Department:
Design Technology
Contact:
Jamie Cavanaugh
Work location: Airport Campus
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Varies
Work hours: Varies
Job Description: Expertise in WordPress, HTML, CSS, and Social Media to help update the Department website. Ability to work remotely on updating Design Technology website within a 48 hour turnaround. Maintain social media channels for the website and the department. Manage SEO and Google Analytics; produce a monthly statistics report. Work with faculty on developing new content and additional website maintenance issues. Must be skilled in Word Press, HTML/CSS, Social Media, and Graphic Design. Good Communication skills. SEP/Google Analytics experience preferred.
How to apply: Email your experience and credentials to Associate Professor Jamie Cavanaugh a: cavanaugh_jamie@smc.edu
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*Student Help
Department:
Academic Computing
Contact:
Mohamad Fakih
Work location: B231, CSIS Lab
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Flexible, Mon.-Sat
Work hours: Flexible
Job Description: The Computer Lab Assistant will help students and faculty with computer related questions in a computer lab or classroom. Clean computer equipment and lab furnishing regularly. Attend to printers and load printerss with paper. Monitor lab activities and enforce lab rules. Answer phone and take messages. Report problems and other issues in the lab to supervisor. You must be willing to work in busy and demanding settings. Must have taken at least one CS or CIS class at SMC. Computer related majors are preferred. Basic training is provided.
How to apply: In person. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
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*Student Help
Department:
Life Science
Contact:
Felix Ma
Work location: SCI 226
Start date: ASAP
Work days: Monday-Friday
Work hours: 7:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Job Description: Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly laboratory. Tasks include glassware washing, cleaning lab apparatus, lab benches and surroundings. Other duties as assigned. For interested students duties may include care of plants in the Campus Greenhouse.
How to apply: Come in person to SCI 226 in person for an interview. Please no calls.
Special notes:​ Must pass a laboratoy safety quiz and sign a laboratory safety guideline form. Training will be provided. Applicants must provide an enrolled class schedule and schedule of work availability.

    
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