Human Resources

Student Assistants

National Student Employment Week

The National Student Employment Association has declared that the second complete week in April each year be set aside to recognize the value of student employees and student employment professionals.

2023 Student Assistant List

Celebrate your student employees

Show your appreciation for all the hard work and support your student employees provide for you and your office! We have provided a few ideas to show appreciation to your student employees this week. Check out our Recognition Toolkit!


For any student employment questions, please email

Photo: A group of New Student Otter Orientation leaders


Career Development posts all jobs available to students. Check their website for the latest open positions.

Campus Departments - Posting Jobs

See the information for staff and faculty on the Career Development website.

Student Assistant - CSU Guidelines

The Office of the Chancellor is responsible for the review, analysis, and communication of the Student​ Assistant guidelines. To view the current employment guidelines for student assistants, please visit: Guidelines for Student Assistants.

If this is your student's first state-side student assist position on campus, they will need to complete the required new hire paperwork at the Human Resources office (Tide Hall).

State student assistant employees must use CMS Student/HR to enter all work hours.

Student Assistant - Classification Standards

Student Assistants are CSU students who work in various areas of a campus. Student Assistants may work up to, but not in excess of, 20 hours per week during academic periods and may work up to 40 hours per week during academic break periods.