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Welcome to Student Employment!


Please contact us through email ( or phone (618-650-2563) if you have questions or concerns.  We are here to help. 


If you have Federal Work Study, you can utilize your award working ANY on campus position.  Do not limit your search to FWS only positions. 


 ATTENTION: The State of Illinois is raising the minimum wage in stages until it reaches $15.00 per hour by 2025. The first increase of $1.00 per hour went into effect January 1, 2020. The next increase will be .75 on July 1, 2020 bringing minimum wage to $10 per hour for student employees.

Earn Money to Help Finance Your Education

Many opportunities exist on campus in which you may earn while becoming a valuable part of the campus community. Employment Programs for students include three types of on-campus employment, each offering a variety of experiences to enhance your education and your future. SIUE also offers an off-campus referral service through our Job Locator and Development Program.

Available jobs in all of these categories are posted on Student Job Finder. Students hired by on-campus departments will be registered for payroll and will be paid according to the Payroll Schedule, usually bi-weekly. Most on-campus positions start at minimum wage. You must be enrolled at least half-time and be financially cleared for the term to work on campus, as well as meet other eligibility criteria. Key Employment Dates for each term should be observed in order to maintain eligibility status.

Contact Us:

Rendleman Hall, Room 2221
Office Hours: M-F, 8am-4:30pm
Phone: 618-650-2563

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