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Information for On-Campus Departments
(seeking undergraduate student hires)

Career and Professional Development (CPD), along with the Office of Financial Aid, is here to support faculty and staff in promoting employment opportunities that offer Emory’s undergraduate students financial assistance and professional and personal development.

Student employment provides job skills and knowledge that can help students transition into their professional roles post-graduation. Mutually, the college benefits and grows with the vast talents, insight, and enthusiasm students bring to these roles.

This partnership aims to enhance student employment awareness among departments and students, build a centralized system for student employment opportunities through our online job board with Handshake, and increase the number and variety of on-campus employment opportunities.

Please note: CPD is not a campus-wide student employment office. We are here to promote campus positions for undergraduate students our office serves in the College of Arts & Sciences, Goizueta Business School, and Oxford College through our Handshake resource.

Departments can also connect with the following schools who utilize Handshake for their students. While CPD is here to assist you in setting up your account and troubleshooting Handshake issues, we ask you to reach out to their departments directly if you would like more specialized assistance in connecting with, and hiring, their student population:
School of Nursing (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Candler School of Theology
Laney Graduate School

Policies for posting under the Emory Student Employment account:

  • This account is used for on-campus positions for Emory students only. Faculty and staff cannot invite students from other institutions to apply to the positions posted in the Emory Student Employment account.
  • Faculty and staff cannot use their staff account in Emory Student Employment to register for events and career fairs outside of Emory University.
  • Faculty and staff cannot make their User Profile “visible on the company profile. This feature is only available to the account managers from Career and Professional Development and the Office of Financial Aid in order to make sure students, faculty, and staff have the correct contact information for questions about their account settings and job postings.
  • This account is for part-time on-campus positions only. Faculty and staff wanting to list post-graduate opportunities will need to connect with employer account for Emory’s Human Resources division. Please contact your department’s HR Rep for information on posting full-time roles.

Federal Work-Study jobs are only available to U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents who have a financial aid work-study allocation. 75% of funding is Federal through a partnership with the Office of Financial Aid, with the remaining 25% of funding coming from your department’s budget. CPD does not work with on- or off-campus employers hiring Federal Work Study students. 

Please contact the Federal Work Study Advisors for information on how your department can hire a federal work study employee.
If a student is unsure about their eligibility for work-study, advise them to contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Regular Student Employment jobs are open to Emory students, regardless of financial aid package or citizenship. These roles are funded 100% through your department’s budget.

  1. Request an staff account with the Emory Student Employment account on Handshake by filling out this form.
  2. Follow the policies and guidelines on how to post a Non-FWS Student Employment position using the Job Posting Guide.
  3. Make sure to change the hiring status for each applicant within the job posting on Handshake (instructions are included in the Job Posting Guide).
  4. CPD cannot assist on-campus employers in the onboarding and I-9 verification process. Work with your department’s HR Rep in Emory’s Human Resources office to hire your student.

All undergraduate Non-FWS Student positions are strongly encouraged to be posted on Emory’s Handshake system under the employer account Emory Student Employment.

  1. Request an staff account with the Emory Student Employment account on Handshake by filling out this form.
  2. Contact the Federal Work Study Advisors for information on how your department can hire a federal work study employee.
  3. Follow the policies and guidelines on how to post a Federal Work Study position using the OFA Job Posting Guide.

All Federal Work Study positions are required to be posted on Emory’s Handshake system under the employer account Emory Student Employment.

Information for Undergraduate Students seeking
On-Campus Positions

Career and Professional Development (CPD) is here to promote campus positions for faculty and staff seeking undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences* and Goizueta Business School* through Handshake.

Please note: CPD is not a campus-wide student employment office. While CPD is here to assist you in troubleshooting Handshake issues, we ask students from the following schools to reach out to their departments directly if you would like more specialized assistance in finding on-campus employment, along with using the resources outlined below:
Oxford College
School of Nursing (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Candler School of Theology
Laney Graduate School

The Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program is a part-time employment program managed through the Office of Financial Aid. FWS jobs are available only to students who have received funding as part of their financial aid packages. 

CPD does not work with the on- or off-campus employers, or students with a financial aid award package.  

If you have received a financial award for the Federal Work-Study program, contact your advisor in The Office of Financial Aid for assistance in searching for a position in Handshake.

To search for FWS positions on Handshake:
1. Click on the JOBS link in your left navigation bar and select the All Filters button
2. Under the top filter Job Type, check the box for Work Study
3. Click the blue Show results button

Contact the Oxford Office of Financial Aid at oxfinaid@emory.edu

To search for Oxford FWS positions on Handshake:
1. Click on the JOBS link in your left navigation bar and select the All Filters button
2. Under the top filter Job Type, check the box for Work Study
3. Click the blue Show results button

You may also view these positions from the employer account Oxford College Student Employment.

If you do not have a financial award with The Office of Financial Aid, finding an on-campus, part-time job may be difficult, but not impossible. Students with access to use Handshake* to browse potential on-campus job postings. Some departments will post openings through the system, but are not required to do so.

To search these positions
1. Click on the JOBS link in your left navigation bar, select the All Filters button at the top of the menu/page
2. Under the top filter Job Type , click the +More button
3. Click the On-Campus button
4. Click the blue Show results button

If you do not have a financial award with The Office of Financial Aid, finding an on-campus, part-time job may be difficult, but not impossible. Here are a few suggestions to help you search for positions:

  1. If there is a particular department of interest to you, contact them directly to inquire about job opportunities.
  2. Search for part-time positions through Emory University’s Human Resources office by searching for Part-Time roles on their icims system.
  3. Some departments that hire students directly through their departmental website include:
    The Library System
    Emory Student Center Operations and Events
    Emory Telefund
    Recreation and Wellness
    Living at Emory
    Academic Technology Services – Student Digital Life

The following Handshake services and access are provided to currently enrolled undergraduate students in The College of Arts & SciencesGoizueta Business School, and Oxford College through Career and Professional Development:

Transient and non-degree students who are studying at Emory University, but will not earn an Emory degree, do not have access to Handshake.

The following schools utilize Handshake for their student body and are serviced through their own career services offices listed below.

Students enrolled outside of the schools listed do not have access to Handshake and will work directly with their career services office.

View more information through CPD’s Student Policies: H