Work On Campus

Gettysburg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Student Employment Services provides students the tools to obtain employment opportunities that build career readiness.

National Student Employment Week

Each year colleges and universities across the country recognize the importance of the student work experience during National Student Employment Week. On our campus, student employees perform invaluable services with enthusiasm, dedication, and initiative. We depend on the contributions of a reliable student workforce for the efficient operation of our campus. Read more about the 2020 Student Employee of the Year, Honorable Mentions, and a full list of nominees.

Hiring On Campus

Find and Apply to Student Employment Opportunities

Students interested in working on campus should log in to their Handshake account and search for on-campus positions.

Positions that specifically state Work Study Only are only open to students who are eligible for a Federal Work Study award through Financial Aid.

Returning Student Employees

If you have worked for the College before, even if it was in a different department, there are no additional forms to complete unless your home address, tax information and/or banking information have changed. If any of that information has changed, you need to complete a new W4 and/or Direct Deposit form.

W4 updates can be made with Career Engagement

Direct Deposit/Bank Account updates must be made with Payroll (Penn Hall, 2nd Floor) with proper identification.

New Student Employees: Hiring Paperwork

Please complete these forms in Career Engagement within your first three days of employment. These forms are necessary for you to be paid. To review how to log your CNAV timesheet, review the Student Timesheet Manual .

Domestic Students

Domestic students who have not worked for the College in the past, please print all forms listed with your associated home state below. Bring all completed paperwork to Student Employment Services in the Career Engagement, CUB 204.

Per Federal Law, students must present original identification to the Career Engagement staff to verify your employment eligibility. Acceptable forms of identification can be found by visiting the Department of Homeland Security website. Unacceptable document formats include: copies, faxes, photos, scans, or any other digital format. You will need to have original identification with you to complete the I-9.

International Students

International students must comply with U.S. Federal Regulations and laws governing their visa status. Failure to do so will violate their legal status. International students working on-campus should contact the Director of International Student Services if they have questions regarding their visa status.

International students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week on campus (total of all jobs held) during the academic year when classes are in session. During break periods students can work a maximum of 40 hours per week. All international students who plan to work must apply for a social security number and that process is coordinated by the Office of International Student Services. For more information, please review our Frequently Asked Questions in Handshake.

Please review the list of International Treaty countries to determine which packet you will need to bring. International Students must schedule a 30-minute appointment to complete hiring paperwork with our staff, which can be requested through Handshake.