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Student On-Campus Employment

Be a part of the TAR team! Benefits of working on-campus include: getting paid, gaining experience, building connections, and much more!  FAQs

Students:

Be a part of the TAR team! Benefits of working on-campus include: getting paid, gaining experience, building connections, and much more! 
FAQs

Rollins Student Employment Mission

Develop student employees and their supervisors by creating meaningful employment experiences through job exploration, professional training, mentorship opportunities, and the invitation to reflect, assess, and actively enhance their learning.

Testimonial of on-campus employment experiences:

There are 3 types of on-campus employment at Rollins for undergraduate students: Federal Work Study, Frueauff, and Department-Funded student positions. The main differences revolve around the funding source and student eligibility. As for graduate students, the on-campus employment opportunities include 2 position types: Graduate Assistantships and Department-Funded positions. The eligibility criteria differ according to department needs and students course of study. 

Federal Work Study Positions: 
Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federally funded financial aid program awarded to students based on their eligibility determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) along with other financial aid criteria. Upon their hire, eligible students are awarded a specific amount, and the federal government subsidizes the wages to the employer. Work-Study student employees must engage in the following career development requirements during their employment:

  • Completion of Initial Goal Setting Reflection (within two weeks of employment)
  • Completion of End of the Year Learning Self-Evaluation (by March 31)
  • Completion of Resume Review appointment with CCLP & Handshake upload of updated document (by March 31)
  • Completion of Supervisor Student Learning Evaluation (by April 10)

Frueauff Positions:
Frueauff student positions are funded through the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Student Employment Fund.  International students as well as work-study eligible domestic students may apply to these positions.  Frueauff student employees must engage in the following career development requirements during their employment:
  • Attend 2 CCLP events/workshops per semester
  • Have 1 CCLP contact (appointment, document review, etc.) per semester
  • Completion of Initial Goal Setting Reflection (within two weeks of employment)
  • Completion of End of the Year Learning Self-Evaluation (by March 31)
  • Completion of CCLP appointments by (by March 31):
  • Resume Review & Handshake upload of updated document
  • LinkedIn Profile Review & Update
  • Mock Interview
  • Completion of Supervisor Student Learning Evaluation (by April 10)

Department Funded Positions:
Students without federal funding can find jobs across campus. Rollins departments pay in full for these students' wages. All Rollins students are eligible to apply for these positions, regardless of financial need.

Graduate Assistantships:
Graduate Assistantship positions vary widely depending on the hiring department. Some pay an hourly rate, while others provide a stipend. Please login to Handshake  for Graduate Assistantship postings and their individual characteristics.

Questions? Email us at studentjobs@rollins.edu or call us at 407-646-2195/2382.

Finding an on-campus job is as easy as 1-2-3!

1. Explore Handshake Listings
Login to Handshake using your Rollins email address and password. Click on Jobs & select On-Campus as the main search filter. New positions will be posted daily starting in July, and continue throughout the school year. 
Be mindful about reading the job descriptions and especially the eligibility criteria so that you focus your application efforts on jobs for which you meet all qualifications (see info about on job types).  Applications of ineligible students will be declined and will not be considered.  
Tips:
  • Marking Rollins College as a “favorite” company will ensure that you receive live posting updates.
  • Review the preference boxes listed on the top of the job posting. Green checked boxes indicate employer/job preference match, while the grayed boxes indicate ineligibility. 

 
2. Apply

Click the Apply button and upload/attach the posting-specific required documents (resume, cover letter, class schedule, etc.). Be sure to use the CCLP guides if you need help enhancing your application materials, and click Submit Application to finalize the application process.

3. Next Steps, Check Your Email  
You will receive an email notification confirming your submission. Make sure to keep an eye on your email for possible requests for interviews. It may be a few weeks before you hear back about your application as departments have many applications to review. Remember, the more you apply, the higher your chances of being hired!
 
Please Note: Once you accept a Work Study or a Frueauff position, your applications to other Work Study & Frueauff positions will be declined

 

 

Apply for an On-Campus Job

We have created a helpful Student Employee Handbook to cover information on:
• Expectations of a student employee
• Guides to help you be successful in your role

Students should review the handbook before applying for a job on campus, and throughout their employment with the College. This tool will help you make the most out of your on-campus employment experience.

Complete New Hire Paperwork
Before starting to work in an on-campus job, students must visit the Center for Career & Life Planning (CCLP) to complete the necessary new hire paperwork listed below.

Note: U.S. resident students are required to complete their new hire forms only once during their college career. International students are required to update their tax information annually and connect with CCLP regarding status, visa, and related updates.
 
• Student Employment New Hire Paperwork Checklist & Cover Page 
• Student Employment Application
• I-9 Form - To be completed in person by visiting the Center for Career & Life Planning. To complete this form you must present CCLP  staff with original/unexpired documents: either one document from List A, or a combination of one document from list B and one document from List C as presented in the List of Acceptable Work Documents. Be sure to review these instructions for more information, and get started on completing your I-9, via this fillable form
• W-4 Form - Complete the personal allowance worksheet and fill out the withholding allowance information at the bottom of the page. 
• Employee Pay Selection Form - To be completed in person by visiting the Center for Career & Life Planning. Be sure to bring your bank account information necessary for your direct deposit selection: account and routing number
• Student Title IX Online Course - Student employees are required to complete the Workplace Harassment:Fundamentals course. Be sure to register to your UEEdurisk account, complete the course, and return your completion certificate to CCLP along with the rest of your new hire documentation. You may also email the completion confirmation/certification to studentjobs@rollins.edu

Questions? For more information review our FAQs document. 

International Students

Before starting to work in any on-campus job, international students must visit the Center for Career & Life Planning to begin their non-resident employment procedures. Please be aware that the onboarding process is lengthy, and preparing ahead is highly advised. Review and complete the steps and paperwork highlighted in the NRA checklist.

General Employment Eligibility Guidelines
In order for international students to be eligible to work on-campus, they must be:

- Have legal non-immigrant status that allows for on-campus employment.
- Maintain full-time student status.
- Have a Social Security Number in order to get paid.
- Complete the non-resident employment procedures highlighted in the checklist above (including the FNIF Form).

NOTE: International students are required to update their tax information annually, and connect with CCLP regarding status, visa, and related updates.

- F-1 Students may start working on-campus immediately after completing new hire paperwork.
- J-1 Students must have their on-campus position approved by the Office of International Student & Scholar Services prior to starting their work on-campus.
- International Students are not eligible for Federal Work Study funded positions. 
- Undergraduate International Students are eligible for Frueauff positions.