Student Employment

Simmons Student Employment is available to all enrolled, degree-seeking students.  If you are considering part-time work at Simmons during the school year, you can apply to the available positions listed on our careers site! These opportunities allow students to develop and broaden their educational and professional skills while earning money on a part-time basis.

To apply for a particular job you are interested in, please be sure to read the application instructions fully and follow them closely. Most prospective employers will require a resume and an in-person interview.

Work study is a type of need-based financial aid that is awarded to students. Please see Student Financial Services for more information on work study awards.

New student employees

  • If you are a new student employee, please apply for jobs using the External Careers Site
  • For assistance completing the application process, please refer to the following Student Application Process Guide.
  • Once you have accepted a job, but before you begin working, you will need to complete your Form I-9 with the Human Resources Office.  Please keep this in mind when you discuss your start date with your manager.  You will complete Section 1 of the Form I-9 in Workday and then schedule your appointment with the Human Resources Office to present your document(s) to complete Section 2 of the form.  You will need to present 1 document from List A or a combination of 1 document from Both List B and List C.  Please refer to the List of Acceptable Documentation, found here.  Only original, non-expired documents are acceptable. Photocopies cannot be used. You will not be eligible to begin working until your Form I-9 is completed with the Human Resources Office. 
  • Onboarding: Once you have logged into your Workday account, there will be several onboarding items in your inbox that you will need to complete and submit in order for your hire to be complete. These include reviewing important policies, entering your direct deposit information, as well as tax withholding elections, and contact information. Please reference the Student New Hire Guide for a detailed description of the onboarding items.

Active student employees

  • If you are an active student employee looking for a new or additional job, please apply for jobs in Workday. On your homepage, click the Career Worklet, then "Find Jobs at Simmons" to open the Internal Careers Site. You can then filter the available jobs by using the “Employee Type” search field on the left side of the screen and selecting Student.

Time Tracking

  • Student employees are paid on a bi-weekly schedule, which can be found on the Simmons Payroll site. Time worked should be entered and submitted each week in Workday to your supervisor for approval.  Please refer to the Time Tracking job aid for assistance. 
  • Simmons policy prohibits student employees from working more than 20 hours per week total (including all on-campus and work-study jobs) while school is in session (Fall & Spring Semester).