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On-Campus Student Employment

This page is dedicated to students currently employed (or hoping to soon be employed) in a university office or department through part-time positions, both regular-wage or work-study, and the supervising faculty and staff from Texas State University departments and offices who hire student workers.

*PLEASE NOTE:  Professional staff and faculty positions with Texas State University can be found on the Human Resources Job Board.

Student Recognition

The Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) recognition program was established for the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who embody service excellence, exceptional quality of work, professionalism, and initiative all while attending college. The recipient is recognized during April of each year.

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Students, Need Help?

Jobs4Cats (powered by Handshake) has many resources that can be found at the Student/Alumni Help Center.  Here are a few to get you started:

Work Study and Campus Job FAQs

Need more help or have questions about on-campus student jobs or work study? Whether you're supervising or student-job-seeking, check out our the FAQs page or look into our additional training, tools, and best practices page!
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On-Campus Employer Help

All vacant positions for student employees are required to be posted in Jobs4Cats powered by Handshake, so that equal opportunity and access is provided to all students. Once you are approved on Jobs4Cats (Handshake), you may post a job or internship to spread the word about opportunities in your office or department (simply log on, select [Jobs] and [Create Job] to get started). We have compiled the links to the most common tasks below, but if you need more help, please email