Student Employment - Information for Student Employees
APPLYING FOR A JOB:
All students must submit a student job application in order to apply for a job. Submitting a resume is helpful, but is optional. See http://studentemployment.cornell.edu/jobs for the most up-to-date postings.
Cornell University's Office of Student Employment provides detailed information about employment as a student.
All students are required to complete an I-9 form to provide proof of employment eligibility. Students may not begin work until this is done.
What is Federal Work Study (FWS) and who is eligible to receive it?
AFTER BEING HIRED
Understand policies & procedures - a thorough description of the procedures that student employees are expected to follow, including information about wage expectations, time cards, rest breaks, meal periods and much more.
employees must complete time cards in kronos in order to be paid. It is recommended that the FULL/JAVA version be used by library employees when recording time from any desktop-supported work computers. A special log-in will be assigned for anyone who has more than one job at Cornell. A message, with instructions regarding this special sign-on, will be sent shortly after the appointment is processed. Time worked should be recorded as it is worked. Your timecard is a legal document that must accurately report time worked.
Many students have questions regarding taxes and how to complete the W-4 form. Here is some information to help answer those tricky tax questions.
Student employees are highly valued by the library for their many contributions to our workforce. Treat this employment opportunity as a chance to learn and grow as a person,as well as building a work resume. Developing good work habits now will be a benefit later on; references are frequently sought by future employers.
Best wishes with your student employment during your Cornell career!