Processed by the Career Center
The Student Employment Office is here to help you – University offices, departments and colleges – find qualified student employees. Specifically, we assist in hiring student assistants. Candidates for student assistant positions should be registered at Cal State LA with the primary goal of achieving a degree and not academically disqualified.
|CSU Classification||Job Code||Job Description|
► Enrolled half-time or more
|1870||Performs clerical or other non-academic work duties. Please see the CSU Student Assistant Classification Standard for more information.|
Bridge Student Assistant
► Enrolled less than half-time in current term (0 units grad students continuing thesis or project work in UNIV 9000)
Students should have been half-time or more prior term; and will enroll half-time or more in upcoming term.
► Graduating seniors may work one term immediately following graduation, up until the day before the next term starts.
International Student Assistant*
Student Assistant with Employment Authorization Document (EAD)
Instructional Student Assistant
► Appointments may be made for a range of hours over a term(s).
|1150||Performs work in an academic setting such as teaching (though not being an instructor of record for a course), grading, tutoring, helping out in laboratories, mentoring other students and undergraduate research assistantships. See Faculty Affairs and the CSU Instructional Student Assistant Classification Standard for more information.|
The number of units a student is enrolled in will determine how many hours they are eligible to work.
20 hours a week if they are enrolled at least half time. 40 hours per week if they are enrolled less than half time. Student employees may hold more than one job as long as the combined hours do not exceed the hourly restrictions.
*International Students – Per U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services regulations, failure to comply with the policy is a violation of the student’s visa status that could ultimately result in deportation.
Processed by Other Departments
Federal Work-Study (1871, 1872) — If you’re hiring a student with Federal Work-Study, contact the Center for Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Graduate Assistant (2355, 2325, 2326) — assists faculty or teaching staff with professional and technical duties associated with the subject or program in which the graduate is doing work. To hire a GA, contact the Office of Human Resource Management.
Teaching Associate (2354, 2353, 2324, 2309) — provides graduate students doing practical teaching in the field related to their study. Assignments are primarily involved with class and lab instruction. To hire a TA, contact the Office of Human Resource Management.