About Student Employment 

The Seattle University Student Employment Program provides on-campus, and some off-campus, job opportunities that help students offset the cost of their education while gaining meaningful work experience and career competencies and skills. Student Employment is a high-impact, experiential learning program that is an integral part of the student experience. Seattle University employs over 1500 students each year in jobs across campus.

Use the menu bar above to navigate as a Student, On-Campus Employer, or Off-Campus Employer and learn more about Student Employment.

Benefits of Student Employment 

Students who participate in Student Employment earn money to support their education and related costs, but on-campus jobs are more than just a paycheck. There are many benefits to choosing an on-campus job over other work opportunities. 

  • Work in convenient, accessible, and student-first environments 
  • Gain experience in a professional environment 
  • Explore career interests and career paths
  • Hone skills and career and leadership competencies
  • Apply classroom learning and bring “real-world” experience into the classroom
  • Build a network of friends and mentors and find sense of belonging 

Competencies & Skills Gained  

Seattle University provides meaningful job opportunities in a variety of settings across campus that allow students to gain and hone competencies and skills that can be used in a wide range of career pathways.  

  • Communication 
  • Creativity & Innovation 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Self-Awareness 
  • Social Justice Engagement 
  • Teamwork & Collaboration 

Office of Student Employment

The Office of Student Employment exists to support both students and supervisors through each step of the employment process: job search or recruitment, hiring and onboarding, navigating workplace dynamics, connecting job to career, and more.



Student Forms/Links

Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit Form - For new hires only. To update your Direct Deposit information, go to 'Banking Information' on mySeattleU.