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Although the Student Employment Office does not accept resumes or applications, students may complete a profile and view both on- and off-campus positions online. Students may also seek employment on their own by visiting offices, departments, and other organizations of their choice. In either case, the student is responsible for interview arrangements, salary agreements, and working hours. On-campus student employees are hired for an average of 20 hours per week, are paid bi-weekly and are not eligible for fringe benefits such as holiday, vacation, or sick pay.
 
Students seeking part-time job opportunities in the Bryan/College Station area may search the Jobs for Aggies database. Texas A&M University makes neither representations nor guarantees about positions listed with the Student Employment Office. Texas A&M is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, nor other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of students to research the integrity of the organizations to which they are applying. Students are advised to use caution and common sense when applying for any position with an organization or private party.
 
Students in the Bryan/College Station area should access Jobs for Aggies to view on- and off-campus part-time positions. If you are not currently enrolled in classes at Texas A&M, you may use the GUEST login to access Jobs for Aggies and view information on available positions. Students in Galveston should access the Galveston Human Resources website to see available on-campus positions. Students at the Texas A&M Law School can find on- and off-campus job opportunities through the Law School Career Services website.
The Federal and Texas College Work Study Programs provide on-campus, part-time employment for U.S. citizens, permanent residents and certain other non-citizens who are enrolled at least half-time and have demonstrated a financial need. The maximum amount a recipient may earn under this program is determined through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students employed under this program work an average of 20 hours per week (depending upon financial aid award and class schedule). Federal and Texas College Work Study funds are distributed on a bi-weekly payroll basis. Federal and Texas College Work Study jobs are posted online.
 
It is the responsibility of the student to notify his/her employer of the work study award. Printable certificates are available online through howdy.tamu.edu. Click the My Finances tab and enter the Financial Aid Portal. Students can click the Work Study Certificate link available under the My Awards tab. Supervisors and students are encouraged to work together to monitor earnings and avoid exceeding the award. Students in the Bryan/College Station area should access Jobs for Aggies to view on- and off-campus part-time positions. If you are not currently enrolled in classes at Texas A&M, you may use the GUEST login to access Jobs for Aggies and view information on available positions. Students in Galveston should access the Galveston Human Resources website to see available on-campus positions. Students at the Texas A&M Law School can find on- and off-campus job opportunities through the Law School Career Services website.
Texas A&M Reads & Counts Program supports teachers and helps ensure that every child can read well and perform basic mathematical functions by the end of third grade. Eligible and dedicated college students are called to serve as tutors, mentors, and role models. Students must be work study eligible to participate in this tutoring program. For more information, please visit readsandcounts.tamu.edu.
The Community Service Program provides students with jobs at local non-profit Community Service Agencies and area schools. This program is funded by the Federal Work Study Program. Community Service Positions are posted via Jobs for Aggies, where the student can apply online. Students can search for keyword CSP to find open positions.

Law School students can find information learn more about Community Service Program job opportunities by contacting Doug Akins.
Graduate students may be hired as teaching, research, or non-teaching assistants and work an average of twenty hours per week. The Student Employment Office posts assistantship opportunities via Jobs for Aggies. Graduate students interested in acquiring an assistantship should contact their graduate advisor for help. Teaching and research graduate assistant are paid monthly and non-teaching graduate assistants are paid bi-weekly for hours worked. Students should contact their hiring departments regarding fringe benefits. The Office of Graduate and Professional Studies oversees graduate assistant positions.

Graduate students in Galveston can find more information here.