Getting a job on campus

Working on campus is a great way to get involved, develop professionally and earn some extra cash.

The easiest way to find and apply for jobs at the University of South Carolina is through Handshake — the Career Center’s online recruiting database to help you connect with employers, search for part-time jobs, review career fair/event information and manage on-campus interviewing.

Every student has an account automatically created for them. Visit theHandshake website to enter your UofSC credentials and activate your account.

Before you apply

Before you apply to your desired on-campus job, make sure you perfect your resume, cover letter and interview skills.

The Career Center website has several resources to help you construct your resume and cover letter. You can also book a virtual or in-person appointment to have someone from the career center look over your resume and cover letter. Schedule an appointment through Handshake.

Another great resource provided by the Career Center is Big Interview — a web-based program that can be accessed from any internet-connected computer. Just select your questions and a professional interviewer will appear on your screen and ask them. Respond just as you would in a real interview.

You can record an unlimited amount of practice interviews and send them to employers, professors, friends and career center staff for review and feedback.

Featured jobs

The following are some of the open positions for student employees at UofSC. Follow the link on each job title for more information about the position and to apply.

Marketing Assistant - Photography/Videography for Campus Recreation: The marketing assistant will maintain a consistent visual identity to represent, advertise and promote Campus Recreation's facilities and programs within the established guidelines and standards of UofSC. They will also assist program and facility staff in promoting aspects of Campus Recreation through the use of photos and video in the most effective and efficient means possible.

Russell House University Union Building Operations Attendant: The operations staff ensures the proper use of the Russell House University Union, the safety and well-being of union patrons and compliance with facility use and related policies and procedures. The building attendant performs various duties related to providing proper reserved space setups and monitoring appropriate usage of the facility.

Attendance Monitor for UofSC Athletics, Dodie Academic Enrichment Services Center: The attendance monitor oversees the attendance of assigned student-athletes enrolled at UofSC. The attendance monitor plays a vital role in the success of the athletics department's attendance policy.

Food Service Worker for Aramark: This position is vital to achieving excellent customer service in residential and retail dining locations. The position is responsible for the preparing food according to recipes, displaying the food, merchandising stations, greeting customers and providing knowledgeable, friendly service.

Operations Assistant for Campus Recreation: Operations assistants ensure that the policies and procedures of Campus Rec facilities are being enforced and executed in an efficient and effective manner that ultimately serves to improve the quality of life for its patrons.

Learn more

For more information about student employment and eligibility, visit the Division of Human Resources website.

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