Any candidate for a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute degree who is registered for at least six credits may be hired as a student worker. Rensselaer offers a wide variety of part-time jobs for students.
These jobs are available to students who have work-study as part of their financial aid award. Visit Handshake, Rensselaer's online job posting portal, to see what jobs are available for Federal Work-Study.
Federal Work-Study – Community Service
The Financial Aid office lists the types of community service jobs available at Rensselaer. Jobs with an * denotes a Community Service position.
Campus Employment – (not work-study)
These jobs are available to all students who wish to work on campus. Visit Handshake, Rensselaer's online job posting portal, to see available jobs.
Graduate assistantships are awarded by academic departments on the basis of scholastic accomplishments, academic promise, and competence. Research and Teaching Assistant positions are recommended by an individual faculty member, and will most likely not be posted in Handshake.
International students are restricted in how they may work in the United States. Before starting any employment, please consult the International Services for Students and Scholars (ISSS) office.