Student Employment

Non-Federal Work-Study and Off Campus Resources

Possible Non-Work-study Jobs Around Campus

SD Mines Foundation

Peggy Dixon

Office work
Ivanhoe International Center Beth Riley
International Student peer mentors - Need International experience.
Graduate Education Rachel Howard
For more information contact the Graduate Education Office.
Tech Learning Center/RAS Thomas Mahon 605-394-2428 Tutoring positions - need to meet criteria of: 3.00CGPA & 3.00GPA in their chosen major.
Dining Service/Aramark Jennifer Hauf
Food service operations, including: Hardrocker Café, Miner's Shack, Einstein Bros Bagels & Catering.
Admissions Genene Sigler
Different positions: Data Entry, Campus Tours, Go To Mines Events, Telecounseling in the evenings.
Math & Computer Science Reta Davies
Lab leaders in Math 102, College Algebra, CSC 150 and Computer Science 1 and CSC 170 Programming for Engg & Scientists. Lab leader position requires instructor/teaching capabilities, knowledge of the class being taught and current good standing in school. Submit a resume to the department, will interview with Dr. Kyle Riley.
ITS Technology Fellows Program Kevin Rivera
Provide ITS Help Desk assistance. More Information
Student Activities & Leadership Center
Cheryl Dillon
Assists with events and programs for SALC and HAP'N
Surbeck Center Stephanie Lindsley
Front desk staffing. Interviews for fall semester are typically done in April and spring semester in November.
Rocker Shop Marlin Kinzer

Museum of Geology Danielle J. Serratos
Communicates with the public (all ages) to provide peer-reviewed Earth Science, helps maintain the cleanliness of Museum exhibits, and assists guests with purchasing mementos from the Museum Store.

Other Jobs may be available around campus and in academic departments. Check with your department first, which may have work that requires your specialized skills.

Off-Campus Job Board

The campus job board is located outside the SD Mines Bookstore in the Surbeck Center. Various part time jobs in the area will be posted here; the job board is managed by the Career Center. For questions please contact:

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Residence Life

The following are all student positions within Residence Life. For more information, please visit the Residence Life Office in Surbeck Center or contact your Hall Director.

Residential Peer Mentors
The Residential Peer Mentor (RPM) serves as an important academic resource to their assigned residential community by providing tutoring, mentoring, and academic activities. The RPM jointly report to the Tech Learning Center (TLC) and to the Residence Life Office. The RPM resides in a single residence hall room in Connolly, Palmerton, or Peterson Halls. Application information for the 2015-2016 academic year is available on the RA-RPM Selection website.

Resident Assistants
RAs are vital members of the Residence Life staff. Each living community has an RA to ensure we create positive, healthy communities where students can live, learn, and thrive. Selection information is available on the RA-RPM Selection website.

Summer Crew
Summer Crew is made-up of 2 Summer Crew Supervisors and 6-8 Summer Crew staff members. Summer Crew Supervisors directly supervise the Summer Crew staff, work with Residence Life and Summer Conferencing staff, work with Residence Life and Summer Conferencing Staff, and provide important management and supervision functions. Summer Crew staff members provide maintenance and painting to the residence halls, support to Summer Conferencing, and staffs evenings/weekends at the Surbeck Desk. Selection information for Summer Crew 2015 is available on the Summer Crew website.

Student Custodial Staff Positions are also available through Residents Life as well. Contact Residence Life directly for these positions.

Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct
Residence Life

CAMP Part-Time Workers

For CAMP non-work-study student employment, we are looking for a more hands-on member. You must be a member of a CAMP team and part of your job is to represent us. Students may give tours of the CAT Lab to prospective students and other youth groups. Other duties include organization of CAMP activities, working with Student Development personnel or student government members on CAMP's behalf, and/or managing the CAT Lab. Use our Student Employment Application.

Associate Director, CAMP


Federal Work-Study

Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a needs-based Federal program that is awarded, by the Financial Aid Office, to a limited number of eligible students who have submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you were awarded FWS it will show up on your “Accept or Reject my Financial Aid Awards” notice via Web Advisor. If you were not awarded FWS, you can contact the Financial Aid Office to inquire about being placed on the FWS wait list. 

List of Federal Work-Study Positions 
More about Work-Study programs at Mines 

Financial Aid 

Student Employment - Notice from the Human Resources Department

Federal law requires that all employees prove their identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to beginning any work with their employer. In order to comply with this federal law, all employees must complete an I-9 form on or before their first day of work.  You will need to bring an original (no copies) driver’s license and social security card. If this isn’t available, an original (no copies) passport will also be acceptable. If you are unable to provide this documentation, please call the Human Resources Office (605) 394-1203, and they will provide you with alternative acceptable documentation.  You will also need to bring a voided check or documentation from your bank that includes the routing number and account number of your bank account for direct deposit of your payroll check.  Please see the office of Human Resources regarding completion of additional payroll paperwork.  The Human Resources office is located in the lower level of the O’Harra building.  If you have already completed these forms, please confirm with the Human Resources Office that the information remains current and that your other payroll paperwork remains accurate.