Benjamin W. Smith
Student Employment Services is located on the second floor in the
Student Services Building.
The Student Employment Program offers a variety of jobs available throughout campus and is administered by Financial Aid Office. Students are paid on an hourly basis, usually at the SIU minimum wage rate, and normally work an average of 15 hours per week. Pay is for actual hours worked and benefits do not accrue with this type of employment.
Effective October 2014: Student employment work hours have been revised to the following:
Fall and Spring Semester (when school is in session)
Student employees may not exceed 20 hours per week in all combined jobs.
Intersession and break periods (break periods with a duration of 5 days or more)
Student employees may not exceed 37.5 hours per week in all combined jobs.
Summer Semester (when school is in session)
Domestic student employees may not exceed 37.5 hours per week in all combined jobs.
International student employees may not exceed 20 hours per week in all combined jobs.
"Benjamin embodies strong leadership skills, which are reflected in his energetic persona as a student employee. He has made a huge difference and impact on campus. His intellectual courage and gifted mind contribute to his strengths as a student-leader and worker." ~Quote from Derrick L. Williams, Ph.D. Assistant Director of Center for Inclusive Excellence