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Student Employment

  • A great way to help fund an education or earn spending money. 
  • Flexible and convenient by fitting with your classes and study schedule.
  • Valuable work experience you can include on a future job resume'.
  • Employers know when finals and holiday breaks are scheduled.  

Minot State offers two types of on campus employment opportunities for students:

Minot State Federal Work-Study Program:

  • Provides part-time employment opportunities, allowing you to earn money to help fund your college education.
  • You must file a FAFSA.
  • Need-based program.
  • Funds depend on school availability. Priority is given to students whose FAFSA is completed by April 15, Minot State's priority funding deadline.
  • Your awards will appear on an eligible student's Financial Aid award letter. This is not a guarantee of employment.
  • Student Employment Application/Agreement Form is mailed in early August to eligible students.
  • Job openings are posted on the MSU Job Link.
  • Eligible students should contact the appropriate department to set up an interview.
    • If you are interested in applying for more than one opening, you may pick up additional Student Employment Applications at the Minot State Financial Aid Office.
  • Your awards may be canceled if you do not secure a position. 
  • Minimum wage is $9.25 per hour.
  • You are responsible to monitor your earnings to ensure you don't work more than your total Federal Work-Study award allows.
  • You are not permitted to work during a scheduled class time.
  • If you were not initially awarded Federal Work-Study on your Financial Aid award letter, check with the Minot State Financial Aid Office to determine your eligibility.

Minot State Institutional Employment:

  • Provides part-time employment opportunities.
  • Positions are open to anyone regardless of financial need. 
  • Available to Canadian and other international students eligible to work under this program.
  • Job openings are posted on the MSU Job Link
  • Students interested in applying for an open position should pick up a Student Employment Application at the Minot State Financial Aid Office. 
  • Eligible students should contact the appropriate department to set up an interview. 
  • Minimum wage is $9.25 per hour.

A variety of positions are available on campus. Some examples of the types of jobs available are computer lab assistants, office assistants, maintenance workers, and library assistants.

Student workers must see the Minot State Payroll Office to complete new hire paperwork. The paperwork must be done prior to the start of employment. The payroll office is located on the 2nd floor of the Minot State Administration Building. 

  • You must be enrolled and maintain at least six semester hours.
  • If you cease enrollment at Minot State, your employment will also end at that time.
  • Students interested in summer employment should contact the Minot State Financial Aid Office for eligibility information.

» Campus procedures for hiring student employees

Contact Tonya Critz at the Financial Aid Office with any questions at 701-858-4152.