Maximize student development in your employment opportunities through:

  • Identifying career readiness skills in your position
  • Posting work study and non-work study jobs
  • Recruiting students at the Part-Time Job Fair in the fall

Use Handshake, the Division of Career Pathways’ online portal, to post your positions. Posting on Handshake is free and will give your positions the broadest visibility among current UCI students.

Job Classification & Hours

Students are hired under the Student Assistant series. We recommend you review the Student Assistant Job Evaluation Matrix to ensure appropriate classification.

UCI students hired in the class of Assistant I, II, III, IV are casual employees expected to work no more than 50% time on a week by week basis.


Question: A student is employed by two different departments on campus. Who is responsible for managing the total number of hours worked?

Answer: The student and payroll managers at both departments.

Question: A student who is working more than 50% time calls in sick. Is the department required to pay them for the time off?

Answer: YES, up to the total number of sick hours accumulated in accordance to UC sick leave policies.