F&ES Student Assistantships
F&ES Student Assistants earn $15 per hour and are limited to an average of 10 hours per week or $4,200 per academic year. All work in these positions must take place during the fall and spring semesters only. Each year approximately 110 positions are available. Students must apply for financial aid and demonstrate financial need to apply for and work in these positions. These positions vary from clerical to research to editorial work.
Other Job Opportunities via the Yale Student Employment Office
(both F&ES and non-F&ES)
Positions are available throughout the University and the City of New Haven with hourly wages from $11 to $15. Opportunities are listed on the Yale Student Employment Office
website. The office is located on the lower level of 246 Church Street.
Research or Teaching Fellowships
are also available at the University for qualified students. Interested students must contact professors or departments directly.
F&ES Student Assistantships - Procedures
Positions are listed on the Yale Student Employment Office
website, usually in early August of each year. Those interested in viewing the available positions will need to log in to the website with their Yale Net ID and password. University policy does not allow students to work more than 19 hours per week while school is in session and no more than 40 hours per week during any scheduled breaks.
How Do I Find a Position?
Email the supervisor in the job posting, outlining your interest and qualifications for the position and include a copy of your resume. In general, email addresses are firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone numbers are also provided in the job posting. Some professors may be difficult to reach, however, since they may travel or conduct research in the field and have irregular hours in the office, especially during the summer months.
Each supervisor will determine the application and interview process for her position.
How Do I Get Paid?
Once a student accepts a position, he completes the Student Assistant Eligibility Request Form (see Financial Aid Forms after early August) and returns it to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.
Also, the following employment forms are completed and returned to F&ES Human Resources (Sage Hall, Room 31):
Federal Tax Withholding Form W-4
State Tax Withholding Form CT W-4
Direct Deposit Authorization Form
Finally, a Federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 must also be completed.
Timesheets - Completed time sheets must be electronically signed weekly by 8 am Monday morning. Incomplete time sheets will not be processed. Late timesheets will not be processed until the next week.
Payment issues should be brought to the attention of F&ES Human Resources.