Student FAQ's

How do I find a job?
Students can look online at job postings throughout the year at SNHU Student Jobs. A job fair may be held in the beginning of Fall semester.  Many employers also hire by word of mouth so if there is a department you are interested in working for, we encourage you to reach out to that department. All positions will be posted on the student job board and students will need to apply to positions through the job site linked above regardless of how they are hired for the role.
 

How much do students get paid?

Students are paid an hourly wage ranging from $8.00-$8.50 for on campus jobs and $9.25 for off campus community service positions. State minimum wage requirements will be taken into consideration for those working in remote positions.
 

Does my work-study award go towards my tuition bill?

No, students are paid on a bi-weekly basis based on the hours worked for that pay period. Students are encouraged to sign up for direct deposit.
 
How many hours per week should I be expecting to work?
Generally, students can expect to work between 8 and 10 hours per week, although certain positions may require more hours. Students are prohibited in working over 20 hours per week.
 
Are all positions located on campus?
No. In addition to the main campus, SNHU also has offices located in the Millyard in downtown Manchester that could potentially need student employees. Remote positions may also be offered through select SNHU departments. Students with work-study may also apply with our off-campus community service partners for jobs within the greater Manchester area. 
 
Can I work more than one job?
Yes, students may work in up to two roles as a Student Employee as long as they do not exceed 20 hours per week total.  In order to ensure students are focused on their primary goal of obtaining a degree and to promote fairness amongst all populations, exceptions will not be made to work more than 20 hours per week or have more than two jobs.
 
What is the dress-code for my student employee position?
Student employees should be prepared for a business casual dress code. Each department will have their own requirements depending on the nature of the work. Check with your supervisor for details.
 
What happens when I’ve earned all of my Work-Study money?
You will receive an email when you are getting close to earning all of your work-study award. If you are eligible to receive additional funds, the email will contain instructions on how to appeal for those funds.  If you are not eligible then a discussion will take place with your supervisor to be moved to a different funding source.
 
What should I bring to campus to be prepared for a job as a student employee?
All students should be prepared with documents to fill out the I-9 form. Most commonly presented and accepted documents are either a passport or a driver’s license and original social security card or original birth certificate. A list of all acceptable documents can be found here. All documents must be original, photocopies will not be accepted.
 
Students should also have their banking information available (Name of Bank, Routing Number, and Account Number) in order to sign up for direct deposit through their onboarding tasks in Workday.
 
Am I guaranteed a job if I have work-study?
No, all students looking for student positions must search for jobs, apply, and interview, as you would for any job. Don’t be afraid to network and put yourself out there.
 
Can I get a job starting in second semester?
Yes, jobs will be posted throughout the year as employer needs arise.
 
Do I receive a lunch break?
A New Hampshire employer cannot require that an employee work more than five consecutive hours without granting a thirty-minute lunch or eating period. If the employer cannot allow thirty minutes the employee must be paid if they are eating and working at the same time. Students are expected to log unpaid break times in Workday.
 
Who do I contact if I have questions?
workstudy@snhu.edu: Questions on your work-study award and all general questions
k.blaisdell1@snhu.edu: Email Keanyn Blaisdell in Human Resources for any questions on hiring paperwork and Workday time entry
payroll@snhu.edu: Questions about paychecks
 
​Contact Us:
workstudy@snhu.edu: Questions on your work-study award and all general questions
k.blaisdell1@snhu.edu: Email Keanyn Blaisdell in Human Resources for any questions on hiring paperwork and Workday time entry
payroll@snhu.edu: Questions about paychecks
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