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Student Employment

Looking for a way to earn extra money? The Departments of Residential and Hospitality Services each hire students to work in a variety of positions in the College Houses and Sansom Place at various times throughout the academic year and the summer. 

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Student employment in Residential and Hospitality Services allows students, as staff, to gain hands-on experience in management and operations of a large organization. The experience of handling multiple responsibilities while balancing a paid position with schoolwork results in job and life skills that will last far beyond graduation.

Residential and Hospitality Services are dedicated to serving the needs of our residents: college students, faculty, staff, scholars, athletes, teens, and adults attending conferences, meeting, and symposia during both the academic year and the summer. Our ability to deliver good customer service depends greatly on our people and their commitment to be the best we can be.

To search and apply for a position within either Residential or Hospitality Services, click on this link for the Residential Services Employment website. Be sure to follow the simple instructions for applying, and read all requirements for the position.
The online application site can be used throughout the year to apply for open positions in either department.

If your skills match the position you have applied for, a hiring supervisor may be in touch with you to arrange an interview.

For general questions, please contact our offices directly at 215-898-3547, between the hours of 9am and 5pm, or email  When calling with inquiries, please have the title of the position you are applying for and the term for which you are applying available.

For current positions, click here.  If a position is not posted, it is no longer available.  Applications will expire 90 days after submission.

An Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam Era veteran or disabled veteran.