Barbara A. Roback
Career Planning and Development Officer
(315) 684-6615

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On-Campus Student Employment

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Hundreds of MSC students gain valuable work experience and help pay for the cost of their education in on-campus jobs through the college's Federal Work-Study (FWS) and Student Temp Services programs, and Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation (MAC).  Details about the eligibility standards and application process for each follow.   

On-campus positions are highly competitive, especially for first semester freshmen, so students should apply to multiple positions, when possible, and use an average of no more than eight hours a week when calculating potential earnings. 

The US Department of Homeland Security requires all employees, including student employees, to present proof of identity and work authorization before beginning a job.  Documents that need to be presented can be found through this link.  Please note that federal law requires that all documents must be originals. 

Hiring information for 2016/17:

Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Work-study jobs are available only to students awarded FWS as part of their 2016/17 Financial Aid package.  Students must actively seek positions (with our help, of course!) through CCN-Morrisville, our web-based jobs and internships database. FWS jobs will be posted in early August, with most interviewing and hiring done after the start of classes.  

All work-study awards are for an average commitment of seven hours a week, with compensation of $9.75/hour.  Students can earn up to, but not exceed, the full amount of their award. 

Students who were awarded FWS will be e-mailed information about the application process throughout the summer, but are welcome to contact us at  315.684.6615 or with questions before then. Students will questions about FWS eligibility can contact Financial Aid at or 315.684.6289.  

Student Temp Services 

Student Temp Services jobs are in departments across the campus. Many require specific experience such as working with dairy cows, horses, or technologies, with a few having more general requirements. The pay rate is $9.75/hour. Student Temp Services jobs require an average commitment of six to ten hours a week and are typically for the length of the academic year. 

Most Student Temp Services jobs will be posted in CCN-Morrisville in early August, with a limited number being available before then. Instructions on how to access and use CCN-Morrisville can be found here. Questions can be directed to or 315.684.6615.

Student Temp Services jobs also include Resident Assistant (RA) for College residence halls. Hiring for these positions is done the semester prior.   

Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation (MAC)

MAC, which is related to the College, but a separate legal entity, hires for student support in dining facilities, the IcePlex, and other service areas.  MAC is the largest student employer on campus, and offers the greatest number of weekend and evening hours.  Pay rate for most positions is $9.00/hour.

Students can submit an application as soon as they have a class schedule for Fall 2016.  Applying to MAC jobs can be done on-line through the Student Employment page of their website, or in person in the MAC Business Office in Hamilton Hall. Only completed applications will be considered. Follow up should be done directly with MAC at their Hamilton Hall office or by calling 315.684.6047.