Student Employment

Welcome to the Student Employment Office at Wellesley College!

Student Employment is an opportunity to connect with the Wellesley College community, contribute to the campus experience, and to provide a pathway to career readiness. Our office is here to help you in a variety of ways and is excited to announce the launch of Workday as the digital platform for student employment opportunities.

Student Employment on Workday

Student employment is moving from Handshake to Workday beginning with all hires for fall 2021 to support consistency in hiring, cost allocation, and record keeping across all Wellesley HR functions. 


Campus Timeline

All campus hiring managers are strongly encouraged to post jobs, hire, interview, and select candidates during the below hiring periods. This streamlined approach supports inclusive excellence goals to ensure all students understand when to search for and apply to opportunities.


2021 – 2022

  • Summer Only: May 1 – June 15
  • Fall / Full Year for Returning Students: May 1 – June 15
  • Fall / Full Year for First Year Students: August 1 – September 15
  • Spring Only: November 1 – November 30

View the Information for Hiring Managers page for greater detail and information on hiring outside of normal recruitment periods.


Quick Links


Contact: Student Employment | Office of Human Resources & Equal Opportunity   | | 781-283-2211