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  • How to hire a student employee
    1. Post your job on Handshake. If you don't already have an account, we will need to approve your new registration. You will be sent a password via email once we have approved your account.
    2. Interview candidates.
    3. Once your employee has submitted all necessary forms at the Payroll office, he/she should give you an Authorization to Work card.
    4. When you've selected a final candidate, submit an eCard for your employee (eCard is a Google Form, you must log in to Google with your Calvin email address and passphrase in order to access the form).
    5. Once you get confirmation from the Payroll office, your student can begin working.
  • Hire a Calvin student

    Are you looking to hire a competent individual for a short- or long-term position? Calvin students are ideal candidates to do many types of jobs. Use Calvin's job-posting board, Handshake to share your position, or use another method listed below.

    1. Post your job on CalvinLink. If you don't already have an account, we will need to approve your new registration. You will be sent a password via email once we have approved your account.
    2. Email us at jobshop@calvin.edu
    3. Send a fax to (616) 526-7185
    4. Leave a message at (616) 526-7000

    Work-Studies

    Non-profit employers: you may be eligible to hire a Calvin student through the federal Work-Study program, which pays 75% of student wages. If you think your student job may qualify, contact the JobShop to discuss your options.

  • Calvin College's Employer Statement of Liability
    Employers who use this system agree to provide a safe and appropriate work environment for students and alumni and agree to follow all applicable laws. Employers recognize that if a job seeker raises concerns about a job posted on this site, the employer’s job and/or account may be deleted.

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