Recruit Student Employees

The following tools and resources will help support you in the recruitment process from developing a position through selecting a candidate. Please contact us with any questions or for additional support in recruiting student employees.

The Key Points listed below are from our 6 Steps to Improve Equitable Hiring Practices resource.

Develop the Position

  • Key Points:
    • Develop the position purpose and describe why the role is necessary.
    • Focus on skills, abilities, and competencies needed for the role.
    • Identify the benchmarks you want to see in applications before posting the job.
    • Identify the benchmarks you want to see in applications before posting the job.

Write the Position Description

Recruit Applicants

  • How to Advertise Student Positions
  • Key Points:
    • Cast as wide a net as possible to ensure a diverse candidate pool.
    • Be intentional about which groups and organizations you contact regarding your positions.
    • Tailor your outreach to specific communities and explain why you are interested in them.
    • Avoid tokenizing diverse communities or only contacting candidates because of their identities.

Review Applications and Interview