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Summer Job Openings For Current Rensselaer Students

CALLING ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS!! Pair a class with a job! Summer job openings are available from many offices around campus.

Students are also encouraged to contact the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) for additional information. The CCPD has a web site for college students to start a search for internships and summer employment and check out the CCPD's online presentation: "Need Money? The CCPD's Guide to Funding Local or Part-Time Jobs On or Near Campus."

Be courteous and professional with all individuals you interact with in your quest to find employment. We encourage you to meet with a Career Counselor in the CCPD to assist you in developing strong job search skills and to help create quality documents (resume, cover letters, CV's, etc) to assist you in your search.

Check out some summer job openings for current Rensselaer students.

THESE POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED! Summer@Rensselaer- Academic Outreach Programs is looking for RESIDENT COUNSELORS! ** WEEKLY PAY, plus ROOM AND BOARD**

The Office of Academic Outreach is looking for Resident Counselors! Counselors will assist, guide, and provide logistical support for high school students who are participating in Summer@Rensselaer’s residential enrichment programs. Resident Counselors will serve as positive role models, conduct themselves professionally, and be a part of the fun! Counselors will be paid weekly, plus room and board. Evening and some weekends are required. Academic field trips, as well as any weekend excursions are included in the position. Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, counselors have free time (as camp participants are with their instructors).

Applicants interested in the position of Resident Counselor should send their résumé and cover letter to Alicia Randazzo, Program Administrator, Academic Outreach Office (located at 1516 Peoples Avenue, Troy, NY 1280) or to The application deadline is April 1, 2014 or until positions are filled.

RESUME DEADLINE: Aril 1, 2014Summer@Rensselaer-Academic Outreach Programs: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED!

Rensselaer’s Office of Academic Outreach currently has part-time student positions open for Summer 2014. Candidates will provide logistical support for the office, while demonstrating professionalism, confidentiality, attention to detail, and a strong commitment to quality and customer service. Those with prior office experience preferred, but is not required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required for this position.

Responsibilities include:
• Receive incoming phone calls
• Process incoming mail; distribute accordingly
• Assist in processing registration materials for enrichment programs
• Process Deposit Transmittal Forms
• Maintain neat files
• Flexibility on weekends, though not required, is preferred to assist with check-in for residential enrichment programs on Sundays.
• Flexibility to assist with drop-ff and pick-up for daily enrichment programs and sports camps
• Deliveries to departments on campus
• Office coverage
• Assist with payments, etc.
• Perform logistical and administrative support and assist as needed

Interested applicants should send their résumé and cover letter to Alicia Randazzo, Program Administrator, Academic Outreach Office (located at 1516 Peoples Avenue, Troy NY 12180) or to Please include your summer 2014 hours and your available start-date in your cover letter. The application deadline is April 1, 2014 or until all positions are filled.

Sodexo - Campus Dining Employment

Hospitality Services at Rensselaer is a great place to work and offer competitive wages in the marketplace, flexible schedules, and internship opportunities for student managers and supervisors. If you are interested in employment with Sodexo please call Human Resources manager David Wasniski at (518) 2762074 or email him at

Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD)

The Center for Career and Professional Development's (CCPD) mission is to help Rensselaer students identify, plan for, and achieve their career goals. They do this by offering information, advice, training, and resources specifically selected and tailored to help students succeed. Visit the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) Website

Other Ideas

Ask around campus and within your academic department for many other summer opportunities. And don't forget local resources such as downtown businesses in Troy, the Rensselaer Technology Park, and other shops in the Capital Region.

Last modified: April 15, 2014