2016-2017 FWS Job Board: Departments E-M

Click on the department name below to view the Federal Work-Study position description(s):

Students must be awarded Federal Work-Study through their 2016-2017 Financial Aid award to be eligible to apply for the positions listed.  All positions are available for the academic year (fall and spring semesters) and located on the USD campus, unless otherwise noted.  The start date and weekly schedule will be determined at the time of hire.  Most positions offer the opportunity to work 10-15 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters.  Students may be considered for positions with additional responsibilities and higher pay rates, depending on their skills and experience.

To apply for a position, contact the supervisor via the email address listed in the position description. Indicate in the email the title of the position and why you are interested in working in the department. Attach a copy of your resumé and class schedule for the fall semester.
Please contact the USD Student Employment Center with any questions about the Job Board (Email: usdsec@sandiego.edu; Phone: (619) 260-4801). 


Job Title: Engineering Assistant
Pay Rate: $11.50/hour
Department Hours: Monday- Friday, 7:30a.m.-6:00p.m.
Contact: Venkat Shastri, venkat@sandiego.edu
Required: Federal Work-Study included in 2016-2017 Financial Aid Award


  • Stock general office supplies
  • Clean and organize the labs
  • Assist with other responsibilities as requested
  • Train on more advanced tools, equipment and software

International Affairs

Job Title: International Studies Abroad Student Intern
Pay Rate: $11.50/hour
Department Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.
Contact: Alicia Pena, apena@sandiego.edu
Required: Federal Work-Study included in 2016-2017 Financial Aid Award 


  • Answer general inquiries regarding international study options
  • General office assistance: copy, run errands, file, etc.
  • Update application database
  • Participate in study abroad recruiting functions and classroom presentations
  • Assist with maintenance of social media networks
  • Assist with marketing efforts
  • Other projects as assigned

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

Job Title: Student Assistant
Pay Rate: $11.50/hour
Department Hours: Monday to Sunday, 7:00a.m.-8:00p.m.
Contact: Suzy Garcia, ipjopers@sandiego.edu   
Required: Federal Work-Study included in 2016-2017 Financial Aid Award 


  • Provide front-desk and backup support: answer phones, return calls, take messages
  • Greet, assist, direct and guide visitors
  • Perform other miscellaneous office duties as needed
  • Assist with daily operation of work area and facility
  • Assist at events, as needed