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Student Employees

Join IT Services and get a jump on your career today!

Starting your career doesn't have to begin after you graduate. Find out how to extend your education outside of the classroom with a student employee job at IT Services. As a people-focused department, we embrace student employees and the valuable role they play in our department and the University. Earn competitive pay and apply what you are learning today to get ahead.

Current Openings

Interested in becoming part of the team?

See what current opening(s) we have available.

The website will be updated as positions open; once the position has closed, the listing will be removed from our site.

To learn more about student employee jobs at UC San Diego, go to Handshake.

Expand Your Potential at IT Services

The sky is the limit when it comes to the opportunities at IT Services. Here is a sample of the different areas in which we may be looking for your help.

  • Academic Affairs Information Services
  • Directory & Switchboard
  • Multimedia Services
  • Administrative Support
  • Academic Technology Innovation
  • Messaging & Collaboration Services
  • AV Design & Installation
  • Enrollment Management & Financial Services
  • Office of Chief Information Officer
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Field Support
  • Research IT Services
  • Classroom Tech. Support
  • Financial Management (Business Office)
  • Risk, Compliance & Outreach
  • Communication & Outreach
  • Help Desk
  • ServiceNow Support
  • Computer Operations
  • Housing Dining Hospitality Information Services
  • Technical Platform Services
  • Continuous Improvement Program
  • Media Lab
  • Web Content & Case Management
Teaching in class

Develop Critical Skills

IT Services offers exciting opportunities to expand your skillset and apply what you're learning in class to real-world challenges that can have a positive impact within your community.

Find a Mentor

Student mentor at desk

Thanks to our incredibly diverse workforce, there is no shortage of brilliant innovators, with whom you can work alongside and find the guidance you need to achieve your chosen career path. 

Enjoy Greater Flexibility

We support your education as our first priority. That's why we offer flexible work schedules to work with your class schedule and make the most of your day.

Student working remote

Build Your Network

Surround yourself with lots of well-established professionals in your desired field, and make the kind of lasting connections to further your career in and outside of the university. 

Explore Your Interests

Students at front desk

Gain access to additional training and educational opportunities at IT Services to give you the best chance to improve upon your knowledge and advance your career potential.

Past Student Employee Job Placements



Start Your Career Today!

Student Joanna"Gaining hands-on experience working on projects alongside my mentors as a student employee has been amazing. They genuinely have my best interests in mind. With a supportive team like mine, I am that much closer to my future career." 
- Joanna, Student Project Assistant for Communication & Outreach

Student Vidal"As a student, I began working in the Media Teaching Lab not only providing customer and technical services, but also participating in special projects. I learned a lot as a student employee and the support and mentorship I received has been invaluable. Now, I assist various teams in executing projects and initiatives as a staff employee." 
- Vidal Espina, Project Coordinator, Project Management and Continuous Improvement 

Did you know IT Services has its own podcast? Hear from other IT Services student employees as they talk about their experience, as well as find out what it's like from a manager's perspective. 


The Current · Episode 136: Service Desk Panel


The Current · Episode 132: Isaac Bi On Student Work Life


The Current · Episode 93: Tips on Working with Students from Alex Wu!