Student Opportunities

Gain Experience & Earn Money at UCLA H&HS

Many UCLA students become part of the Housing & Hospitality Services (H&HS) team. They help provide assistance to guests, team members, and managers through a wide variety of jobs including:

  • Food Service
  • Front Desk Services
  • Clerical and Administrative Assistance
  • Data Entry and Billing
  • Access Control and Safety
  • Computer/IT Assistance

Students work in a variety of H&HS units including Dining, On-Campus Housing, UCLA Catering, University Apartments, the Student Technology Center, and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing groups. Please note that only undergraduate and graduate UCLA students (both work study and non-work study) are eligible for all H&HS student positions. UCLA Extension Students are not eligible, but may email for other opportunities.

H&HS Student team members may also apply for the Student Hospitality Leadership Development Program (SHLDP), which helps expand their knowledge of the many departments within the H&HS Division, with a strong focus on hospitality. The goal of the program is to increase student team member engagement with H&HS, as well as to make participants aware of potential hospitality careers at UCLA and beyond.

Graduates from the Student Hospitality Leadership Development Program

Mentors & Graduates from the 2014-2015 Student Hospitality Leadership Development Program (SHLDP)

Open Student Jobs

PLEASE NOTE: Macintosh users should use Adobe Reader to edit and save the application so it can be printed once returned.

To apply for a student position, please download and complete all five pages of this application and email along with your resumé to Andrew Hattala at

For questions, please contact Andrew Hattala at (310) 825-5951 or

About Work Study

The Work Study Program is a federally supported program intended to stimulate and promote part-time student employment, particularly students from low-income families, who are in need of earnings from such employment to pursue courses of study at institutions of higher education. The federal government allocates funds annually to the UCLA Financial Aid Office for this purpose.

Work Study on-campus employers may include academic departments, administrative offices, laboratories and other student support offices such as UCLA Housing & Hospitality Services.

The UCLA Work Study On-Campus Guide provides extensive information on participation of UCLA students in the program

Student Food Service Workers at Covel Dining

Student Food Service Workers at Covel Dining

Eligibility for Work Study

The UCLA Financial Aid Office is responsible for determining students' financial need and eligibility for Work Study funds. To be considered for Work Study funding, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 2nd of every year for the upcoming academic year.

Students MUST review and be familiar with the Student Guide to the Federal Work Study Program that provides the conditions governing participation in the program. The UCLA Work Study Job bulletin posted on myUCLA, has a current listing of approved Work Study jobs. This website is updated daily and provides you with contact information for each job posting to either email or call the employer. Although you are not guaranteed a job, we encourage you to look early and often in order to be more likely to obtain one.

Work Study Program Calendar

    Download Complete Work-Study Program Calendar (PDF)

Date Event
April 30, 2017 Last day to apply for UCLA Summer Aid (must submit by deadline in order to receive Work Study for Summer 2017)
May 22, 2017 First day that Work Study website will carry available positions for Summer 2017
July 3, 2017 First working day of Summer 2017 (Session A or A&C)
July 31, 2017 Last day to submit job descriptions to Graduate Division for Summer
August 4, 2017 Last day to submit GWSP student applications for Summer
August 7, 2017 First working day of Summer 2017 (Session C only)
August 21, 2017 First day that Work Study website will carry available positions for the 2017-18 Academic Year
September 15, 2017 Last working day for Summer
October 9, 2017 First working day of 2017-18 Academic Year (for Quarterly Students)
November 3, 2017 DEADLINE for all Grad Work Study job descriptions on the Work Study website and for Outside Agency participation requests
November 10, 2017 DEADLINE for student based Graduate Work Study Application
December 1, 2017 Last day to submit Undergraduate Off-Campus Agency contracts for 2017-18
February 2, 2018 HIRING DEADLINE for Academic Year (based on funding allocations)
June 15, 2018 Last working day of 2017-18 Academic Year
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