CDS Employment - Student Workers

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CDS is proud to offer more than 700 student positions at nine locations, seven days a week. We hire over 400 students every semester into dining hall shifts, in addition to offering catering positions at more than 100 special events throughout the semester.

All students are welcome to apply for jobs below using our easy online application. If you would like to learn more about working for CDS, take a look at our Job Descriptions or the CDS Employee Handbook. As always, feel free to email us at if you have questions.

Application: Fall 2014

Dining Hall Shifts

Thursday, June 5 - Friday, July 18

Students who worked through the end of Fall 2014 are able to retain some or all of their shifts for next semester. You must actively choose to retain your shifts through the Retain Shifts form.

Retain Shifts Form

Starting Friday, July 25

The regular application is open for students with previous CDS experience.

CDS Application

Starting Monday, August 18

The regular application will open for all students.

You may want to refer to the Job Descriptions to learn more about the positions we offer.


Catering hiring has concluded for Spring 2014. Information about Fall 2014 will be coming soon.

Application: Special Periods

Apply here for jobs during Summer, Early Arrival, Winter Term, and Commencement.

Early Arrival 2014

CDS is hiring for Early Arrival! Click below to apply. The application will be open until Tuesday, July 7.

Early Arrival 2014

Employee Resources

CDS Employee Handbook Dining Hall Job Descriptions

Employee Dashboard


Feel free to email us at

Updated: 6/17/2014