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 2015

Dining Hall Shifts

Pre-hiring for Fall 2015 will occur as follows:

Thursday, June 11 - Monday, July 20

Students who work through the end of Spring 2015 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 Monday, July 27

The regular application opens for students with previous CDS experience.

Starting Monday, August 24

The regular application is open for all students.

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


The catering application for Fall 2015 will open on Monday, July 27.

Application: Special Periods

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

Early Arrival 2015

CDS is hiring for Early Arrival! Click below to apply. The application will be open Monday, June 15 - Monday, July 6.

Early Arrival 2015

Employee Resources

CDS Employee Handbook Dining Hall Job Descriptions

Employee Dashboard


Feel free to email us at

Updated: 6/11/2015