CDS Employment - Student Workers


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 Spring 2016 will occur as follows:

Sunday, December 6 - Wednesday, January 6

Students who worked through the end of Fall 2015 will be 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, January 11

The regular application opens for students with previous CDS experience.

Starting Monday, January 25

The regular application is open for all students.

Use the link below to apply for weekly dining hall positions.

Dining Hall Application

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


Use the link below to apply for catering positions.

Catering Application

Application: Special Periods

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

Winter Term 2016

CDS is hiring for Winter Term! Click below to apply. The application will be open Tuesday, December 1 - Sunday, December 13.

Winter Term 2016

Employee Resources

CDS Employee Handbook Dining Hall Job Descriptions

Employee Dashboard


Feel free to email us at

Updated: 12/1/2015