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Getting Hired at Vanderbilt

Where do you start?

You have a couple of options to assist with your job search. Vanderbilt University offers an online part-time job bank called HireADore. All students have access to this resource. HireADore has on-campus opportunities as well as part time off-campus jobs.  All application instructions are included in each job post.There are positions available for students with Federal Work Study (FWS) funds offered in their financial aid package. However, many University departments do not require students to be FWS eligible to work part time. Jobs are posted as openings occur, so check back often. 

Referrals are a great way to find positions.  Ask your friends if they know of openings where they work, ask professors, ask lab assistants, check the bulletin boards on campus.  

Job Search Link

HireADore - Vanderbilt's On-Campus and Off-Campus Job Postings

Students Requirements

All student employees must have a social security number to work on campus.  An I-9 must be completed before you can begin to work.   A W-4 will be required in order to properly process your take home pay.  Please review the following:
             I-9 is a 2 Step Process

             W-4  Deliver your completed W-4 to HR Processing, Baker Building, 10th Floor.

Student's Work Week

Undergraduate and all international students are limited to a 19 hours per week, inclusive of all positions, while school is in session. Students may work up to 40 hours per week over holiday and summer breaks.

Graduate/ Professional students are limited to 29.5 hours per week, inclusive of all positions, while school is in session. Academic programs may have additional restrictions on maximum number of hours worked weekly. Students may work up to 40 hours per week over holiday and summer breaks.

Good luck in your search!