Student Employment

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We interview and hire new students toward the end of each semester for employees to start working the following semester (including over the summer). We advertise open positions on our website, as well as on SLUwire. Candidates interested in a job for the following semester should keep an eye out for our hiring notices and submit an application when positions are open. 

Occasionally, openings will arise during the course of the semester; if you would like to be considered for such an opening, you may submit the application below. However, please note that outside of active hiring periods, we will only be reviewing/responding to applications should the need arise to hire additional student(s).  

Brewer Bookstore Student Application


Job Description & Duties

As a Brewer Bookstore student assistant, you'll have a convenient on campus work-study job with flexible scheduling and a bright, dynamic environment. As a hub of both St. Lawrence University and the North Country community, Brewer Bookstore attracts a mix of familiar and new faces every day; plus, we have the best coffee on campus! 

Essential Duties

Job duties include running a cash register, working as a café barista, assisting customers on the sales floor, answering phones, stocking merchandise, light cleaning, and other tasks as assigned

Qualities we seek in our student assistants

Excellent oral communication skills
Friendly, courteous, and confident manner
Helpful, service-oriented attitude
Capability to remain calm, cool, and collected in the face of stressful or challenging service situations
Reliability and consistency
Good attention to detail
Ability to follow both oral and written directions and complete tasks as instructed
Capacity to work well both independently and as a member of a team

Previous experience in retail, food service, and cash-handling is preferred, but not required.


For information about work-study employment on campus, please visit the St. Lawrence Financial Aid website.

Professional (non-Student) Employment

Any open positions are listed on the St. Lawrence University Employment website.