Many MSU Denver students work while going to school. MSU Denver offers various student employment opportunities. Check out the Student Employment Portal for more information about student employment.

Am I Eligible?

  • Students should be at least 18 years of age or older. Anyone under 18 should contact HR prior to being hired.
  • Students are required to be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters, unless it is the last semester before the student graduates. International students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours.
    • For summer employment: Work-Study Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits to receive a work-study award.
    • Hourly Student Employees are not required to be enrolled in classes, if enrolled for the fall semester.
  • Students must also maintain a semester GPA of at least 2.0 to remain in the student employment program.

Types of Student Jobs

There are two types of Student Jobs that an undergraduate student may be eligible for. Student Hourly employment pays students from departmental, grant, or foundation funds. Work-Study employment provides paid jobs for students who need to work to earn a portion of their education expenses. Work-study funds come from the state and federal government depending on which award you receive. More information about Work Study is available through the Financial Aid.