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Student Assistant Employment Application

Currently enrolled UT students are eligible for employment. The Office of Multicultural Student Life (MSL) recognizes the importance of a student’s responsibility to his/her academic curriculum. All MSL student employees must hold a GPA of 2.5 or higher, for undergraduate students, and 3.0 or better for graduate students when hired, and must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA for undergraduate students and 3.0 for graduate students during his/her employment with MSL. Students should carry a minimum of six (6) credit hours during employment. It is the responsibility of the student employee to notify the Program Resource Specialist immediately, if he/she is not enrolled in at least six credit hours.

Student employees may work a maximum of up to twenty hours per week, and a minimum of 10 hours during the fall and spring semesters, dependent on Federal Work Study award. Student employees who are employed by other University departments must adjust their schedules so that the total work week is a maximum of twenty (20) hours per week. No student will be eligible to work for the University of Tennessee more than 20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. The MSL staff recommends no more than 15 hours per work in order to maintain a healthy balance of work, academic and other involvement.

Please fill out the application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will be rejected without notice.

  • Federal Work Study

    MSL hires students who receive Federal Work Study funding through the financial aid office. If you are unsure whether you have been awarded, go to http://onestop.utk.edu/work-study/.
  • Please describe your previous/current extracurricular activities and/or leadership activities.
  • Jobs and Work Availability

    Work study student employees are required to work a minimum of 10 hours per week, and an average of 12 to 15 hours. Please indicate which position(s) you are interested in, and your work availability. Students are required to work a minimum of 2-hour shifts. MSL regular semester hours of operation are: Sunday, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 10:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Summer hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
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  • (i.e., 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Student Building Coordinator starts at 1:30 pm.)
  • (i.e., 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Student Building Coordinator starts at 7:30 am.)
  • (i.e., 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Student Building Coordinator starts at 7:30 am.)
  • (i.e., 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Student Building Coordinator starts at 7:30 am.)
  • (i.e., 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Student Building Coordinator starts at 7:30 am.)
  • (i.e., 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. Student Building Coordinator starts at 7:30 am.)
  • (i.e., 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
  • By signing this application, I agree to attend mandatory Leadership & Development workshops (two per semester,) and to read and respond to weekly emails from the Director, or my supervisor(s). I understand that the submission of an application evidences my consent for and authorization to the Office of Multicultural Student Life to access and review any and all educational records in my name or relating to my enrollment at the University of Tennessee. I verify that the information I have provided on the application is true and accurate.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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