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Information for Students

Welcome to the Northeastern University Student Employment site! If you're a new student, or just new to Student Employment, please check out our New Student FAQ!


Important Student Information

  • You MUST have a completed I-9 submitted to the Office of Student Employment, Graduate Assistantships & Fellowships by your first day of employment. Section 1 of the I-9 form can be submitted through the Student Employment site (click here for instructions!).
    • Supporting documentation MUST be presented to an Office of Student Employment, Graduate Assistantships & Fellowships representative to complete submission of the I-9 Form
    • A list of acceptable documents can be found online here
    • Contact our office with any I-9 questions: or (617) 373-3200.
  • Students cannot work more than 20 hours a week while in classes. If you hold multiple positions on campus, you cannot exceed 20 hours per week while in classes with all positions combined.
  • Work Study Positions
    • It is your responsibility to monitor your Work Study balance to not exceed the amount you were allotted on your financial aid package.
    • Notify your supervisor when your funds are running low.
    • Schedule / plan your shifts accordingly.
    • Work Study funds are allocated per semester - unearned funds do not roll over.
  • Co-op (on campus and Work Study funded positions): You must have a Co-op placement sheet submitted prior to the start date of your Co-op position (preferably, once you’ve accepted the position or two weeks prior to your start date to ensure timely processing).

International Students

Please refer to our International Student Guide.

Direct Deposit form online

  • Available on your myNortheastern portal, under the Services & Links page, in the Student Financial Services section
  • Follow the instructions on the page to set up or modify your Direct Deposit
  • Please refer to the FAQ on the Student Financial Services website for additional information
  • If you already have Direct Deposit on file, you do not need to set up a new Direct Deposit. Direct Deposit stays active for one year from the last deposit transaction processed

Navigating the Student Employment Site

  • Find A Job - Search for jobs both on- and off-campus.
  • My Dashboard - Track the jobs you've applied for.
  • My Jobs - View your job details, work study balance, and time sheets.
  • Signup for JobMail - Create a search agent to inform you of new job postings.
  • Contact Us - Send us your questions and feedback about this site.
  • Access forms and Student Employment information on the Student Forms page.
PAYROLL DEADLINES  | Students: Sunday by 10AM*  | Supervisors: Monday by 10AM
*Your supervisor will notify you of any payroll deadline changes

Check the Student Employment site for any updates

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