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Student Jobs

Cal Dining offers a variety of opportunities for students who want to work on campus while attending school. If you enjoy working with people and want to learn valuable skills, this is the job for you!  We employ students at our dining commons, campus restaurants, convenience stores, as well as catering and concessions. Perks include free meals for each shift worked, flexible work schedules, opportunities for advancement, and more. 

Fill the Student Jobs online application.


Dining Commons (Foothill, Crossroads, CKC, Café 3), Brown’s

Type of schedule Fixed
Minimum hours per week 10
Type of Work Dining room attendant, Dish room, Line service, Food prep, Food service
Additional Notes Continuous employment gives the opportunity for advancement in internal positions (Crew Leader, Crew Supervisor, Office Positions, Marketing & Sustainability Assistants)

Concessions (Stadium, Haas Pavilion)

Type of schedule Variable (event shifts are at least 4 hours; a lot of nights and weekends)
Minimum hours per week Required to work ALL home football games, plus 2 additional events per month
Type of Work Food prep, Cashiering, Set-up, clean-up, and service at Cal athletic events
Additional Notes All hired students undergo a Background Check (Dept. of Justice), as they will be handling cash and credit cards.

Catering (Memorial Stadium, Clark Kerr, various campus locations)

Type of schedule Variable and flexible
Minimum hours per week Students sign up for events based on their schedule;  event details sent 5-7 days before the shift
Type of Work Server, Event set-up, Light food prep for special events, including sporting events, weddings, and conferences
Additional Notes A great opportunity to network with alumni and students while earning extra cash!

Training Table (Memorial Stadium, Haas Pavilion)

Type of schedule Fixed, subject to change
Minimum hours per week 10: strongly suggested to pick up one weekend shift per month
Type of Work Dining room attendant, Setup/cleanup, Line service
Additional Notes Help to serve healthy and nutritious meals to Cal’s athletes!

Please email if you have any questions:

Staff Jobs

Join our award-winning culinary team, and receive great benefits!

How to apply via the HR employment website:

  1. To apply you must have a valid email address.
  2. Go to where you may apply online.
  3. Select whether you’re an “Internal” or “External” applicant.
  4. Under “Basic Job Search” in the “keywords” box, search for the jobs below using the job ID number or position name.
  5. Create a profile and include your resume. Once you complete the process, an email will be sent to confirm your resume has been received.


20293 Lead Food Service Worker
20211 Food Service Supervisor
20242 Cashier
19411 Sr. Cook
19669 Cook
19410 Catering Banquet Server
19670 Sr. Food Service Worker
19800 Ld. Custodian
19012 Sr. Custodian