Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Student Employment

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Keep up-to-date and informed about employment opportunities in a variety of areas, including on campus. Many of our learn-by-doing majors hire students to assist technicians in laboratories, faculty members with teaching and/or research activities, and department staff with department office business. Students can inquire in their major's departmental office to see if their program hires student assistants and what types they hire. 

If you are a business or agency that is offering part or full-time employment and would like to post an opening on this page, please email Dan Lee.

Here are our current listings as of 7/3/18

Residential Nutrition Advocate, House of Ruth, Claremont, Calif.

Job Description: Under the direction of the shelter manager, the nutrition advocate will provide meal service to the emergency and transitional shelter residents. Will be responsible for developing healthy recipes, maintaining proper food sanitation practices, maintaining the edible garden, and coordinating the cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and dining areas. May also provide cooking classes, education on healthy eating, meal planning, and food sanitation as needed and if time permits.

Job Qualifications: A minimum of two years' related experience in the food service industry and/or equivalent is necessary. The ability to work independently and make decisions is needed. Good organizational and maintenance skills, communication skills, and customer service skills, and the ability to work effectively with clients who may be assisting with meal prep. High work ethic and discretion is mandatory. Computer literate. Valid California driver’s license and insurance required.

Full job description.

For more information or to apply, email Susie Salcedo

Nutritional Coordinator (Per-Diem), Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Arcadia, Calif.

Job Description: Provides optimum customer service by taking meal orders in a friendly manner from patients according to physician-prescribed diets. Also, perform clerical tasks necessary to ensure that each patient receives the items on the menu which meets the patient's special needs. Process menus according to the diet order or refer the menus and questions to the appropriate individual. Will work together with the rest of the employees in the department to provide optimal food, nutritional and environmental services to the patients, visitors, and staff to ensure the healing and well being of each individual.

Job Qualifications:

  • Able to perform several tasks (answering phones, writing menus, etc.) at the same time
  • At least six months of previous food service experience
  • Good telephone/customer service skills are a must
  • Must show good judgment and reliability and be able to work without direct supervision
  • Understand and follow standard practice or oral and written instructions, be able to read and write English.

More info or to Apply: 

Food Service Worker (Per-Diem), San Antonio Regional Hospital, Upland, Calif. 

Job Description: Employee performs essential job functions of the nutrition services department, to include the following, as well as additional responsibilities as assigned:  Ambassador Service procedures & dish room activities to provide all aspects of food service for patients.  Wash pots, pans, dishes, and utensils while meeting all sanitation standards. Disposes trash and refuse, and sanitizes containers properly as assigned.  Serve a variety of food items to patients, employees and guests.  Maintains sanitation of work area, and performs other related duties as required.

Job Qualifications: Employee must demonstrate age-specific competency regarding food preparation and service. Current San Bernardino County Food Worker’s Certificate or food safety training certificate from an ANSI-accredited program or ServSafe required.

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Other Employment Sites

Many administrative offices on campus also hire students in a variety of capacities. Students have succeeded in balancing work on campus with their classes and found academic success. All these positions are advertised through the Career Center but can only be seen by current students.