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 with the job description, required qualifications and experience, application information and deadline, and a contact email and phone number.

Here are our current listings as of 11/6/18

Equipment & Facilities R&D Engineer (full-time), Seattle Food Tech, Seattle, Wa.

Seattle Food Tech is seeking an equipment and facilities R&D engineer to serve as the technical lead for the company's production engineering in collaboration with the product development and operations teams. See the job description. Submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your experience fits the skills needed in this position to

Product Development Technician, Golden State Foods, Industry, Calif.

Golden State Foods is looking to hire a part-time (30 hours a week) product development technician. Check out the job description. Send a resume to Senior Human Resources Manager Sonya Gomez.

Frieda's Specialty Produce, Los Alamitos, Calif.

Frieda's has several job opportunities available:

NutritionMasters LLC, Los Angeles, El Monte, Commerce, Calif.

NutritionMasters has part-time and full-time job opportunities for registered dietitians who can communicate in Spanish. These are ideal for someone who wants to pursue their certified diabetes educator credentials. Employees will provide medical nutrition therapy primarily for prenatal high-risk, including gestational diabetes, but also for other diagnoses, including Type 2 diabetes.

Contact: Jennifer Nelson at or 310-497-5116. 

Multiple Positions, Cibus, San Diego, Calif.

Cibus is a biotechnology company with multiple job openings in San Diego. The job openings and descriptions are as follows.

To apply for these positions, send a resume to with the appropriate job code (see description). 

Sensory Scientist (full-time), Pulmuone Foods USA, Fullerton, Calif. 

This position will support sensory activities and eventually conduct goal-identified, routine sensory tests. The employee will assist in preparing and cooking samples and all basic sensory needs, including working with the chef team if needed. The sensory scientist also will maintain supplies and acquire samples. In addition, the employee will work with external panelists, assisting new panelists with e-questionnaires, notify them of upcoming sensory activities, track panelists' hours and pay. 

For more information, contact Faye Lee at  

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.  

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.

More info or to Apply:  

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.