Student Employment

Program Staff

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800163
Location: West Quad
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $11.00/Hour (Undergrad) / $12/Hour (Grad)
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Position Title: Sustainability Intern

Background: Sustainability is a core part of the University of Michigan’s philosophy. Through Planet Blue, the University is engaging the community to meet 2025 goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, transportation emissions and waste tonnage. Michigan Dining (which includes residential, catering and retail units) are reducing their carbon footprint by buying more local food products for eateries, reducing food waste and conserving water. Student Life as a whole is working towards a more sustainable campus by supporting the goals and offering support to individual units. Michigan Dining works directly with local farmers and producers to include sustainable foods in menus. It has a goal of serving 20 percent of food on campus purchased from farms within a 250-mile radius. Currently, the auxiliary is at 15.3 percent in local procurement. Michigan Dining and is among the first Big Ten universities to achieve Marine Stewardship Council certification. Sustainability culture programs aim to educate the community, track behavior and report on progress over time.

Deadline to apply: 8/15/20 for Fall

Hours per week: Approximately 10-15 hours per week, with flexibility on schedule to meet intern needs

Compensation: $11/hr (undergrad) $12/hr (grad)

Responsibilities: Intern will work directly with University of Michigan Dining units as well as Student Life units, as well as Michigan Dining and Student Engagement support staff.

Duties may include:

  • Assist the Director in scheduling students to meet for sustainability initiatives
  • Assist in coordination of schedules, events Planning and prep for future events
  • Office support Assist with fall programming as needed ( EarthFest Planning, Farmers Market Planning)
  • Sustainability projects associated with Fall or academic year implementation
  • Additional composting opportunities on campus
  • Assist with development of sustainability educational materials
  • Other work as deemed necessary

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of UM Sustainability Goals and Initiatives
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of people of various social, cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to follow direction and work independently

To apply: Email cover letter and resume/CV to Keith Soster ksoster@umich.edu. with subject ‘Sustainability Intern’ "

Barista/Cashier/Team Member

Michigan Dining

Job #: t800145
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICANTS FOR FALL 2020**

Love working in an environment where your friends can stop by and say “Hi,” and you’re first to know about the latest promotions and giveaways? Then join Michigan Dining and become one of our Barista/Cashier/Team Members!

Your responsibilities would be centered on giving the highest level of customer service by greeting guests with a smile, processing transactions, preparing specialty sandwiches and beverages, maintaining a clean and neat location, and keeping the store stocked with snacks that every student craves.

This position provides special perks, such as smaller team sizes, late-night hours so you can work after studying, free meals at your location and opportunities to sample new retail products that haven’t hit the market yet!

Barista/Cashier/Team Members earn a paycheck and more:

-Starting wage of $$11.00/hour
-Free meal when you work a shift
-Employee Recognition Programs
-Schedules that work around your classes
-Opportunities to be a part of focus groups concerning Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Wellness, Student Staff Development, and more
-Opportunities to advance to leadership positions, such as Student Manager
-Convenient on-campus locations
-Valuable work experience to add to your resume
-Learn important job skills including interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management
-No previous experience required- we’ll teach you!

Other information:

-Academic Term(s): Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
-Hours per Week: 10-29 during Fall/Winter (up to 40 during Spring/Summer)

Dining Service Worker

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800089
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? No
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

**NOW ACCEPTING APPLICANTS FOR FALL 2020**

Job Description:

Looking for a job that offers a flexible schedule, a fun and welcoming environment, opportunities for advancement into leadership positions, and a place to be around great people and even better food?  

Join the award-winning Michigan Dining team as a Dining Service Worker in one of our seven dining halls across campus. Michigan Dining strives to be the leader and best in culinary excellence and as a Dining Service Worker you will play a critical role in the customer experience.  From greeting guests, to assisting in the preparation and plating of food, to maintaining the presentation of the dining halls, we have variety roles and will find the right one for you!

 

Dining Service Workers earn a paycheck and more:

  • Free meal when you work a 3-hour shift
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Schedules that work around your classes
  • Opportunities to be a part of focus groups concerning Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Wellness, Student Staff Development, and more
  • Opportunities to advance to leadership positions such as Student Coordinator and Student Manager 
  • Convenient on-campus locations
  • Valuable work experience to add to your resume
  • And you’ll learn important job skills including interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management  
  • No previous experience required

 

  • Academic Term(s): Fall/Winter
  • Hours per Week: 10 – 29