MISHAWAKA – For many college students, summer is the best time to find work and save up for the school year; however, finding a summer job can be difficult and stressful. Students may not be aware that there are multiple student jobs available on campus for students over the summer and throughout the school year. Below is a concise recap of more detailed information that may be found at studentjobs.betheluniversity.edu.
Physical Plant Student Jobs
All student workers in this department are expected to be self-motivated, on time and manage work time efficiently.
Grounds student workers’ main function is to assist the department in maintaining campus grounds. Tasks include mowing, plant care and an ability to use hand and power tools. Students should be able to tolerate pollen, mold, grass and insect bites, as well as possess the ability to work in all weather conditions. Staff is community-oriented and willing to teach you multiple skills. Students can work 40 hours a week.
Maintenance student workers’ main function is to assist the department in maintaining Bethel’s buildings. Tasks include fulfilling work orders, collecting recycles and trash, repairing poor lighting and ventilation by changing light bulbs and filters, and transporting materials to various campus departments. Students should have a valid driver’s license to operate maintenance vehicles and an ability to operate maintenance equipment. Staff is community-oriented and willing to teach you multiple skills in plumbing, electrical and carpentry. Students can work 40 hours a week.
Housekeeping student workers’ main function is to assist the department in maintaining a sanitary and professional atmosphere of campus facilities. Tasks include sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning bathroom fixtures (toilets, showers, sinks) and washing windows and walls. Students should be able to stretch, bend, scrub, kneel and tolerate cleaning product fumes. Students can work 40 hours a week.
Food Services Dining Commons
Students in this department work primarily in food service operation, handling cash and credit transactions from customers. Tasks may include assisting in setup and serving of food from counters and steam tables, cleaning and sanitizing equipment and workstations. Students are also expected to possess the ability to operate a cash register, always maintain proper security of cash, attend all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training and maintain inventory, stock, and requisitions. Students should present themselves in a highly professional manner, maintain a positive attitude, be willing to learn and have an ability to work a flexible schedule. Students can work 40 hours a week.
Students in this department sort and deliver mail to the appropriate departments on campus. Tasks include receiving, sorting and delivering mail and packages to appropriate departments, operating go-kart for delivery purposes and lifting up to 50 pounds. Students can work 40 hours a week.
Students should pay attention to Bethel’s updates regarding summer operations considering the COVID-19 outbreak. Multiple on-campus internship opportunities are available during the school semesters. To learn more or apply, visit studentjobs.betheluniversity.edu.