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Training Student Employees

One of the most important aspects of employing students is making sure they are adequately trained on their job duties.

  • Student employees should be trained on office equipment, procedures, and any other useful information specific to the department.
  • Student employees should be trained on the specific tasks required for their jobs.
  • Student employees should be trained on supervisor/department expectations for things like time management, calling in sick, and submitting schedules.
  • Student employees should be introduced to the various people they may work with in their positions.
  • Supervisors should communicate expectations to student employees as early and as clearly as possible.
  • Student employees are required to complete discrimination and harassment training within their first 30 days of employment.
  • Student employees should also be trained on other University policies such as the drug and alcohol policy.
  • Here are some tips for training your student employees.