Eastern Michigan University

University Advising and Career Development Center

Hire a Student

Students search for employment on campus year-round.

Our office uses Handshake to manage job postings. To post a job visit:

If you need to register to use handshake: app.joinhandshake.com/register

If you already have an account: app.joinhandshake.com

or fax your posting to 734.487.0940. This is a free service for employers and job seekers.

Summer/Fall/Winter Hires

All students hired will auto terminate on 04/25/2015.

For assistance determining how many hours students can work based on their work study award amount use this chart.

Hiring Process

In fall 2012 all student hires, rehires and payrate changes began being processed by the hiring department through the epaf (electronic personnel action form) system. To hire a student departmental staff will need to request access to the epaf system and attend epaf training with a staff member from our office. 

Request Epaf Access

Enter your netid credentials and select the epaf access option.

Student Employment Policy Manual


Verify Student Eligibility to Work

Prior to entering an epaf please verify that your student is eligible to be employed on campus. The eligibility report is located in my.emich under the application administration tab. Sample eligibility report

Need to look up your student position number?

1. Log in to boe.emich.edu (use your my.emich credentials)

2. Choose "corporate categories"

3. Choose "finance operations"

4. Choose "personnel actions"

5. Choose "look up student employment position numbers"

6. Enter your fund & org

Looking for Graduate Assistant position numbers?

GA position number spreadsheet (use your my.emich credential to access)

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