Stony Brook University

Jobs at Stony Brook University can be a great way to get socially involved on campus. There are a variety of jobs and opportunities for anyone with a specific skill. If you need an on-campus job, look no further, this list will include places near your dorm room that you can easily walk to and make some money.    

1. Library Assistant

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Students in the library

The library is usually jam packed with people and student assistants are typically the ones there to help. As an assistant you would help keep the space clean by permitting food and drinks near the computers, dusting off the computers, and walking around the area to let people know they can call you over if they need help.   

2. Athletics Dept. Videographers, Assistants

Two people are interviewing an athlete on camera

Are you interested in sports and working with cameras? A recently added paid position is assisting the Athletics department as a broadcast production assistant, videographer, and a PA announcer. This is definitely a hands-on position that can help blend your interests in working with athletics and the production side of a game. 

3. Campus Rec Assistants

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Working at the campus rec can help you stick to your gym goals as well as keep you  socially active on campus. Depending on your task for the day, you’ll be interacting with many people throughout your shift. If you’re interested in becoming a fitness trainer, you can also do that.  

4. Starbucks Barista

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With two locations on campus, Starbucks is a popular location that’s usually filled with people waiting on their orders. If you enjoy a faster pace of work, you will always find something to keep you busy here! Plus you can always become people’s favorite baristas when you remember their orders after the fifth time.  

5. Student Activity Center Student Leaders

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At the Student Activity Center there are always events going on and lots of people coming in and out. The staff at the SAC help at the help desk, setting up events in the auditorium, and help managers with other duties. If you want to get involved with these jobs, this is the perfect place for you to work!  

6. Campus Dining Student Worker

Subway workers

One of the newest campus dining locations is Subway. With five locations to hang out with friends while eating food, working at one of them definitely has its benefits. You’ll have the opportunity to get a free meal per shift and meet new people that you wouldn’t have met otherwise. It’s a great social job that can teach you practical skills as well as communication skills. 

7. Computer Lab Monitors

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If you enjoy working in a technical setting, being a computer lab monitor would be a great way for you to help people with computers. There are over ten computer labs spread out across campus that need students to oversee them. This gives you the chance to interact with new people every single shift and give other students the comfortability of coming in to do homework while getting any assistance they may need.  

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