Ball State students have earned a reputation among their on- and off-campus employers. They are highly-qualified, professional, and collaborative.

Each year, thousands of our students rely on student employment to finance their academic goals and expand their professional experience. For many on- and off-campus employers, these students inspire new innovations and bold endeavors, and they help make sure the little details don't go unfinished.

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Meet The OCSE Team


Brianna Smith: On Campus Student Employment Coordinator


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Maija Thompson: On Campus Student Employment I-9 Coordinator


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2022 National Student Employment Appreciation Winners

Virginia Carter – Ball State Student Employee of the Year & State of Indiana Student Employee of the Year

Title: Grant Research Assistant & Crew Chief

Department: Applied Anthropology Laboratories


Taylor Fudge – Ball State Graduate Assistant of the Year

Title: Assistant Residence Hall Director

Department: Housing & Residence Life


Rachel Buckmaster – Ball State Student Employment Supervisor of the Year & Student Employment Supervisor of the Year for the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators

Title: Assistant Director

Department: Museum of Art

Length of Employment with BSU: 6 years

Let Us Guide You Through Your Journey

We have services and resources to meet your needs depending on which of the following stages of your career journey you are in. So at which stages is it most useful to use the services described on this page? See below!
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Explore Options

Let our career experts, professional network, and tools guide you through some of your earliest choices.

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Develop Skills

Resumes, interviews, workplace etiquette, and more play such a large role in making sure you’ll earn a future job offer.

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Build Experiences

We’re here to make sure you find the best connections, the strongest networks, and the best experiences.

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Make the Transition

Ready to leap from classroom to professional world? We’re here to help you with job postings, on-campus interviewing, job fairs, and more.