Student Employment with Campus Dining Services

Work Where You Love

Coffee Shops | Convenience Stores | Residential Dining


Student Employees

Scholarships since 1995

Total Dollars Awarded


Major Holidays Off

We are closed on most major holidays. You can spend this time with family and friends.

Career Possibilities

Food service professionals valued and are in high demand — here and around the country.

Meal Discounts

Enjoy a meal at a discounted price before, during or after your shift.

Competitive Pay

You are always paid more than the minimum wage.


We know flexibility is important to you. You’ve got classes, sports, friends and other activities. So, if you are planning to work, scheduling has to be flexible; and that is something we can accomplish together.


Every year, up to twenty-five student employees receive Campus Dining Services scholarships.

Core Competencies for Student Employees

These competencies represent areas of key learning opportunities for our student employees. A job with Campus Dining Services can build valuable work experience and skills in: customer service, leadership, critical thinking, accountability, time management, problem solving, communication and team work.

The Heart of Campus Dining Services

Hear from some of our current and former student employees about their experiences working in our department.


Job Details

Working for Campus Dining Services will offer you opportunities for developing skills in culinary arts, event planning, accounting, food systems management, and nutrition. In addition, you will work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Student employment with us will include:

  • Starting pay rate of $10/hour.
  • Meals provided at no cost, immediately before, during or immediately after your shift.
  • Cross-training in multiple venues.
  • Advancement opportunities into our student management program.

For location-specific job information, click below:

Baja Grill | The MARK on 5th Street

Mizzou Markets | The Restaurants at Southwest | Plaza 900

Rollins | Sabai | Student Center | University Club and Catering

Bookmark Café, Catalyst Café, j café, Potential Energy Café, Starbucks and Wheatstone Bistro

Job expectations:

  • Scheduling varies by location, with some weeks being different than others, and weekends may be required.
  • Following the attendance policy.
  • Cross-training in different areas (serving, dishes, dining room, cashier, etc.).
  • A positive outlook and desire to help others.



Please contact Susan Dayton.


Phone: (573) 882-0869