Employment Opportunities for Students

  • The Academy of Culinary Arts hires students for the positions listed below.

    Culinary Arts studentsIf you are interested in applying for a student worker position at the Academy of Culinary Arts, fill out the Culinary Application for Student Employment.

    Student Ambassadors

    Work culinary open houses and assist with mid-week group tours. Get catering and public relations experience, professional references, and an opportunity to work closely with your chefs and with culinary admissions staff. Specific work duties will vary depending on your job assignment. All jobs will include the following tasks:

    • Prep food and beverages for open house
    • Set-up food and program displays before the open house
    • Give tours to guests
    • Answer questions from guests

    Qualifications

    Good grades. Dependable. Friendly. Professional. Flexible. Must be available to work: set-up at lunch the week of the event, Friday after school before the event, and every open house date which includes the following Saturdays: October 17, 2015; November 7, 2015; March 19, 2016; and April 23, 2016.

    Hours will include six hours for each open house plus lunch time set-up and one hour after school the week of each open house. Student ambassadors may also be invited to assist with weekday programs during lunch.

    Van Drivers

    Two culinary students will be hired to drive IUP vans between the Fairman Centre and the Living/Learning Center. The van shuttles Fairman residents to the dining commons for evening and weekend meals.

    Qualifications 

    Good driving record, dependable, responsible

    Storeroom Assistants

    Chef Sones, our purchasing agent, will hire student workers for positions in the receiving kitchen and storeroom. See Chef Sones for more details and an application.

    Qualifications

    Organized, enthusiastic, dependable, must be a morning person

    Student Office Worker for Culinary Admissions

    One or two baking students will be hired to do general office work and assist with mid-week admissions visit programs and special projects.

    Qualifications

    Good basic computer skills, good attention to detail, professional and flexible

    Alumni to Represent IUP ACA at IUP Undergraduate Admissions Expos

    The Culinary Admissions Office will hire culinary or culinary/baking graduates who are current IUP students in Hospitality Management or Food and Nutrition to answer questions about the program at the Admissions Expos on the Indiana campus. Contact us at culinary-arts@iup.edu for details.

    Alumni Ambassadors for Open House

    The Admissions Office will hire graduates of the culinary or culinary-baking program who are current IUP students in Hospitality Management or Food and Nutrition to work culinary admissions open houses. Students will assist with open house facilitation, greet and talk with prospective students and their families, and assist chef instructors as needed. Contact us at culinary-arts@iup.edu for details.