Student Employment


Job Opportunities at Residential Dining

Residential Dining offers positions for students attending NIU.

  • Starting wage - $ 8.30
  • Every other weekend off
  • Room for advancement
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Meet new people
  • Earn extra money

Residential Dining Application

Applications may be submitted via fax to 815-753-9560, e-mailed to Residential Dining, returned to the Residential Dining office, or mailed to the address on the back of the application.

New state law requires that prior to starting work, all employees must obtain a valid food handler's permit approved for the state of Illinois. A list of accredited programs that offer Food Handler Training online can be found here.
Please note that Housing & Dining will not reimburse you for the cost of the training program and that completing the online course and obtaining a valid food handler's permit does NOT guarantee employment.