Are you interested in working at the Children’s Center? Each
semester we hire up to 90 students to work with us here at the
Children’s Center. Many are Child Development majors, but that is
not a requirement as we also hire for the kitchen and office. You
can submit an application at any time, but we hire in the weeks
before the main semesters begin. As soon as you know
your school schedule, submit your job application and we will see
if your availability fits our needs. Interviews are
arranged in August and January. The Associated Students
Children’s Center supports the academic and personal endeavors of
the Sacramento State community through its commitment to serve
the needs of families and promote educational experiences in the
area of early childhood education. Check out our Student Staff Manual
and Student Staff COVID Addendum.
We hire for student assistant positions just before each semester
begins. Once you know your class schedule, apply online through
What are the qualifications?
These are the basic qualifications for any student job at
Must be a currently enrolled student at Sac State
Per law must be at least 18 years of age
Cleared Criminal Background
Provide a Current Health Screening
Per law, must be able to provide proof of immunizations
Able to provide proof of TB Clearance
Able to attend mandatory Monday night training meetings
Other jobs like Student Assistant III, Student Assistant IV, and
Kitchen Student Assistants may require additional items for
You do NOT have to be a Child Development Major to work here! We
give you the experience and training you need to succeed!
Do You Have Federal Work Study Jobs?
Yes! If you have Federal Work Study, come and see us. Our jobs
are also listed on their Job Board, but can sometimes be hard to
spot. Come in and talk to us!
When Do You Hire Students for Work at The CC?
We hire students just before the start of each semester, so
August and January.
Can I Do Observations or my Class Assignments at The CC?
Yes. Please review the Guidelines for
Observations on our website and if your assignment fits
the guidelines, come on in. It is a drop-in basis, no appointment
Are There Any Rules About Observing at the CC?
Yes. There are many! Please review our Guidelines for Observations on our
website or come in to the Children’s Center lobby and ask for a
copy to read. Do keep in mind that our center will
not allow observations on special event days or during the first
two weeks of the semester.