Student Worker Program
The Student Worker Program encourages students who are in the process of completing their education to become interested in a career with the San Diego District Attorney’s Office. Students are encouraged to apply for positions that are related to their field of study or interest. Student worker assignments may include: Administration, Accounting, Reception, Facilities, Information Technology, Family Protection and Victim Assistance.
General Qualifications: To be eligible to apply for the Student Worker Program, students must meet the following criteria:
- Must be at least the age of 18
- Must submit a transcript demonstrating completion of at least a full-time semester/quarter units
- Must continue to be full-time each semester/quarter
- Must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA (this GPA is based on your most recent completed semester/quarter)
- Must be able to work at least 15 to 20 hours per week
At the beginning of each new school year (or semester/quarter), student workers are responsible for submitting a “student unit load verification” completed by their academic institution. Students are also responsible for submitting an official transcript upon completion of each semester/quarter.
Salary: Students are hired on a temporary basis, are paid at an hourly rate, and do not receive benefits. Hourly rates are based on the level of education completed.
Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree. To be considered full time, students must be carrying at least 12 semester units/15 quarter units, unless permanently disabled.
Undergraduate Students (0905 Student Worker – Undergraduate)
|Hourly Pay Rate||$15.80|
Graduate students who perform duties that are not related to their field of study in graduate school will be paid as Undergraduate student worker steps.
Post Graduate Students (0906 Student Worker – Graduate)
Students must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree. To be considered full time, students must be carrying at least 6 graduate-level semester units/9 quarter units, unless permanently disabled. Student worker positions/employment work assignments must correspond to the student’s declared degree. Fifth year undergraduate students or those completing a fifth year of study (e.g. for a teaching credential or other certification) do not qualify as graduate students but may qualify as undergraduate students.
|Hourly Pay Rate||$16.29||$17.10||$17.95||$18.85||$19.79|
|Semester Units Completed||0 – 6||7 – 12||13 – 18||19 – 24||Over 24|
|Quarter Units Completed||0 – 9||10 – 18||19 – 27||28 – 36||Over 36|
How to Apply: To apply for the Student Worker position, please submit both a (1) Resume and (2) Official or Unofficial Transcript in PDF form through email to HRDirect@sdcda.org