CDS is proud to offer more than 700 student positions at seven locations, seven days a week. We hire over 400 students every semester into dining hall shifts, in addition to offering catering positions at more than 100 special events throughout the semester.

All students are welcome to apply for jobs below using our easy online application. If you would like to learn more about working for CDS, take a look at our Job Descriptions or the CDS Employee Handbook. As always, feel free to email us at cdsjobs@oberlin.edu if you have questions.

Application: Spring 2018

Dining Hall Shifts

Use the link below to apply for weekly dining hall positions.

CDS Application

You may want to refer to the Job Descriptions to learn more about the positions we offer.


Use the link below to apply for catering positions.

Catering Application

Application: Special Periods

Apply here for jobs during Summer, Early Arrival, Winter Term, and Commencement.

The Summer application is currently open. The work dates for Summer are June 14 - July 30, 2018.

Summer Application

Employee Resources


Feel free to email us at cdsjobs@oberlin.edu.