Student Worker, Office of Special Events

POSTED: November 1, 2017
BUSINESS: Purdue Research Foundation
POSITION TYPE: Part-time, Student
START DATE: Immediate Availability


Event Prep Work

  • Prepare nametags
  • Pack event suitcases
  • Load/unload equipment
  • Assist with on-site event operations

Regular Office Duties

  • Distribute mail to events team members
  • Keep supply area organized
  • Make deliveries on campus
  • Data entry

Occasional Responsibilities

  • MS Excel report updates or revisions
  • Other duties are on an as assigned basis


Preferred Education

  • Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) Students

Preferred Skills

  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 40 pounds
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office


Hourly pay rate: $8.50

This position is located on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, IN. 


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources at

Purdue Research Foundation student and internship employment opportunities currently do not meet US immigration standards for students on F-1 student visas to pursue curricular practical training (CPT). 

A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position.  Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

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