Are you looking for an amazing, one-week, paid opportunity this summer?

Alumni Affairs and Development (AAD) is now hiring 100+ student staff positions for Cornell Reunion from June 6-9, 2024!

Reunion Job Opportunities:  Clerk, Van Driver & Set-Up Worker

Reunion? What’s that?

Every June, over 7,000 Cornellians and their families come back to Ithaca for their class/affinity group Reunion. The weekend is packed full of programming from class/affinity events, class/affinity receptions and meals, Cornell lectures, family-friendly activities, dance parties, and more. Think of it as the ultimate summer camp for alumni with activities running all hours of the day.

What do Clerks do?

Reunion Clerks are an integral part of Reunion execution. Both Reunion Class Clerks and Reunion Head Clerks are responsible for providing hospitality and customer service to all guests throughout Reunion Weekend. As a clerk you’ll staff Cornell’s largest alumni event: Reunion!

Reunion Class Clerk:

This position is responsible for providing hospitality and customer service to a specific Reunion Class/Affinity throughout Reunion Weekend. Class Clerks assist with the daily logistics to provide an exceptional Reunion experience for alumni and their guests. This includes decorating and staging a specific Reunion Class/Affinity Headquarters, facilitate registering and checking in guests, and providing on-site event support. Reunion Class Clerks work schedules can range between 40 to 60 hours during Reunion week and weekend, including training time. Daytime and late evening shifts available, applicants must be flexible with timing during the six days of this position. Hours vary depending on the needs of the day.  Positive attitude and team orientation required. Please, refer directly to Workday job posting for complete details.

Reunion Head Clerk:

Reunion Head (Headquarter) Clerks are an integral part of Reunion preparation and execution. This position is responsible for assistance with logistics and resource coordination, training, and support of approximately 100 Reunion student employees working to provide an exceptional Reunion experience for alumni and their guests.  Head Clerks will support Reunion and CSYAP team operations through assistance with projects, programs, and resource coordination related to Reunion planning and implementation efforts. This includes support of written material and resource development, data organization and analysis, and on-site event support. Reunion Head Clerks work schedules can range between 50 to 70 hours during Reunion week and weekend, including training time. Daytime and late evening shifts available, applicants must be flexible with timing during the six days of this position. Hours vary depending on the needs of the day. Please, refer directly to Workday job posting for complete details.

What’s in it for me?

  • Starting pay of $15/hr. for Class Clerks and $16/hr. for Head Clerks. With free housing and meals if working during designated meal shift times.
  • Free housing on campus during Clerk training and Reunion Weekend.
  • Networking with alumni; attendees love to hear what student life is like today and will seek out conversation with clerks.
  • Opportunity for continued employment; this is an annual event, and we’d love to have you back for future Reunions during your time as an undergraduate Cornell student (with an hourly raise each summer, of course!)

Please apply if you:

  • Have no other obligations during from Monday June 3rd – Sunday June 9th, for Clerk training and Reunion Weekend.
  • Are currently a full-time Cornell student set to graduate 2024-2027.
  • Are committed to completing an I-9 form which requires physical documentation of a social security card or other documents.

Learn more:

  • Register for Reunion Clerk information session on April 9th and April 19th via Cornell Campus Groups.

I’m interested!

Applications are now open!

Reunion Class Clerk

Reunion Head Clerk

Have you been a Reunion Clerk before?  If so, please reach out to Jamie Hom.

Jamie Hom, Cornell AAD

Jamie Hom

Associate Director of Student Programs

607-255-3516

jlh478@cornell.edu

Other job opportunities

These important roles help make Reunion a success and are NOT limited to members of the Cornell community.

Van Driver

Pleasant, courteous drivers with strong interpersonal skills are needed to meet alumni and staff transportation needs from Thursday, June 6, through Sunday, June 9 (4 days only). Earn $15 per hour for 30-40 hours. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid US driver’s license and a safe driving record. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, be familiar with Cornell’s campus and the Ithaca community and have the ability to operate a seven-passenger minivan.

If hired, a brief online driver safety training will need to be completed and drivers will need to register with Cornell Fleet Services and complete a driver release form.

Learn more and apply today!

Cornell Student Reunion Van Driver

Internal to Cornell Reunion Van Driver

External to Cornell Reunion Van Driver

Questions? Contact Dana Hesson at dah392@cornell.edu.

Set-Up (Facilities) Worker

Reunion set-up workers needed Wednesday, June 5 through Sunday, June 9 (5 days only) to assist facilities team with Reunion behind the scenes work. Responsibilities include preparing grounds and facilities for events, adding and removing event supplies (tables, chairs, decorations, etc.), adding and removing tent walls, and assisting with clean up and minor repairs. Applicants must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Pay is $15 per hour for an average of 40-60 hours. Workdays are rain or shine. Daytime and late evening shifts available, applicants must be flexible with timing during the five days of this position. Hours vary depending on the needs of the day. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Positive attitude and team orientation required.

Learn more and apply today!

Cornell Student Reunion Set-Up Worker

Internal to Cornell Reunion Set Up Worker

External to Cornell Reunion Set Up Worker

Questions?  Contact Dana Hesson at dah392@cornell.edu.