Student Employment

We have a variety of ongoing student employment opportunities at the ISU Book Store; all serving the campus and the community.
Once your application is submitted someone from the ISU Book Store will be in contact with you soon.

Apply to work with MU Store Team   Apply to work with Events Team

Seasonal / Temporary Employment

Seasonal Crew

Students and non-students are eligible to work as a seasonal employee during the back to school seasons in textbooks or cashiering and choose to work in clothing & gifts, textbooks, arts & supplies, technology, service center, e-commerce or logistics.
You must be available 1-2 weeks before the start of classes and 2-3 weeks after the start of classes.

Please contact Donna Urquhart if you are interested in working with us seasonally:

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Donna Urquhart

Sales Supervisor

Event Crew

Students and non-students are eligible to work with the State Fair Event Crew!
You must be interviewed and hired by early August to be available for the new employee orientation and training. You must be available to work during the legendary Iowa State Fair and be able to work one of the following complete shift times: 7:15 am - 3:30 pm, or 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm.

Please contact Valerie Willcox if you are interested in working at the State Fair:

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Valerie Willcox

Marketing & Event Coordinator

Full-Time Employment

Full-time career openings at the Iowa State University Book Store will be posted on the Iowa State University Human Resources Employment Opportunities website.

University Non-discrimination Statement

Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries  regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to Office of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515 294-7612, email