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Cornell Catering is the premier catering service for Cornell University events.  From formal banquets for thousands, elegant weddings for hundreds, or dinners for a few, Cornell Catering wants you to be part of our student catering team.


Great Pay:  One of the best starting rates of pay on campus.

Flexible Scheduling:  You choose the days and times you can work from available shifts.

No Experience Necessary:  Experience is preferred, but not required.

Many Positions Available: Wait staff, bartenders and drivers, we have a position that fits your experience.


You can download our Cornell Catering Student Employment application PDF (Adobe Reader or other PDF viewer required), fill it out completely, save the document (in your files or on your desktop), and email it to

Non-Cornell Students:  Contact Matthew Johnson, Administrative Manager, at 607-255-9132 or email

If hired, you will be required to personally present your employment eligibility documentation before we can allow you to work.  The most common documents we see are a driver's license and a social security card (you will need both) or a U.S. passport.  You can also check with any dining location to see a complete list of acceptable documents and remember that only original documents can be accepted, no photo or faxed copies please.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We’re an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.