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Interested in working with Campus Dining Services? Complete the online application form, and we will be in touch about the specific opportunities. If you still have questions, email [email protected]

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Joining Our Dynamic Team

Campus Dining employs approximately 1,500 people, including about 1,100 students each year, across 27 restaurants and markets throughout Cal Poly. The dynamic and fast-paced work includes a high volume of transactions and large production. It takes a ton of energy and a sturdy pair of shoes to serve 20,000 guests every day.

Campus Dining is a part of the Cal Poly Corporation, a self-supporting nonprofit created to support the university in its academic mission. Feeding the campus is a very important part of that mission. Campus Dining’s role is to make sure students get the food and nourishment they need to succeed in the classroom, lab, playing field and life. We do this by providing delicious, nutrient dense food and friendly service.

We know happy employees make happy customers. So we strive to maintain an environment where employees enjoy coming to work every day.

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The Opportunities Available

Campus Dining offers employment opportunities across our departments including:

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The Kind of People We are Seeking

Campus Dining seeks the most qualified individual to fill each job opening. We also look for people who have flexibility in their schedules. Campus Dining hours are varied and support the university’s academic calendar. There are some jobs available during academic breaks. Campus Dining is a great place for students to work, as well as retirees and other non-students seeking part-time opportunities (who we call intermittent employees).

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The benefits of working with us

Working at Campus Dining offers flexible hours at locations throughout Cal Poly. Students can work up to 20 hours a week on campus, saving lots of time for class, studying and life. We understand that everyone's time is valuable and are happy to work with you to create a reasonable and flexible schedule. Other benefits include:

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Free Meals

Free meals with each shift of five hours or more, or 50 percent off with each shorter shift. Not only does Campus Dining pay for your hard work, we also want to make sure that you are eating well.

Competitive Pay and Advancement

Pay ranges $13 - $14 an hour and get paid Every 2 weeks!

Opportunity for Advancement

Potential to earn raises for each year worked and develop your leadership skills by becoming a student leader.

Build Your Resume

Build your resume and develop professional skills for your future career.

Flexible Dress Code

Free uniform shirt/apron/cap but some flexibility to show some personal flair at work.

Fun and Social Work Environment

Opportunity to meet a cross section of the Cal Poly community.

Convenient Locations

With 27 locations across campus, you will always be close to home or class.

No Experience Necessary

Build your resume and develop professional skills for your future career.

Other Perks

Make money during breaks in your class schedule and support your studies and overall college experience.

Regular-Benefited Staff Employment Opportunities

To view job postings and/or apply for any regular-benefited position at Campus Dining, please visit the Cal Poly Corporation Employment Opportunities website at Only job seekers who complete an application online will be considered for employment. The Cal Poly Corporation offers generous benefits including paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a retirement program.

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