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Campus recruiting

Get valuable work experience as you earn your degree

If you attend a local college, we may have a job for you. We're looking for full-time students who can work up to 20 hours per week during the academic year. During the summer and academic breaks students can work full-time, when work is available.

Students can apply for one of the following job categories:

Who can apply?

These are the minimum requirements across all college student positions. Please see the individual job links above for position-specific requirements.

  • Full-time student status (12 units undergrad/ 8 units graduate level)
  • Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 each year and each semester/quarter.
  • Attend a local public college or university (CSU-Sacramento, UC Davis, American River College, Sacramento City College, or Cosumnes River College). If you are not enrolled at a local college but your permanent residence is in SMUD's service area, you can apply for summer work.
  • No relatives working at SMUD

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SMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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