Social Jobs For Students

The new academic year comes with new job opportunities for students. If you are someone who likes to help others you may be perfect for a Student Ambassador position. They represent the college in a variety of ways including:

  • Giving campus tours to prospective students and their families.
  • Giving campus tours to high-level visitors, such as the SUNY Chancellor.
  • Participating in student panels for various events including orientation and OCC Advantage outreach to area high schools.

Student Ambassador is not a work-study position. Rate of pay is $11.10 an hour.

Anyone interested should contact the Office of Student Recruitment at, or (315) 498-2221.

Director of Student Recruitment Dana Acee (left) and Digital Marketing Specialist Zach Snyder (right) are looking for students to work for them. They are pictured on the OCC campus with the statue “Herculium” in front of the Whitney Applied Technology Center.

If you love social media there are some exciting opportunities. The Department of Marketing & New Media is looking for Social Media Reporters and Social Media Ambassadors. A Social Media Reporter helps create content for OCC social media channels, runs the official OnondagaCC Snapchat account, helps with social media contests and provides feedback on strategic marketing. Social Media Reporters often have the opportunity to get involved in other interesting projects as well. If you enjoy social media and are comfortable speaking with fellow students this could be for you! Average time commitment is 5 to 8 hours a week. The rate of pay is $11.10 an hour. This is for work-study students. If you are not a work-study student, the Social Media Ambassador position may be exactly what you’re looking for. Students will receive rewards for posting about OCC to their personal social media accounts. The rate of pay is $11.10 an hour.

Students can apply for either of the social media opportunities on Purple Briefcase, by visiting, or by emailing Digital Marketing Specialist Zach Snyder at

These exciting job opportunities are the subject of our podcast, “Higher Ed News You Can Use From Onondaga Community College.” You can listen to the podcast by clicking on this link. Enjoy the podcast!

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