Thrive Center employs over 80 student employees as Peer Mentors and Student Assistants who clock over 2,500 hours of direct student contact throughout the year. We have a number of student staff positions available during the summer and the academic year.  Please review the list of job descriptions below to see which positions fit your interests and use the link at the bottom of the page to submit your application.





To be eligible for a position in the Thrive Center, you must have completed two semesters of coursework before spring 2020 AND you must currently have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher from the University of Arizona.  You are also expected to maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher through this semester (fall 2019) and during your employment with Thrive Center next semester. 

We prefer to hire students with federal work-study, but if you do not have work-study, or are not eligible to apply for federal financial aid, you may still be eligible to earn a position.



Student staff positions for Spring 2020 will post on November 1 and will be open for application until 11:59 p.m. on November 13, 2019.  Individual interviews may be scheduled from November 14 to November 22, 2019 with offers of employment in early December.

Interested in summer or fall jobs?

Student staff positions for Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020 - 2021 will be posted to Handshake in February 2020. Individual and group interviews will take place during March 2020, with offers of employment made in April 2020. Please check back for more details in February. We look forward to the possibility of you joining the Thrive Center team!



Our application process is simple.  Just answer the questions in our online application, and upload a resume complete your application.  Then hit submit.

For many students, this application will be their first time applying for work.  Excellent!  If you have never created a resume, the office of Student Engagement & Career Development offers a number of resources to help you get started.

You can submit your application materials using the link at the bottom of this page. 



After you apply, your application will be reviewed and you may be invited for an individual interview via email.  Please check your inbox regularly in order to respond in a timely manner.  Interviews will last for approximately 30 minutes each.

If you are invited to interview, we will provide you with additional details and guidelines to help you prepare.  Whether this is your first time interviewing or not, we highly recommend reviewing the resources available to you as a student through Student Engagement & Career Development



November 13, 2019          Applications must be submitted by the 11:59 p.m. (AZ time).

November 14-22, 2019     Individual interviews will be scheduled for this week.  You may be invited to sign up for one 20-minute session.

Early December 2019           Initial decisions sent via email.

Mid December 2019           Final decisions sent via email.





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