Student Hourly Employment


This page is intended to help both students who want to work as hourly employees for EECS and their supervisors.

Supervisors: Be sure that your student hourly employees are entering their hours online accurately by no later than noon on Mondays (or by 10 a.m. on Tuesday if Monday is a holiday).

Hourly Student Employees: Please read the following and then ask questions!

Pay rates for EECS standard hourly jobs: TA, Course/Lab Assistant, Tutor, Grader, Tour Guide, Tutor, General Helper:

EECS standard hourly rates
HOURLY RATES Freshman/Sophomore Junior/Senior Graduate
Undergraduate TA $25.00 $25.00 -
Course/Lab Assistant $17.00 $17.00 $17.00
Tutoring Program $17.00 $17.00 $17.00
Problem Grader $13.00 $14.00 $15.00
UG Tour Guide $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
General Helper $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

When you are hired, it will be your responsibility to fill out the EECS Student Employment Approval Form (pdf), have it signed by your supervisor, and return it to Dan Vongphayboun in EECS headquarters room 38-459. (These forms are also available at 38-459).

Please note that you must be a registered student at MIT and have an I-9 form completed with the  Atlas Service Center, before you can start any hourly position. You will be entered into the online database student payroll system (provided that you are a registered student and have completed your I-9).

Once you are signed up for hourly employment in EECS, you should check that this job shows up online. Go to WebSIS, where you can enter hours. For instructions, see this online SAP/HR-Payroll Time Entry Quick Reference.

NOTE: Do not exit the SapWebss page by clicking on the "x" in the upper right. Instead, click on the "home" link in the upper right. Otherwise, there is a half-hour delay for the admin to approve your hours!

UROP: Submit a UROP form online at  When you have been approved, if you are directed to EECS headquarters to be signed up for work, please contact Dan Vongphayboun,

For on-campus work, international students should visit