Employment

Working for Cornell Recreational Services is just plain fun.  We are one of the largest employers of students on campus, whether you want to work with the Cornell Fitness Centers (CFC) as a Fitness Monitor, Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer, or be a student official for Intramural Sports, or a Lifeguard at the pools, there are entry-level jobs available. 

We hire outgoing people with good communication skills who are friendly, professional, and willing to learn. Our employment period runs from August to May of each school year.

  • Intramural Sports - learn more about becoming an Intramurals Official.
  • Cornell Fitness Centers - learn more about working for the Cornell Fitness Centers. All CFC staff members receive a free CFC membership following the completion of basic staff training and meeting job requirements. For those with appropriate experience and credentials, CFC also hires Group Fitness Instructors, Student Coordinators and Personal Trainers.
  • Aquatics - there are two pools on Cornell's central campus. Apply to be a lifeguard.