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Guide for Supervisors of Student Employees

Student success is at the heart of our work at the University. Supervisors and colleagues of student employees have the opportunity to positively influence students’ academic success while at PSU and their professional success in the future.


This handbook is designed to support supervisors in effectively directing the work of student employees. It provides a ready reference and daily working guide for interacting with student employees, and includes policies, procedures, and practices to support student employees in their professional development.  All those who supervise or direct the work of students must do so consistently, in compliance with federal and state laws and the values and policies of the University. 

Student Employment Handbook

Additionally, the Office of Human Resources ( is here to support student employees and their supervisors throughout the employment experience.