Type of Appointment Process and Forms Resources
To Hire a Student
- Must be registered student
- Student must pay registration fees for each quarter he/she is working (Spring fees if working Summer).
- Students from any UC location are eligible to work as long as registration fees are paid for each quarter.


Student employees:
– Are only eligible for student health benefits.
- Earn sick and holiday pay only if working above 50%.

• Call (858) 534-0233 to discuss the work-study or non-work study position and pay rate for each vacancy listing. Information about pay range and classification for student positions can be found here. Please note that the Assistant IV classification is not used in the Psychiatry Department.
• Complete the Student Vacancy Listing Form.
• Return completed form to Thien-Chi at t6vu@ucsd.edu or fax to (858) 822-0014
• Conduct interviews when referrals are received.
• Choose the top candidates.
• Call (858) 534-0233 for verification of eligibility.
• Make the offer to the student.
• If the offer is accepted, call (858) 534-0233 to notify Psychiatry HR of the candidate selected and have him/her schedule an appointment for the weekly New-Hire Orientation.
• If the supervisor already has a registered student in mind for the position, include the candidate’s full name and social security number in the "Qualifications" section of the Student Vacancy Listing Form.


University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0603 La Jolla, CA 92037-0603
Telephone: (858) 534-3684, Fax: (858) 534-7653, Electronic Mail: psychiatry@ucsd.edu