The chemistry department employs a number of lab aides and clerical aides. These positions are only open to registered City College students. Clerical aides must be eligible for federal Work-Study funding. Contact the Financial Aid Office for further information.

Job Positions

Clerical Aides

Clerical aides do routine photocopying, filing, typing, and similar assignments, and they assist in monitoring the chemistry computer studio. Clerical aides should be able to type and should be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Lab Aides

Lab aides need not be eligible for financial aid, but must have taken at least one chemistry class at CCSF. Lab aides prepare solutions and equipment for chemistry labs, and they assist in the routine maintenance of the labs (cleaning, safety checks, etc.) No lab experience is necessary beyond the chemistry coursework.

For information about these specific employment areas, contact Doug Love, Chemistry Department Storeroom Manager, at 415-239-3210 or by email at


Tutors are not directly employed by the chemistry department, but students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in one or more of our courses may be hired by the Learning Assistance Center (LAC).

For other opportunities, check out additional information at the Office of On-Campus Student Employment.