Every employer is responsible for taking federal payroll taxes out of employee’s compensation for Social Security and Medicare. DCP is a qualified retirement plan and is the university equivalent to FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act). Students can be exempt from these taxes if they are registered for at least half-time (6 units at UCSD) AND … Continue reading Deductions to your paycheck over summer?
Due to summer break, there will be no new issues of The Triton Worker until next academic year, but we are still here for you! If you have any student employment related questions or concerns, feel free to contact us. Over the summer, check our Facebook page for jobs, tips and tricks, and other updates. Look … Continue reading We’re still here for you!
Christian E. Duran Fourth Year | Warren College | Psychology Major Academic Peer Adviser at the Computer Science and Engineering Department Before this job, I was rejected from the Wellness Peer Educator Program. I felt discouraged because if I couldn't get a position that was related closely to my major—I wondered if I was even … Continue reading Christian E. Duran | Student Spotlight
Throughout the week, hot jobs will be added to the new job board widget on our website. Make sure to check back often! If you don't find something you are looking for remember jobs are posted daily on Port Triton. If you are having trouble finding jobs you are interested in check out The Port … Continue reading Hot Jobs: Job Board Widget
Students graduating in the winter quarter may work up until March 29, 2017 (the day before spring quarter). This article originally appeared in the March 2017 Issue of the Triton Worker.
The Student Employment Office can answer questions regarding student employment on campus and federal work-study. Unfortunately we cannot offer legal tax advice, but we are happy to provide you with resources! Do I need to file a tax return? Check out the IRS’s tool to easily find out. Generally, dependents who make less than $6,300 … Continue reading Taxes are due April 18th
The Darcy and Robert Bingham Scholarship DEADLINE: Monday, February 6th 2017 This scholarship is awarded to outstanding UC San Diego student employees. These are one-year scholarships up to $2,000 awarded in 2017-2018. To apply students must work 15+ hours per week, be a full-time undergraduate, and be employed by UC San Diego in 2016-2017 and … Continue reading Scholarship Opportunity!
UCSD Payroll Office in collaboration with the Student Employment Office has determined that students with title code 4000 and above must either enroll in direct deposit with a financial institution of their choice OR they will be enrolled to receive their wages via ALINE ADP pay card. The ALINE ADP pay card provides a safe … Continue reading ALINE ADP Pay Card
Effective 1/1/17 the San Diego Living Wage was increased to $11.50 an hour. All UCSD students employed as Student Assistant 2 (title code: STDT 2) who were below this new minimum had their pay rate automatically adjusted by UCSD Payroll. This increase also affected the minimum rate for students employed in other Student title codes … Continue reading Minimum Wage Increase
Thank you to all who participated in our survey! We will be reviewing the feedback provided and taking into consideration your suggestions. If you would like to further discuss how The Triton Worker can improve, feel free to contact us. Winners were contacted by email on 1/31. This article originally appeared in the February 2017 … Continue reading Thank you!