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Now Hiring: Student Assistant for Book Department Processing - THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

UPDATE: This position has been filled and we are no longer accepting resumes for it. Thank you for your interest. The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center has a job opening in the Book Department for a student assistant in book processing.  The ideal applicant loves used books, and is committed to getting them in the [...]

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Now Hiring: Bike Mechanic

The MSU Bikes Service Center, Michigan State University’s own bike shop, is seeking a part-time mechanic to assist with in-shop and mobile repairs. This is a part-time position approximating 19 hours a week.The MSU Bikes Service Center is located at 434 Farm Lane, Rm. B10 and provides bicycle sales, rentals and repairs to the MSU [...]

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Now Hiring: Calling All Book Lovers -- Position Filled but Watch for New Job Openings in the Book Department

Update: The book assistant position has been filled. However, see other job openings in the SSRC Book Department. Attention book lovers, turn your passion into a part-time job! The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center (SSRC) has a unique job opening for a book department assistant to oversee the processing, marketing and sales of books and media. If you’ve [...]

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Get Paid to Ride a Bike! -- Position Filled, but Please See Above for the Open Position of Bike Mechanic

Update: The Recycling Bike Route Student Assistant position has been filled, but see above for an opening for a Bike Mechanic. If riding a bike around MSU's beautiful campus while diverting waste sounds ideal to you, we may have your dream job. The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center has an opening for a Recycling [...]

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Breslin Center Practice Floor - Update 7/24

Due to the amount of interest in the remaining 160 sections of flooring from the practice basketball courts at Breslin Center there will be a random drawing of names for the right to purchase a single section at $20. Registration for the drawing begins Monday, July 24 and ends Monday, July 31 at 11:59 p.m. [...]

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MSU Surplus Book Sale - Day 2

Day 1 of the sale went amazing! Many people came out and bought thousands of books despite the weather. The sale will continue Monday from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm, and Tuesday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm! There's still plenty to buy, so come on out and get a bunch of books for [...]

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Featured Markdown Auction Book: Lone Ranger Collection by Fran Striker (1939-1949)

With less than 24 hours to go, we're still rolling out books, most at $2 and under. But as previously mentioned we're making some of our more collectible books available in our Markdown Auction. For an explanation of the Markdown Auction, please see our earlier blog post. We're excited about all of our Markdown Auction [...]

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Featured Markdown Auction Book: Memorials of the Grand River Valley by Franklin Everett (1878)

The tables are full of books, the signs and maps are being printed and we're getting really excited about the 2nd Annual Book Sale this Saturday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As mentioned earlier, one new twist we're adding is the opportunity to bid on some of our more collectible books, or [...]

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Featured Markdown Auction Book: History of Wayne County and the City of Detroit, Michigan, Volumes I-V.

With the MSU Surplus Store Book Sale only a few days away, we're excited to feature another item available in our Markdown Auction. For an explanation of the Markdown Auction, please see our earlier blog post.A five-volume set of the 1930 edition of the History of Wayne County and the City of Detroit Michigan, edited by Clarence and [...]

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Featured Markdown Auction Book: To Beg I am Ashamed

To make the MSU Surplus Store Book Sale this coming Saturday, July 22, even more interesting for our book-loving customers, we will be auctioning off between 10-15 high-value books. For an explanation of the Markdown Auction, please see our earlier blog post.  One of the books available for auction is this controversial title. To Beg I [...]

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