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Updating MSU Surplus Store's Hours

Changing the way we do business, making it better for you! Sometimes you just need to change something. Things become outdated and, "we've always done it that way," is no longer a good reason. So we are changing the way we conduct our sales. Starting this week, you will now be able to buy any time our front door is [...]

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Now Hiring: Student Assistant for Online Book Listing -- THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

NOTE: This position has been filled and we are no longer accepting resumes. Thank you for your interest.The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center (SSRC) receives more than 250,000 lb. of books and printed material each year and our mission is to find the best use for them. One avenue is to make books available to the public [...]

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Now Hiring: Student Assistant for Online Book Listing -- THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Along with selling items on our physical sales floor, the MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center (SSRC) sells thousands of items each year through our online platforms including msusurplusstore.com, Amazon and eBay.  Each of these items is researched for identification and price comparisons, as well as being tested for functionality and condition.  Currently, the SSRC is [...]

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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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