Multiple scam emails have been sent out to Allan Hancock College students over the past two weeks.
The email claims to be someone from UNICEF, offering a remote part-time job at $400 dollars a week.
School officials say the email appears to come from a student whose email has been hacked.
"The best thing you can do is always read things twice, take a step back," Allan Hancock College Director of Information Technology Services Andy Specht said. "Don't just click on a link if its in an email, don't just open up an attachment. Really stop see who the sender is from, ask yourself do I know who the sender is."
School officials say students who have received emails should contact the online help desk.
Students can also turn on the multi-factor authentication to prevent being hacked.