On-Campus Student Jobs

On-campus Search Tips

Many on-campus jobs are filled by word-of-mouth or in-house ads and may not appear on our listings. Contact any departments of interest directly. The following departments maintain their own web listings:

Tips for Applying

  • Consider your favorite retailers, services and organizations as potential employers.
  • Apply early to get a head-start on the competition
  • Write a resume and have it reviewed by Career Services
  • Prepare an outfit appropriate for an interview
225 NEBRASKA UNION 20 Minute Walk-ins | Hour Appointments through MyPLAN

On-campus Search Tips

Many on-campus jobs are filled by word-of-mouth or in-house ads and may not appear on our listings. Contact any departments of interest directly. The following departments maintain their own web listings:

Tips for Applying

  • Consider your favorite retailers, services and organizations as potential employers.
  • Apply early to get a head-start on the competition
  • Write a resume and have it reviewed by Career Services
  • Prepare an outfit appropriate for an interview
225 NEBRASKA UNION 20 Minute Walk-ins | Hour Appointments through MyPLAN

Student worker positions are only available to students who are enrolled, regularly attending classes at, and working for the university as a form of merit-based student financial assistance provided through the university. Employment in student worker positions will not be covered by any program of unemployment insurance.

Jobs updated Friday, February 5, 2016

Student Worker – Classroom assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Engineering
The College of Engineering is currently seeking students to be classroom assistants for a freshman level course, Engineering 100: Interpersonal Skills for Engineering Leaders for the 2016-2017 academic year. We are looking for students who will take initiative and are interested in strengthening their leadership, professional, and teaching skills. Successful applicants will possess a strong academic and student involvement record, have an interest in mentoring and leading freshman engineering students, and hold excellent interpersonal communication skills and abilities. General duties include leading small group activities and classroom discussions, assisting with grading and the development of lesson plans, coordinating the administration of the service-learning project, and other duties as required. Must be available for weekly meetings which occur on Tuesday nights from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Must be available for the 2016-2017 academic year. Minimum Qualifications: At least sophomore standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Successfully completed ALEC 102 or ENGR 100 with a grade of A or higher. Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching, group facilitation, tutoring or mentoring experience preferred. Engineering majors preferred. TO APPLY: Complete online application at http://engineering.unl.edu/engr-100-application/ A resume may be submitted as a supplemental but not as a replacement to the questions in the online application. If not able to commit to a full academic year please contact Dr. Carmen Zafft at czafft2@unl.edu to discuss your options.


Coder - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Arts & Sciences
Are you looking for experience in a research project? Help with an NSF funded research project is needed for up to 40 hours. The study involves coding question and screen characteristics from a web survey. Work will start immediately. Pay is $9:00 per hour. Schedules are flexible. TO APPLY: Interested people should contact Dr. Antje Kirchner (antje.kirchner@unl.edu; 402-472-7768) or Dr. Leen-Kiat Soh (lksoh@cse.unl.edu; 402-472-6738)


UNL Dairy Store Team Member - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Dairy Store
SUMMARY: Under supervision of Dairy Store interns and manager, a qualified Dairy Store Team Member assists in the prep and serving of food, cashier tasks, ice cream procedures, and cleaning of food equipment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other related duties may be assigned. Washes and cleans equipment, food preparation areas and lobby tables, while maintaining the highest possible standards of sanitation. Operates all food preparation equipment in a safe manner. Operates cash register/cash box and makes change. Serves and prepares, as needed, all food required in the food services program. Cooperates and communicates with other staff, customers, and management to promote a positive store climate. Uses cleaning chemicals and supplies in accordance with specified safety protocols. Prepares ice cream and/or cheese orders as needed for customers. Scoops and serves ice cream in a positive and friendly manner. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a university student that demonstrates the highest of work ethic and self-accountability. High school diploma or equivalent. TO APPLY: Pick up an application in the Dairy Store, or print off a copy and turn in to the Dairy Store counter in-person.


Infrastructure Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS is currently seeking an Infrastructure Assistant. Primary duties include assisting the Infrastructure team on daily tasks and projects helping to maintain campus’ communication rooms, certifying/labeling data jacks, working on network data connection activation, and troubleshooting incoming tickets. QUALIFICATIONS: Reasonably flexible and hard-working, detail-oriented. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. PAY/HOURS: $10/hr. Up to 20hrs/week during the academic year. Summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply online at https://its-src.unl.edu/apply.


Communications Student Intern - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Nebraska Transportation Center
Undergraduate or graduate student wanted to assist with the development and execution of marketing, outreach, and media relations program for transportation engineering research facility; working knowledge of DSLR and video cameras, graphic design principles, and social media savviness (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) is required. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, social media outlets, photo and video editing software necessary. This position will work with Assistant Director of Operations, and Graphic Designer to design brochures, website graphics and assist with the center’s communication and research result dissemination efforts. Other duties may include: email marketing campaigns, collaboration on social media postings, research advertising, video development, and/or news releases. Entry Level Graphic Design Course Required; Intermediate Level Graphic Design Course Preferred. Beginning base wage is $9.5 -$11/hour depending upon year in school and experience. The position is for 10-20 hours/week and very flexible scheduling is available. Come join our team and enjoy a great work atmosphere and learn skills to benefit any career path. Position to start immediately. TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter and a copy of your unofficial transcript to lthanday@unl.edu.


Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film Student Worker
Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film
The Carson School of Theatre and Film is seeking a Work-Study employee to work on organizing and digitizing the department's theatre production archive materials (e.g. photos and production programs). Work on this project will involve scanning documents, managing digital files, and carefully sorting physical archive materials. The goal of this project is to preserve and make the department’s production history available through the Library’s digital image collection. Students who apply need to be available to work 8-10 hours per week during Carson School office hours, 7:30am-4:00pm. Successful candidates will be responsible, self-motivated, and have strong organizational and computer skills. This position will be active through spring 2016 and likely carryover into the fall semesters. TO APPLY: Interested applicants should email a resume’ to Chris Shonka at shonka.thtr@unl.edu."


Laboratory Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Center for Plant Science Innovation
The Sally Mackenzie Laboratory is looking for a dependable, enthusiastic undergraduate student to work around 15 hours per week during the school year and over the summer. The student will be helping mainly with the greenhouse work of caring, managing and collecting phenotypic data of plant research material. The student may also be helping with molecular biology and genetics experiments in the laboratory. Position requires student to be analytical and precise, and to have good hand-eye coordination. Prefer a student with some biological background. Training will be provided. Wages will be $9.00 per hour. TO APPLY: Submit resume and inquiries to ywamboldt2@unl.edu.


Sewing Technicians - CITY CAMPUS
Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film
Need Sewing Technicians to assist with the construction of costumes for University Theatre productions. Sewing experience necessary. 5-20 hours per week. $9.00/hr. Position to begin ASAP. TO APPLY: Email Lily Hershey at lhershey3@unl.edu.


Student Life Complex Tutors - SPRING SEMESTER POSITIONS- CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Life Center
The Student Life Complex is now accepting applications for tutorial positions! Tutors set their own availability and hours will vary based on courses/availability. Though we are currently accepting applications for ALL courses, here are a few specifics we are hoping to cover! BLAW 372 CHEM 252 CRIM 211 CRIM 450 CSCE 155E GEOL 120 JOMC 486 MECH 373 MNGT 301 PSYC 265 SCMS 331 SLPA 202 SOCI 206 SOCI 217 SOCI 309 SOCI 311 SOCI 454 PAY: Undergraduate pay is $9.00 an hour. REQUIREMENTS: We require all tutors to be at least Junior standing at UNL with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. We also hire graduate students! Tutors are eligible to tutor any course in which they received an A- or higher or prerequisites for those courses (ie: if you got an A- in MATH 104, you could also tutor MATH 101 or MATH 100A if interested). TO APPLY: Please complete the attached application, listing any and all courses you'd be interested in tutoring, and email it to Andrea Einspahr at aeinspahr@huskers.com. Please include a PDF of your unofficial transcript. To access the application, login to Husker Hire Link http://www.unl.edu/careers.


Engineering Research Assistant / Internship - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Get paid while earning your undergraduate degree. Gain valuable experience for your career. Work on exciting research projects. Assist MwRSF's full-time engineers and professors in researching all aspects of highway design and safety along with safety performance evaluations of various roadside appurtenances, developing new and innovative design concepts and technologies in the area of highway, roadside, and race track safety. May perform the following tasks: (1) Laboratory/Full-Scale Testing Support, Documentation, and Technical Writing, (2) Computer-Aided Drafting (Solidworks, AutoCAD), (3) Video Electronic Transfer, (4) High-Speed Video Analysis, (5) Archiving of Test Data and Results, (6) Miscellaneous PC Tasks and Web Page Support, and (7) Simple Engineering Analysis and Design. HOURS: Minimum 10 hours during school semester, 40 hours during summers. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be an undergraduate student at UNL. Prefer Civil Engineering or Mechanical & Materials Engineering or Construction Management majors, but others will be considered. Must be PC literate and have experience with Microsoft Office. Prefer experience with computer-aided drafting software. Must be self-motivated, dependable, and capable of working independently as well as on a team. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript generated from MyRed to Ms. Karla Lechtenberg (kpolivka2@unl.edu)


Indoor Soccer Officials
UNL Campus Recreation
Hiring Intramural Sports Officials for Indoor Soccer. Current UNL Students. $9.00/hour, 2-15 hours/week. TO APPLY: Please attend the training meeting on Wednesday, January 27, at 7:30 Campus Recreation Center.


Customer Service Rep., Huskertech - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS is currently seeking a Customer Service Representative for Huskertech. Primary duties include providing customer support in the UNL Computer & Phone Shop including, but not limited to, assisting with purchases, returns, and product or service inquiries. QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent customer service skills, sales, data entry, billing, technical assistance, special projects, deliveries and advertising experience. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. PAY/HOURS: $10/hr. Up to 29hrs/week during the academic year. Summer availability preferred. TO APPLY: Apply online at https://its-src.unl.edu/apply.


IT Assistant - CITY & EAST CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS is currently seeking a Tier 1 IT Assistant. Primary duties include providing technical support to students and faculty/staff by email, phone, support tickets, or in person; including troubleshooting problems with software, operating systems, computer hardware, and network connections. QUALIFICATIONS: Highly motivated and driven to provide excellent customer service, ability to maintain a broad and continually evolving knowledge of technology, policies, procedures, and end user education. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. PAY/HOURS: $10/hr. Up to 20hrs/week during the academic year. Summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply online at https://its-src.unl.edu/apply.


Broomball Sports Officials
UNL Campus Recreation
Hiring Intramural Sports Officials for Broomball. Current UNL Students. Pay is $9.00 per hour, 2-15 hrs per week. TO APPLY: Please attend the training meeting on January 13 at 6:30 at Campus Recreation.


Student Tutor (varied subjects) - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Support Services
To assist Student Support Services’ students in learning course material and developing study skills so that they may achieve satisfactory performance in a course. Responsibilities: 1. Meet with assigned student tutees on a regular basis. During tutoring sessions, tutors will determine tutorial objectives, prepare learning activities, and help tutees enhance their understanding of concepts and skills required by the course. 2. Complete tutee/tutor evaluations at the end of four-week periods for each tutee. The evaluation includes your assessment of the effectiveness of the tutoring sessions (e.g. tutee’s course grade, attendance, comprehension of material). 3. Submit time sheets weekly to the Tutoring Coordinator documenting session date, and time with tutor’s and tutee’s signatures. 4. Attend tutor training and workshops, mandatory attendance to continue employment. 5. Inform the Tutoring Coordinator of any worrisome academic or personal problems of tutees so that appropriate action or referral can be made. We are seeking tutors for all courses. QUALIFICATIONS: •Tutors must be UNL undergraduate or graduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. •Tutors must be strongly committed to learning and must be sensitive to the individual problems of a wide range of students. •Tutors need strong interpersonal communication skills in order to express ideas clearly to under prepared students. PAY/HOURS: $8.00/hour for approximately 20 hours/week (this number will vary). TO APPLY: Applications can be found online at http://www.unl.edu/trio/sss/tutors.shtml or in person at 220 Canfield Administration Building. Applications must be printed and turned in to the Student Support Services office.


Communications Assistant
UNL Nebraska Forest Service
The Communications Assistant is a part-time position with an office located in Forestry Hall (adjacent to East Campus Union). The successful candidate will assist or lead a variety of digital and print projects aimed at increasing public awareness of the Nebraska Forest Service’s (NFS) programs, publications, initiatives, etc. The successful applicant should expect to work 10-15 hours per week and establish a set schedule of when s/he will be in the NFS office. This position is one of two student workers that reports to the Communications Specialist.


Communications Assistant - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Nebraska Forest Service
The Communications Assistant is a part-time position with an office located in Forestry Hall (adjacent to East Campus Union). The successful candidate will assist or lead a variety of digital and print projects aimed at increasing public awareness of the Nebraska Forest Service’s (NFS) programs, publications, initiatives, etc. The successful applicant should expect to work 10-15 hours per week and establish a set schedule of when s/he will be in the NFS office. This position is one of two student workers that reports to the Communications Specialist. Summary of Duties: • Develop print and digital publications related to NFS programs or outreach initiatives. • Utilize Drupal content management system to edit or create NFS pages. • Maintain social media presence according to NFS communications strategy. • Create standardized template documents for use by NFS staff. (press releases, PowerPoint presentations, event announcements, newsletters, etc.) • Assist as needed on projects related to the organization’s communications strategy. • Conduct research as needed for projects related to the organization’s communications strategy. • Attend check-ins for new assignments and an evaluation of ongoing projects. $10.00 hour. TO APPLY: Please submit resume to trees@unl.edu


Landscape Services CITY & EAST CAMPUS
UNL Landscape Services
Work Study and Student Workers-City and East Campus Work Study and Student workers are needed at Landscape Services. We have positions available on both City & East Campuses. Starting wage is $9.00 per hour. Our normal work schedule is 7:00 am-3:30 pm, M-F. Job entails all aspects of Landscape Maintenance. A valid driver’s license is required and you must have at least 7 points remaining of 12 points on your driving record to be eligible for employment. You must be at least 18 years old. TO APPLY: Applications are available online http://fmo.unl.edu/landscape-services/student-employment, at the City Campus Office, 1309 N. 17th St. or at the East Campus Office, East Campus Loop (north of Tractor Test). If you have questions call Susan Budler (472-1229) or e-mail at sbudler1@unl.edu.


Basketball Officials for Intramural Sports - PRIMARILY CITY CAMPUS
UNL Campus Recreation
Basketball Officials for Intramural Sports. Current UNL Students. Pay is $9.00/hour. TO APPLY: Attend these meeting/training dates to become an official: * Wednesday, January 13 - 7:30pm Campus Recreation Center * Thursday, January 14 - 7:30pm Campus Recreation Center * Wednesday, January 20 - 7:30pm Campus Recreation Center* Thursday, January 21 - 7:30pm Campus Recreation.