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 Thursday, July 2, 2015

Student Office Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics is seeking a student for part-time work. Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program eligible for the 2015-16 academic year is preferred. Duties will include receptionist, copying, filing, mailings, shredding, recycling, mail deliveries on campus and special projects as assigned. Experience with Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred. Prior customer service (desk/phone) experience also preferred. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are required. 10-12 hours per week needed mainly to help during the hours of 10:00 to 2:00 PM Monday-Friday, with the possibility of additional hours. SALARY: $9.00/hour. TO APPLY: Application can be found at http://www.math.unl.edu/department/jobs/or picked up in 203 Avery Hall. Return application by email to tdanaher1@unl.edu using “Student Worker Application” in the subject line or return it to 203 Avery Hall. APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 28, 2015.


Agronomy Research Assistant Student Worker - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Agronomy and Horticulture
The Variety Testing Program in the Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture is looking for a responsible and dependable student worker to assist with: • Planting and harvesting test plots of corn, soybeans, and wheat • Package, sort, and treat seeds to be used in the test plots • Grain quality analysis including protein and oil content using an NIR machine • Monitor and maintain test plots for growth, development, weed control, and other parameters. • Machinery upkeep and maintenance Requirements: • Available to work ~20 hrs per week (possibly more during peak season) • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally (seed bags) • Ability to perform physical labor (walking, lifting, sitting) for extended periods of time • Able to work in sometimes hot/dusty conditions • Student will be expected to abide by all established safety protocols Benefits: • Gain firsthand knowledge about agronomy research • Flexible hours (able to take summer classes) • Potential to continue working during the regular fall/spring semesters. A background or interest in agronomy, range science, soil science, natural resources, or any type of agriculture is helpful. Necessary training will be provided. Computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products may be helpful. This position is ideal to any undergraduate student looking to gain experience in agriculture research. TO APPLY: We are looking to hire ASAP! If you are interested in this position please contact Neal Mattox at nmattox2@unl.edu for more information. Please include a resume and any other relevant information. You may also submit your resume through Husker Hire Link. For assistance with Husker Hire Link, please visit the Career Services resource center in room 225 of the Nebraska Union.


Dining Service Student Employee - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Harper-Schramm-Smith-Village Dining Service
Job Description & Qualifications: Earn extra income while on campus, make friends, have fun and learn something by being a campus Dining Services employee. We offer flexible hours to fit your class schedule, and the benefit of working “close to home.” A Dining Service Student Employee provides information, superior customer service, and a clean and welcoming environment to students, staff, faculty and guests. We welcome work study students. TO APPLY: If you are interested in the working for Harper Dining Services, please contact: Barb McCain, 402.472.1071, bmccain1@unl.edu for an application. For assistance with Husker Hire Link, please visit the Career Services Resource Center in Room #225 of the Nebraska Union.


Dishwasher - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Children's Center
Work at the UNL Children's Center. Employee will gather dishes from the classrooms and be responsible for washing in an industrial machine. The morning dishwasher will also be responsible for setting up the dish cart for the lunchtime meal. Work area will need to be cleaned by dishwasher at the end of every shift. Trash and recycling will be taken out by dishwasher as well. Must be a student at UNL. Must be a self-starter who can work on own in a timely manner in a fast paced environment. PAY/HOURS: $8.00/hour. Hours will be Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9-12:30 or 12:30-5:30; Tuesday/Thursday 9-12:30 or 12:30-5:30. Hours worked per week will vary based on the shift taken. TO APPLY: Send email indicating interest and availability to unlchildrenscenter@unl.edu.


Student Worker Education Abroad - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Education Abroad
Position open until filled. Employment to start in fall semester with possible summer hours for training. Ideal candidates will be available to work with the department for a minimum of one year. The Education Abroad Student Worker will assist the Education Abroad Administrative Technician with basic office duties such as front desk (answering the phone, greeting office visitors), sorting mail and making deliveries, scanning, copying, filing, scheduling appointments, office and library maintenance, working with "MyWorld" online portal, and assisting with special projects and other duties as assigned. 10-12 hours per week; pay $8.00 per hour. -Responsible, effective communicator with excellent customer service, organizational, and writing skills with the ability to follow directions. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel). - Sharp eye for detail. - Possess the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced office environment. - Prior customer service (desk/phone) experience preferred. - Experience in Adobe InDesign or other design program preferred. - Prior study abroad experience strongly preferred. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://go.unl.edu/studentworkerapp and email BOTH application and resume to Danae Schufeldt at dschufeldt2@unl.edu.


Internet & Interactive Media Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL UComm/IS Internet and Interactive Media
UNL Internet and Interactive Media (iim.unl.edu), a partnership of University Communications and Information Technology Services, is looking for student workers with abilities in both design and development (both front end and back end technologies such as HTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL). You will work on designing websites and making them mobile-first, responsive, valid and accessible. You will also have the opportunity to improve custom web applications that power the university. PAY/HOURS: We can offer up to 20 hours/week, at $10.00-12.00/hour depending on experience and demonstrated technical and/or design skills. TO APPLY: Students should send an email to clewis25@unl.edu with their resume and a brief letter of interest. Please contact him with questions, or stop by the IIM office at 420 University Terrace.


Student Life Complex Tutors - SUMMER & FALL 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. Currently accepting applications for Summer & Fall 2015 for ALL classes. Here are just a few of the specific needs we are looking to fill for the upcoming semesters: Fall Semester • ACCT 409 • ACCT 410 • ACCT 412 • AECN 141 • AGRI 103 • AGRO 131 • AGRO 153 • BIOS 111 • BIOS 205 • BIOS 402 • BIOS 419 • BIOS 485 • BLAW 300 • BLAW 371 • BLAW 372 • BSEN 460 • CHEM 251 • CHEM 263 • CIVE 341 • COMM 101 • COMM 201 • CRIM 203 • CRIM 211 • CRIM 221 • CRIM 251 • CRIM 335 • CRIM 351 • CRIM 403 • CRIM 455 • CRIM 476 • CRIM 477 • CSCE 361 • CYAF 333 • ECON 211 • ECON 212 • ECON 215 • ECON 440 • ECON 458 • ECON 472 • EDPS 459 • ELEC 486 • ENSC 110 • ENTO 115 • ENTO 116 • ENVR 201 • FINA 260 • FINA 361 • FINA 382 • FINA 461 • FREN 301 • GEOG 155 • GERO 307 • HIST 304 • HIST 342 • JGEN 300 • JOMC 101 • JOMC 486 • JOUR 302 • JOUR 304 • LIFE 121 • MATH 101 • MATH 102 • MATH 104 • MATH 106 • MATH 107 • MATH 203 • MATH 302 • MNGT 301 • MNGT 311 • MNGT 411 • MRKT 345 • MRKT 347 • MRKT 426 • MRKT 453 • MUNM 387 • NUTR 150 • NUTR 244 • NUTR 253 • NUTR 486 • POLS 334 • PSYC 350 • RELG 216 • SCMS 346 • SOCI 474 • SOIL 153 • STAT 218 • TEAC 330 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. 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.


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 $8.75 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 or at the City Campus Office, 1309 N. 17th St If you have questions call Susan Budler (472-1229) or e-mail at sbudler1@unl.edu.


Campus Tour Guide - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Academic Services and Enrollment Management
Be a part of the Office of Admissions Tour Guide Team! Job Description: The Office of Admissions is looking for upper-class students (sophomores - juniors) with leadership experience to join our team. As a tour guide, you will host prospective students and families visiting campus, provide event support and highlight the amazing academic and campus life at UNL. Qualifications/Duties: •Efficient time management skills and attention to detail •Excellent interpersonal communication including large group and one-on-one visits •Reliable and ability to display commitment to the role of a campus representative •Enthusiasm for UNL Hours: Employees can expect to work approximately 8 -15 hours/week Tour guides must be available to work the following hours Monday through Friday: •9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. •11:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (lunch included) •1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. There are also occasional Saturday and special event opportunities that tour guides will be asked to provide assistance. If you have additional questions, contact Georgia Gleason at ggleason2@unl.edu. Please apply on-line at: http://admissions.unl.edu/connect/student-jobs.aspx


Civil Engineering Graduate Research Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Get paid while earning your Master's degree. Gain valuable experience for your career. Work on exciting research projects. Learn valuable skills that will be tailored to your interests, such as structures. Assist 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. HOURS: 20 hours during school semester, 40 hours during summers. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be admitted to or applying to graduate school at UNL. Must be seeking a Civil Engineering graduate degree. Minimum GPA required. Candidate must be PC literate and have experience with Microsoft Office. Candidate is expected to be self-motivated, capable of working independently, and highly responsible. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and transcript (it may be an unofficial transcript) to Dr. Ronald Faller, P.E., rfaller1@unl.edu For more information and questions, contact: Dr. Ronald Faller, P.E. Research Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Director, MwRSF rfaller1@unl.edu


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. 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)


Mechanical & Materials Engineering Graduate Research Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Get paid while earning your Master's degree. Gain valuable experience for your career. Work on exciting research projects. Learn valuable skills that will be tailored to your interests, including dynamic analysis of vehicle impacts with structures; finite element analysis; material testing; and many other areas. Assist 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. HOURS: 20 hours during school semester, 40 hours during summers. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be admitted to or applying to graduate school at UNL. Must be seeking a Mechanical & Materials Engineering graduate degree. Minimum GPA required. Candidate must be PC literate and have experience with Microsoft Office. Candidate is expected to be self-motivated, capable of working independently, and highly responsible. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and transcript (it may be an unofficial transcript) to Dr. John Reid, jreid@unl.edu For more information and questions, contact: Dr. John Reid Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering jreid@unl.edu


Child Care Student Employee - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Children's Center
Work at the UNL Children's Center - Assist the Lead and Assistant Teachers with the care of the children. We have eleven different classrooms serving children ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age. Must be student attending UNL with an interest in working with children with preference given to education majors. Training will be provided. Must be certified in CPR/First Aid within 30 days of employment. Schedules are done on a Monday - Wednesday - Friday and/or Tuesday - Thursday basis. Substitute hours are available as well. $8.00/hour for 5-20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Email unlchildrenscenter@unl.edu with hours that you are available to work and your major course of study. Please list your phone number. Application and Qualification forms to be completed and are available through Husker Hire Link, Career Services' online job listing service at www.unl.edu/careers. This application and qualification form is attached to this job posting in Husker Hire Link. For assistance with Husker Hire Link, visit Career Services at 225 Nebraska Union.


Events Management Team - Event Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Academic Services and Enrollment Management
Are you a task driven worker who likes to assist on fundamental projects? The Student Worker Position would assist the Events Management Team. The Events Management Team is responsible for creating, planning and implementing recruitment events for the Office of Admissions. Responsibilities would include: • Prepping event materials for over 100 recruitment events • Assisting in final tasks in the days leading up to recruitment events • Packing event materials and assisting Event Coordinators • Work at events as needed and maintain strong customer service skills • Other duties as assigned A valid driver’s license and background check would be required for this position. Hours: Must be able to work approximately 10-15 hours/week and have some availability Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. for office shifts. Students will also provide support at events, which occasionally involve evening/weekend hours. If you have additional questions, contact Kelly Lucis at klucis2@unl.edu TO APPLY: Please apply online at: http://admissions.unl.edu/connect/student-jobs.aspx


ITS Student Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS Student Assistant, Job #31015 Information Technology Services is seeking a Tier 1 IT Technician who is highly motivated and driven to provide excellence in customer service. Primary responsibilities: 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 for faculty, staff and students. Technicians are expected to maintain a broad and continually evolving knowledge of technology, policies, procedures and end user education. Pay/Hours: $8.75/hour for up to 20 hours/week. Academic Year + summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply at http://its.unl.edu/jobs/.


Life Science/Biology Lab Prep Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Biological Sciences
The School of Biological Sciences is seeking student workers to support BIOS 101, LIFE 120, LIFE 121 and Microbiology labs. Duties include: -Set up and break down weekly labs, preparation of lab materials and solution -Clean and organize labs, set up equipment and equipment care -Take care of living organisms (plant and animal) HOURS: 8-16 hours per week PAY: $8/hour or semester stipend TO APPLY: Go to http://biosci.unl.edu/undergraduate-education-assistants and follow application directions. All applications due August 1, 2015. Questions? Contact: Julie McManamey, Undergraduate Coordinator, Manter 330, 402-472-7665, julie.mcmanamey@unl.edu


UNL Operations Center Student Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
UNL Operations Center Student Assistant - #42715 - CITY CAMPUS DUTIES: Monitor the operational integrity of the UNL network, the continuing operation of UNL systems and data centers and a campus alarm system. Assist customers calling into a 24-hour-a-day/7-day-a-week UNL Operations Center serving the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, State of Nebraska governmental agencies. Provide tier one support for networking, systems and datacenter operations. Monitor all types of alarms (fire, security and temperature, equipment) for the University. Answer incoming calls for the University, State and County/City personnel and offices. Provide basic audio conferencing services and provide after hours answering services and support. Demonstrate knowledge of computer and networking terminology. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Proven problem solving and diagnostic skills. Must be able to remain calm in emergency situations. QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Reasonably flexible and hard working, 2) Hours arranged as position is a 24-hour operation, must be able to work a variety of 1st (8am-5pm) and 2nd shifts (4pm-12 midnight), including evenings and weekends, 3) Must have a valid operator's license. Pay is $8.20/hour for approximately 20 hours/week. Work-Study preferred, but will consider all applicants. TO APPLY: Apply at http://its.unl.edu/jobs


Lanes N' Games Attendant - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Nebraska East Union
Position Overview: As a Lane Attendant your job duties include, but are not limited to: purchasing a single or multiple games of bowling, handling money transactions, distributing and maintaining bowling equipment, resolving scoring issues, fixing minor pin jams, tangles, or stuck bowling balls, ensuring the facility is clean and organized at the end of the shift. Job Specific Duties: • Provide exceptional customer service both in person and over the phone to all guests of Lanes N’ Games through handling purchasing games of bowling and reservations • Operate the Lanes N’ Games scoring system and direct the sale of products • Stock product and maintain overall appearance of the area • Maintain a clean and an organized work environment • Embrace and enforce Lanes N’ Games policies and procedures Preferred Qualifications: • University of Nebraska-Lincoln student enrolled in a minimum of nine credits • Customer service experience • Cash handling experience • Working knowledge of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campuses • Desire to learn and grow as a young professional • Willingness to work early mornings, nights and weekends Pay rate: $8.25/hour Hours Requirement: Candidates selected for the position must commit to work a minimum of nine hours per week during the academic year. TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter stating your interest in the position, a current resume and three references to pmaness2@unl.edu


Welcome Desk Ambassador - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Nebraska East Union
Position Overview: The Union Crossing Welcome Desk serves as the main hub of information for the entire university. Welcome Desk Ambassadors will strive to provide the best customer service on campus to all guests of the Nebraska East Union through positive customer interactions, efficient and effective delivery of UNL information and bringing a very positive attitude to work each and every day. They will truly serve as great ambassadors to the entire university community. Job Specific Duties: • Provide exceptional customer service both in person and over the phone to all guests of the Nebraska East Union through handling of inquiries regarding both the Nebraska East Union as well as the entire University of Nebraska-Lincoln community • Serve as the pulse point for communication with administration, full-time support staff, and other student staff regarding concerns, suggestions, and issues involving the day to day operations of the Nebraska East Union • Operate the Welcome Desk and direct the sale of products • Stock product and maintain overall appearance of the area • Maintain a clean and an organized work environment • Effectively Communicate information regarding a wide variety of University of Nebraska-Lincoln programs and offerings and appropriate delivery methods • Embrace and enforce Nebraska East Union policies and procedures in regards to event space, tenants, and specific details about offerings in the Nebraska East Union • Utilize and research the University of Nebraska-Lincoln website and the world wide web to answer guest questions and inquires • Assist with Nebraska East Union event customer service and operations as needed Preferred Qualifications: • University of Nebraska-Lincoln student enrolled in a minimum of nine credits • Customer service experience • Cash handling experience • Working knowledge of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campuses • Desire to learn and grow as a young professional • Willingness to work early mornings, nights and weekend Pay rate: $8.25/hour Hours Requirement: Candidates selected for the position must commit to work a minimum of nine hours per week during the academic year. TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter stating your interest in the position, a current resume and three references to pmaness2@unl.edu