Work-study 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, April 24, 2015

CBA IT Help Center Technician
UNL College of Business Administration (CBA)
CBA Information Technology Service is currently seeking a customer oriented, highly motivated student computer technician to partner with end users by providing Tier 1 support for technical related issues and educating end users on resolutions, policies and procedures. Our ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude as well as excellent skills in the areas of: customer service, communication, troubleshooting, multitasking and technical abilities. Responsibilities of the position will include working with end users to resolve various technical issues (computer hardware and software, printers, networks and conference and classroom multimedia equipment). QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be mature, reliable and be willing to provide resolutions accurately, consistently and promptly. Join the team that works on a wide range of exciting and rewarding IT project to make CBA one of the best places to learn on campus. Our team practices a culture of respect, collaboration, learning and fun. PAY/HOURS: $9.15/hour minimum for approximately 20 hours/week TO APPLY: For more information and to apply online, go to http://go.unl.edu/applycbaits


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.


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.


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 $8.50 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.


Telephone Interviewer - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Bureau of Sociological Research (BOSR)
The Bureau of Sociological Research (part of the Sociology Department) is taking applications for telephone interviewers to conduct social research – no sales or solicitation. Evening and weekend hours are available. Workers are requested to commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week (three 4-hour shifts that you choose based on when you want to work!) while studies are in progress. Applicants must be willing to work four weekend shifts each month. This position pays $8.50/hour. The telephone interviews are conducted in Benton Hall. TO APPLY: Application forms and more information are available online at http://bosr.unl.edu/telephone-interviewer


IT Dept. Student Worker
University of Nebraska College of Law
Required Qualifications: Good to excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows *and* Apple OS X operating systems. Moderate to good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) software and Adobe Acrobat Pro software. Communicate well with others verbally (phone, face-to-face) and in writing (email), and demonstrate courteous and professional conduct. Optional Qualifications: Linux/Unix experience optional but certainly welcome! PC Hardware assembly/rebuild/repair experience is helpful. Experience installing cabling or wiring is helpful. Experience working with Crestron brand audio-visual equipment is extremely desirable to us. Daily tasks will include: Assisting users, via telephone and in-person, with computer issues, spyware/malware incidents, and installation of software, printer drivers, and other hardware. Assisting in a classroom/presentation environment with the use of computers, projectors, remote "clickers", document cameras ("Elmo"s), and other hardware. Maintaining a small fleet of laptops, including removal and installation of HDDs, using disk cloning software, installing software packages and updates, etc. Physical installation of equipment and/or cabling, and performing routine clean-up of IT and project work spaces (break down cardboard, take out recycling, sort and put away used equipment/cables, move equipment into storage, etc.). PAY: $10/hr TO APPLY: Email Resume to chris.evans@unl.edu


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: Pre-session COMM 101 ENGL 254 FINA 361 MNGT 361 MUNM 301 8 Week Session BIOC 321 CYAF 222 ECON 200 FINA 307 LIFE 120L MRKT 325 1st 5 Week Session ACCT 200 ACCT 201 ACCT 202 BIOS 312 CSCE 235 CSCE 251 ECON 311 ENGL 252 ENGL 254 ETHN 245N FINA 361 HIST 112 JOUR 201 MNGT 300 MNGT 331 MNGT 350 MNGT 361 MRKT 341 NUTR 131 NUTR 244 NUTR 253 PSYC 373 SOCI 205 SPAN 101 SPAN 102 SPAN 201 SPAN 202 STAT 218 2nd 5 Week Session ACCT 202 ACCT 314 CHEM 131 CYAF 446 FINA 365 FINA 450 MATH 301 SOCI 355 SPAN 210 Fall Semester Accepting applications for ALL courses! 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.


Visitor Services Associate - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Great Plains Art Museum
The Great Plains Art Museum is seeking applications for Visitor Services Associates to work this summer. Ideal candidates will have an interest in working with the public with the ability to interact pleasantly and professionally with local and international visitors, members and VIPs, and Museum staff. Job duties include but are not limited: • Greeting guests by imparting brief information about museum exhibitions and viewing polices • Monitoring the galleries • Maintain a well-informed, working knowledge of the exhibitions, programs, and services available at GPAM • Routine tasks include opening and closing the gallery spaces in addition to operating the phones, cash register and credit card machine • Perform other duties as needed The Great Plains Art Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 am – 5 pm.. Some weekend special after-hours event availability required. Applicants must be available to work shifts in blocks of no less than 2 hours. $8 hour for 10-20 hours per week. TO APPLY: Email your resume, work availability and work-study award status to Melynda Seaton at mseaton2@unl.edu


Custodial/Cleanup, Setup & Strike Crew - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
Hiring UNL students for the Lied Center for Performing Arts Facilities Services Department. Part-time jobs doing mainly custodial duties, cleaning up after events, and some setup work for events. Custodial duties include but are not limited to vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, trash removal, and seasonal snow removal. No experience required. PAY/HOURS: Starting rate is $8.00/hour. Hours needed: Flexible day shifts between 8am - 5pm and night shifts between 5pm - 2am, includes some weekends.


Reporting and Data Analysis Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Academic Services and Enrollment Management
Office of the University Registrar is currently seeking a UNL student to work as a Reporting and Data Analysis Assistant. Duties include writing ad hoc reports using report writing software, assisting with the development of self-service reports and online dashboards, and assisting with data analysis and presentation. Report writing and other technical training will be provided by the Office of the University Registrar. Computer experience is required. Programming, HTML, or report writing experience is preferred. Students with Federal Work Study hours available are preferred but open to all undergraduate University students. PAY/HOURS: $8.50/hour for 20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Please email your resume to Juan Carlos Gutierrez at jgutierrez2@unl.edu.


Student Staff Assistant Summer 2015 into 2015-16 School Year
UNL Career Services
Responsibilities 1. Collect, verify and enter data. Generate and format reports in print and online. 2. Greet and direct visitors at the Career Services (CS) front desk. 3. Answer phone and direct callers appropriately; schedule appointments. 4. Support career fairs and programs. 5. Assume other duties as assigned. Qualifications 1. Positive, friendly attitude and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 2. Prompt, reliable, and able to work independently as well as part of a team. 3. Knowledgeable in basic computer systems. 4. Prior office and/or customer service experience preferred 5. Current undergraduate in good academic standing. 6. Intention and availability to work 2015/16 academic year. Schedule: Position to start May 1, 2015. Summer schedule has the availability to be 20+ hours per week. 2015-2016 Academic Year schedule requires 10-12 hours/week. Hours available between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Schedule will be established and maintained throughout the summer and updated for Fall Semester. TO APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to Shawn Roberts at sroberts12@unl.edu. Include in your letter the number of hours per week you prefer to work during the summer. If possible, also provide the days and times you will be available Fall 2015.


Development Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
Student Worker needed to assist the Lied Center for Performing Arts fundraising (development) team with donor cultivation and fulfillment activities associated with season events and performances. A large portion of these activities include maintaining sponsor and donor relations through database work and helping full time staff with the planning, organization, and successful execution of donor events. The student worker is responsible for key logistical aspects and follow-through of donor sponsored events and intermission receptions, as well as thanking donors for their sponsorship, and other fulfillment (follow-up) activities. Development student worker hours will be a combination of daytime hours (flexible with student class schedule), as well as evenings and weekends (including some Saturday evenings) during season concert events. Responsibilities include managing and manipulating customer and donor data for reports from Tessitura software. Requests often require quick turnaround and a high level of accuracy and customization. The applicant should be comfortable learning a new software system. Pay is $8.00 per hour and 10-15 hours per week. DUTIES: •Update donor database with information on donor interactions with staff, biographical information, photographs, news articles, up to date contact information. •Run lists of donors attending upcoming shows and create seating map. •Enter batches of donor data, often data on new and renewed contributions requiring accuracy and attention to detail. •Regularly review donor records and check for spelling, capitalization, or other anomalies, correct records as needed. •Look for duplicate records from prior database system and combine these with current records as appropriate. •Contact event sponsors before performances to check on specific needs. •Send out packets to sponsors after performances, including photographs and program books. •Help Lied development and event staff to coordinate special receptions and dinners. •Maintain inventory of food and supplies for donor suite throughout the season. Requires trips to buy supplies, driver preferred. •Set up the donor suite (Gold Circle Suite) before each performance with intermission and greet donors as they enter. Stay after performances when artist meet and greet receptions are scheduled (this is the case for approximately 90 percent of Lied performances). •Clean up donor suite after each intermission. •Other donor cultivation duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: •Experience working with: Excel, Access, Word. Database and data entry experience strongly preferred. •Skills: strong verbal and written communication skills, computer skills, and an understanding of how attention to detail affects donor relationships. A level of poise and tact is expected when dealing with high-level Lied Center donors, members, and patrons, University and public officials, as well as guest performers and their management. •Expected to attend all Lied sponsored events, i.e. must be able to work days, evenings and weekends. •Ability to remember donor names, faces, and the overall “who’s who” of Lied patrons is a major plus. An interest in the performing arts or a willingness to learn about the performing arts will be very helpful. TO APPLY: Submit a Lied Center application form and resume with links to work samples or portfolio work to Carter Van Pelt at cvanpelt2@unl.edu. Include "Development Student Worker Application" in the subject line.


Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
Morrill Hall Nebraska State Museum
Morrill Hall is seeking a Work Study student to join our public services team. Duties include working at Morrill Hall’s front desk and in museum gift shop, and presenting birthday party activities and programs. We are searching for a reliable student who enjoys interacting with people and especially children. Cash handling, retail, and customer service experience preferred. Work 15-20 hours per week including weekends, special events and most Thursday nights. We have a convenient, fun environment. $8 per hour. TO APPLY: Applications are available at the front desk of Morrill Hall. Contact Pam Sniff at pjelinek-sniff2@unl.edu or call (402) 472-2637 with questions.


Archives Assistant (Summer 2015)
NE State Historical Society
Archives Assistant will assist in preparing records for moving government records collections to a new facility location. The duties would involve moving records/boxes, labeling, and inventorying public records found in Government Records facility, State Archives. Applicants interested in this position must be able to lift 15 to 30 lbs throughout the work day. Parking is free and available at work location at 440 South 8th St. Lincoln. Must have been awarded work study funding TO APPLY: Contact Gayla Koerting at gayla.koerting@nebrsaka.gov or 402-471-4783


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/.


Undergraduate Recruitment Events Staff Aide - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Arts & Sciences Recruitment
The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking a part-time Undergraduate Recruitment Staff Aide to provide event planning and administrative support on recruitment related activities and events. This position would report to the Director of Recruitment and work closely with the college recruiter, admission's staff; departments and programs within the college; and the college's ambassador team on event ideas, planning, staffing, and follow up when appropriate. The ideal candidate will be able to commit 15 - 20 hours per week and have availability on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9 am and 3 pm. Candidates must have work-study funding. This is an excellent learning opportunity to receive hands-on experience developing event management, logistics, communication, and leadership skills. Qualifications: Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to recall previous activities and events; enthusiastic and energetic; strong work ethic with an ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines; ability to learn processes quickly and develop efficiency where necessary; and ability to receive direction, accept tasks, take initiative and follow through to completion under limited supervision. $8.50/hour; 15-20 hours/week. August 2015 - May 2016. TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to jodiholt@unl.edu (Review of applicants will begin April 25th)


Information Technology Technician - CITY CAMPUS
UNL TRiO Programs
Seeking an undergraduate student to support the Office of Educational Access and TRIO Programs' IT needs. TRIO IT Support is a small team responsible for approximately 100+ IT elements including desktops, laptops, palmtops, printers, scanners, etc. This position will be best fit for a student aspiring to be a Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, IT Consultant, etc. Good communication skills, attention to detail, strong desire to help other. Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software issues, familiarity with popular Microsoft Windows applications. An ideal candidate must be comfortable working in Microsoft Windows environments and a know-how of Active Directory, LDAP, Computer Networking is a plus. Programming knowledge preferred. $8.75 to $10.00 per hour, 30 to 40 hours in the summer and 20 during the academic year. TO APPLY: Please submit resume and inquiries to t3itsupport@unl.edu.


IT Project Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
Project Assistant - JOB # 40615 Provide assistance in various projects. Projects will include verifying and documenting equipment across the campus. Training will be provided. $9.00/hour for approximately 20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Apply online at http://its.unl.edu/jobs/


Student Worker Education Abroad - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Education Abroad
Position open until filled. Employment to start as soon as possible and will continue through summer 2015 and subsequent semesters. 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. - 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 helpful. - 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.


Student Clerical Fall 2015 - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Dept of Communication Studies
The Department of Communication Studies is seeking part-time, undergraduate, federal work-study students to work on the department’s website and desktop publishing in addition to other clerical tasks including operating copy machines, answering phones, greeting office visitors, scanning, sorting mail, making deliveries, assist with special projects and other duties as assigned. Must be responsible, dependable, work well with others, and have the ability to follow directions. Familiarity with UNL’s CMS is desired but not required, experience with Word and Excel is desired. Salary/Hours: $8.50/hour approximately 10-15 hours/week starting Fall 2015. TO APPLY: Students must receive Federal Work Study to apply for this position. Forward a resume and cover letter discussing interest and experience to dmoormeier1@unl.edu, 433 Oldfather Hall.


Website Assistant Fall 2015 - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Dept of Communication Studies
The Department of Communication Studies is seeking part-time, undergraduate, federal work-study students to work on the department’s website and desktop publishing in addition to other clerical tasks including operating copy machines, answering phones, greeting office visitors, scanning, sorting mail, making deliveries, assist with special projects and other duties as assigned. Must be responsible, dependable, work well with others, and have the ability to follow directions. Familiarity with UNL’s CMS is desired but not required, experience with Word and Excel is desired. Salary/Hours: $8.50/hour approximately 10-15 hours/week starting Fall 2015. TO APPLY: Students must receive Federal Work Study to apply for this position. Forward a resume and cover letter discussing interest and experience to dmoormeier1@unl.edu, 433 Oldfather Hall.


Student Worker in Animal Behavior Lab - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Biological Sciences
ATTENTION: Applicants for this position must have applied for and been awarded funding through the federal work-study program at UNL. We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated students to help with care of tropical fish in the Basolo Lab. Duties would include cleaning tanks, feeding fish, general lab maintenance, and/or data entry. You must be able to work independently in a lab setting and pay attention to detail. Experience with animal husbandry and/or tropical fish is preferred but not necessary. Afternoon and weekend shifts needed! Starts at $8/hr. Email Taylor for more information, at tmpolster@gmail.com. TO APPLY: You can also email your resume to tmpolster@gmail.com or apply on Husker Hire Link.


Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship – Deadline: May 15
Syngenta
Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship program, which is open to graduate and undergraduate college students pursuing degrees in crop-related disciplines. You may apply by submitting a 750- to 1,000-word essay on the chosen topic (more information on the essay topic can be found on the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship web page) to compete for a portion of $20,000 in available awards to help grow your future. The application deadline is May 15, 2015. If this sounds like a scholarship you’re interested in applying for, you are encouraged to visit the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship web page - http://www.syngenta-us.com/scholarships/. Application Guidelines & more information is provided and you can apply online. If you have any questions about the scholarship, please contact Lauren Hafezi by email at SAS@gscommunications.com, or by phone at (919) 870-5718


Front Office Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Printing & Copy Services
Provide general office support. Must be dependable, have good customer service skills, and be detailed oriented. Part-time or full-time hours available through the summer and part-time for the academic year. Position could begin immediately. TO APPLY: Apply in person at Printing Services, 1700 Y Street, Business Services Center.