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 Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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 be work study eligible. TO APPLY: Contact Gayla Koerting at or 402-471-4783

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 TO APPLY: You can also email your resume to or apply on Husker Hire Link.

Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship – Deadline: May 15
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 - 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, 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.

Student Office Assistant - EAST CAMPUS
University of Nebraska College of Law
The College of Law is seeking a part-time, undergraduate, federal work-study student to perform general law office duties. Specific duties include: maintaining client confidences by keeping confidential all CCLP work product and client communications; greeting guests and clients in person or on the telephone; transferring telephone calls; monitoring emails and delivering messages via email; filing; copying; scanning and faxing documents; completing intake information for potential new clients; opening and closing client files; finalizing correspondence and legal documents for attorneys and student attorneys; and additional duties as assigned by the Director or Office Manager. Experience with Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Pro preferred. Applicant should have the ability to multitask, have excellent organizational skills, excellent inter-personal skills to work with faculty, students and clients of the CCLP, and excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading. QUALIFICATIONS: Students with an interest in law preferred, but not required. Applicants without federal work-study approval will not be considered. For additional information on federal work-study please contact your campus financial aid office. PAY/HOURS: $8.50/hour for 10-20 hours/week for Fall and possibly Spring. TO APPLY: We are seeking to hire immediately. Please submit your cover letter and resume to

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, 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

Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Women's and Gender Studies Program
The Women's and Gender Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The work-study student is an important member of the office staff. The person will assist with general office duties such as answering the telephone, preparing mailings, posting fliers on campus, doing some computer work, filing, keeping VHS/DVD Resource Library organized, checking in/out VHS/DVDs for students and faculty, scanning and copying materials, performing light office cleaning and maintenance, and various other tasks as assigned. $7.25 per hour, 8-13 hours weekly. Work hours are flexible. Qualifications: • Be qualified for work study through the Financial Aid Office • Be dependable and have good organizational skills • Be willing to work on a variety of tasks • Enjoy working with students and faculty • Be able to work with others toward a common goal • Basic computer skills • Interest in Women’s and Gender Studies TO APPLY: Submit letter of application, resume, and names/contact information of two professional references to Review of applications will begin April 13.

Student Life Complex Tutors - 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 Spring semester: ACCT 309: ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ACCT 314: INTERMEDIATE ACCT ACCT 408: ADV MANAGERIAL ACCT AECN 141: INTRO ECON OF AGRIC AGRO 204: RESOURCE-EFFCNT CROP BSEN 112: COMP-AID PROB SOLVING CHME 223: CHEM ENGR THERMO I ECON 422: INTERNATNL FINANCE ELEC 211: ELEMENTS ELEC ENGR 1 ELEC 304: SIGNALS & SYSTEMS I ELEC 307: ELECT ENGR LAB I ELEC 316: ELECTRNC&CIRCUIT III ETHN 217: NATIONALITY&RACE REL FINA 450: INTNL FINANCIAL MGT MATH 415: THRY OF LINEAR TRANS MATH 439: MATH MODELS: BIOLOGY MRKT 257: SALES COMMUNICATION MRKT 347: MRKTNG COMM STRATEGY PHYS 311: MECHANICS PSYC 462: MOTIV & EMOTION WMNS 388: BODY LANG-FRENCH LIT 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 Please include a PDF of your unofficial transcript. To access the application, login to Husker Hire Link

Education Abroad- Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Education Abroad
Position to start immediately 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. -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. - Proficiency in Adobe InDesign preferred. - Prior study abroad experience strongly preferred. Availability is needed during the following times for the remainder of spring semester: M/W- 12pm-5pm T/TR- 8am- 10am Additional hours available for summer.

Student Ticket Office Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
Hiring UNL students for Lied Center for Performing Arts ticket sales. Starting rate: $8.00/hour for 10-20 hours/week. Standard weekday shifts are 10:30-2:30, 2:30-5:30, or 10:30-5:30 depending on availability. The job will also require occasional evening and weekend hours as needed for performances. Qualifications: Part-time job for UNL student who is detail-oriented, has excellent phone and keyboarding skills, has previous customer service, sales, and cash-handling experience, and communicates clearly. Students will be required to work daytime and evening hours during the fall semester and must be available for 10-20 hours over summer months as well. TO APPLY: E-mail a completed Lied Center Application Form to Jesse Dillman at or apply in person at the Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N 12th, M-F between 11am and 5:30pm.

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

Clerical Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Economics
UNL Dept of Economics, room 340 CBA, City Campus, is seeking a Work Study student willing to do a variety of clerical tasks including use of computer, operating copy machines, phone coverage and office tasks as assigned. SALARY/HOURS: $8.00/hour for approximately 15-20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Please complete the application that's attached to this listing in Husker Hire Link and then return it to Gretchen Mills, or drop it by CBA 340.

Campus Engagement/Marketing Intern - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Lied Center for Performing Arts is seeking a CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT/MARKETING INTERN to manage the Lied's programs and brand awareness on the UNL campus. DUTIES: •Create and execute action plan for students, faculty and staff to establish a consistent Lied Center presence on campus. •Coordinate all components of the Lied Center’s Big Red Lied Experience initiative that presents two free performances to UNL students •Manage reservations, scheduling, and staffing for festival booths including Big Red Welcome, Get Rec’d, and others •Help to achieve and surpass established ticket sales and distribution goals for all performances •Other duties, as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: •Excellent people skills and the ability to network widely across campus •Organization and self-driven initiative •Experience with social media, e-communications, and program coordination preferred TO APPLY: submit a resume with links to work samples or portfolio work to Matthew Boring at Please include CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.

Marketing Intern - Work Study Position - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Lied Center for Performing Arts is hiring for a MARKETING INTERN to assist with a wide array of marketing related initiatives including group, corporate, and VIP ticket fulfillment, as well as managing the Lied Center's grassroots materials distribution to local businesses and sponsors. DUTIES: •Work with Marketing Manager to ensure superior group sales experience for all current clients •Periodically assist Marketing Manager on Lied Center performance nights with special events or with group coordination •Make outbound phone calls to follow-up on group sales inquiries •Build community awareness of upcoming Lied Center performances and outreach opportunities by establishing connections with local business and Lied sponsors •Distribute posters, flyers, and other materials throughout downtown Lincoln and to other key locations QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to work independently and efficiently; organization and self-driven initiative are needed. Creative thinking and problem solving skills. Interest in or knowledge of the performing arts desirable, but not required. $8.50/HOUR: 15 HOURS/WEEK. Anticipated start date August 2015. TO APPLY: Students must receive Federal Work Study to apply for this position. Submit a resume with links to work samples (writing, editing or other portfolio work) to Matthew Boring at Please include WORK STUDY APPLICATION in the subject line.

Campus Recreation Staff - various postions - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Recreation and Wellness Center - East Campus Recreation
The new Recreation and Wellness Center on East Campus is hiring staff for several different positions including: Facility Manager, Strength Training and Conditioning Room Attendant, Member Services Support Staff and Coffee and Juice Bar staff. Job duties include but are not limited to: facility supervision, member check in, retail and membership sales, coffee/smoothie sales, and strength training and conditioning room supervision. PAY: $8.00 -$9.00 hr TO APPLY: If you have further questions regarding duties contact Sherri at or 402-472-9036. You may email or drop off application, resume and cover letter at Campus Recreation-East (Fleming Fields Annex Building.)

Husker Summer Camps Staff - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Campus Recreation
UNL Campus Recreation is looking for fun, energetic staff for Husker Kids & Husker Adventures Summer Camps! For more information regarding available positions please visit $8.15 - $8.65/hr full time through the summer. TO APPLY: Please submit Husker Summer Camps application to or turn into Member Services Desk of the UNL Campus Recreation Center. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015.