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, December 19, 2014

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 Megan Rolofson at mrolofson2@unl.edu or 402-472-0984. Please apply on-line at: http://admissions.unl.edu/connect/student-jobs.aspx


ITS Student Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS Student Assistant, Job #1410 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: $8.75/hour. HOURS: Up to 20 hours/week; Academic Year + summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply at http://its.unl.edu/jobs/.


Customer Service Rep (UNL Computer & Phone Shop) - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
Customer Service Rep I in UNL Computer & Phone Shop - Seeking students with customer service skills, sales and data entry experience. Various project may be assigned. Qualifications: 1. Work study student preferred 2. Reasonably flexible and hard working 3. Valid Driver's License. Available immediately, Academic Year w/ possible Summer hours. SALARY: Part-time; $8.20/hour TO APPLY: Apply online at http://is.unl.edu/jobs/.


Mail Room Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Mail and Distribution Services
Various jobs in Mailroom, assist in metering mail and help in sorting and traying mail. Must have valid Drivers License and good driving record. PAY: $8.00 hr. for 20-25 hrs/wk. TO APPLY: PHONE OR IN PERSON, 402-472-7535, 1100 N 17TH, Mailroom.


Student Life Complex Tutors for SPRING Semesters- CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Life Center
The Student Life Complex is now accepting applications for tutorial positions for the Spring semester! Tutors set their own availability and hours will vary based on courses/availability. WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL COURSES! Here are just a few of the specific needs we are looking to fill: ACCT 200: ACCT FOR BUS DECISNS ACCT 202: INTRO ACCOUNTING II ACCT 308: MANAGERIAL ACCT ACCT 309: ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ACCT 408: ADV MANAGERIAL ACCT ACCT 410: AUDITING ACCT 412: FED TAX ACCOUNTING ADPR 283: STRAT DEV: ADVT & PR AECN 141: INTRO ECON OF AGRIC AECN 225: AGBUS ENT IN FOOD MKT AECN 256: LEGAL ASPECTS AGRIC AGRO 131: PLANT SCIENCE AGRO 315: GENETICS ALEC 125: LAND, FOOD & PEOPLE ANTH 110: INTRO TO ANTHRO ARAB 102: BEGINNING ARABIC II ASCI 100: FUND ANI BIO&INDUST ASCI 210: ANIMAL PRODUCTS BIOC 321: ELEMENTS OF BIOCHEM BIOS 111: BIO MICROORGANISMS BIOS 213: HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY BIOS 314: MICROBIOLOGY LAB BIOS 373: BIOPSYCHOLOGY BIOS 407: BIO CELLS&ORGANELLES CHEM 110: GENERAL CHEMISTRY II CHEM 252: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II CHEM 262: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY CHME 223: CHEM ENGR THERMO I COMM 101: COMM IN 21ST CENTURY COMM 300: NONVERBAL COMM COMM 375: THRY OF PERSUASION COMM 398: SPECIAL TOPICS CRIM 203: POLICE AND SOCIETY CRIM 211: CRIMINAL COURT SYSTM CRIM 221: SURVEY OF CORRECTION CRIM 251: RESEARCH METHODS CRIM 331: CRIMINAL LAW CRIM 335: CRIMINOLOGY CRIM 339: WOMEN CRIME&JUSTICE CRIM 351: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CRIM 413: DEVIANT BEHAVIOR CRIM 421: INSTUTIONL CORRECTNS CRIM 499: SENIOR ASSESSMENT CSCE 155N: COMP SCI I: ENG & SC CSCE 156: COMPUTER SCIENCE II CSCE 310: DATA STRUCT&ALGORITH CYAF 285: DATNG&COUPLE RELATNS ECON 200: ECON ESSENTL&ISSUES ECON 211: PRINC OF MACROECON ECON 212: PRINC OF MICROECON ECON 215: STATISTICS ECON 472: EFFICIENCY IN GOVT ELEC 211: ELEMENTS ELEC ENGR I ELEC 231: ELECTRICAL ENGR LAB ENGL 150: WRITING: RHETORIC ENGL 151: RHETORIC AS ARGUMNT ENGL 170: BEG CREATIVE WRITING ENGL 212: LESBIAN & GAY LIT ENTO 115: INSECT BIOLOGY ENTO 116: INSECT IDENTIFICATN FINA 300: FINANCIAL DEC MAKING FINA 338: PRINC CORP RISK MGT FINA 361H: HONORS FINANCE FINA 363: INVESTMNT PRINCIPLES FINA 450: INTNL FINANCIAL MGT FREN 302: REPRESENT AUTHORS II FREN 304: ADV COMP GRAM&CON II GEOG 378: GEOG LATIN AMERICA GEOL 125: ANTARCTIC GEOSCIENCE Geometry: Geometry GPSP 378: CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS HIST 241: NATIVE AMERICAN HIST HIST 371: MODERN MEXICO LAMS 331: LATIN AMERICAN CIV LATN 302: LATIN POETRY LATN 304: LATIN POETRY LIFE 120: FUND OF BIOLOGY I LIFE 121: FUND OF BIOLOGY II MATH 101: COLLEGE ALGEBRA MATH 104: APPLIED CALCULUS MATH 106: CALCULUS I MATH 107: CALCULUS II MATH 203: CONTEMPORARY MATH MATH 314: LINEAR ALGEBRA MATH 415: THRY OF LINEAR TRANS MATH 428: PRINC OPERATIONS RSH MECH 300: THERMAL SYSTEMS&DSGN MECH 325: MECH ELASTIC BODIES MECH 373: ENGINEERING DYNAMICS MNGT 311: LDRSHP, COMM & TEAMS MNGT 321: ENTREP & INNOVATION MNGT 331: OPERATN&SUPPLY CHAIN MNGT 350: INTRO MGT INFO SYSTM MNGT 360: MGT BEHAVR ORGANZTNS MRKT 346: MRKTNG CHANNELS MGT MRKT 442: MARKETING MANAGEMENT NRES 220: PRINC OF ECOLOGY NUTR 131: SCIENCE OF FOOD NUTR 250: HUMAN NUTR&METABOLSM NUTR 384: BIOMECH HUMAN MOVMNT NUTR 484: PHYSIOLOGY EXERCISE NUTR 486: EXERCISE TESTNG&PRGM PHIL 213: MEDICAL ETHICS PHIL 216: INTRO PSYCH & PHILOS PHYS 311: MECHANICS PHYS 361: CONCEPTS MOD PHYSICS POLS 260: PRBLMS INTNL RELATNS POLS 472: STATE TERROR PSYC 181: INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY PSYC 265: DRUGS & BEHAVIOR PSYC 287: PSYCH OF PERSONALITY PSYC 289: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCH PSYC 350: RSH MTHDS & ANALYSIS PSYC 380: ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY PSYC 428: HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY PSYC 430: PSYC OF FAM VIOLENCE PSYC 463: PERCEPTION PSYC 486: CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY RELG 220: REASON & RELIGION SLPA 102: BEGIN AMER SIGN II SLPA 150: COMM PROC & DISORDER SLPA 202: 2ND YR AMER SIGN II SOCI 101: INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY SOCI 209: SOCIOLOGY OF CRIME SOCI 309: DRUGS & SOCIETY STAT 218: INTRO TO STATISTICS STAT 318: INTRO TO STAT II 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. For assistance with Husker Hire Link, contact Career Services, 225 NE Union, 402.472.3145


Student Work Study - Environmental Unit
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
Assist Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) Technical Documents Unit biologists with development of and conducting bat habitat survey protocol, assisting with surveys for other Nebraska listed threatened or endangered species, and associated documentation to include: accessing areas under bridges and inside box culverts, walk roadside and wetland areas to assist in plant identification and habitat assessment, documentation of field analysis by the biologist. These tasks involve performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and may involve lifting, carrying, pushing, and or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision at times may be required. Office duties will include assisting the Technical Documents Unit staff in preparing documentation necessary for species survey reports and Endangered Species Act Section 7 consultation. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Must be a three-fourths time student in good standing majoring in a discipline or field related to the work to be assigned. Must be eligible to work in the United States. Prefer: 3 years of higher education with coursework in Natural Resources (eg; biology, botany, wetland science, soils, etc) or related field. Education in GPS survey, computer aided drafting, or geographic information systems. Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. Other: A valid driver's license is required. Employment may be possible for up to 4 years with proof of enrollment in an accredited college. Class schedules must be submitted at the beginning of employment to verify enrollment and transcripts of grades. Students must take a 30-day break when attaining 2080 hours worked but may be reinstated after these breaks. Temporary, full time work may be available during breaks. Permanent employment is possible through the open competitive process. Must be able to work at least 10 hours a week (or more to be determined by the employing agency based on the applicants' class schedules) when classes are in session. PAY: 13.303 per hour. HOURS: At least 10 hours/week; Up to 4 years. TO APPLY: State applications are required and must be received by January 20. Visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to apply.


Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Biological Sciences
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. TO APPLY: Email Resume or for more information: taylor.polster@unl.edu


Student Work Study-Program Management
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
• Use project management software to assist with tracking, management or reporting on Highway Transportation Project delivery schedules, status and estimates. • Assist with maintenance of existing funding spreadsheets and reports generated from the project management system. • Conduct data intense research and develop reports to summarize project delivery trends and risks analysis. • Keep detailed electronic records summarizing project decisions made, and action items assigned. • Build and update pre-letting schedules for highway projects. • Communicate regularly in a professional manner through e-mail, telephone and other means with appropriate department staff. • Assist Division staff as needed. Requirements: Standing majoring in a discipline or field related to the work to be assigned. Must be eligible to work in the United States. Preferred: Education and/or experience in business process analysis, project management, construction management, risk analysis, or Civil Engineering. Building and interpreting project schedules using Gantt Charts or Network diagrams, experience in bridge or roadway design or construction and high computer proficiency. Other: Employment may be possible for up to 4 years with proof of enrollment in an accredited college. Class schedules must be submitted at the beginning of employment to verify enrollment and transcripts of grades. Students must take a 30-day break when attaining 2080 hours worked but may be reinstated after these breaks. Temporary, full-time work may be available during breaks. Permanent employment is possible through the open competitive process. Must be able to work at least 15 hours a week (or more to be determined by the employing agency based on the applicants' class schedules) when classes are in session. PAY: $13.303 HOURS: 15 hours per week. TO APPLY: State applications are required and must be received by February 2. Visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to apply.


Student Office Assistant - EAST CAMPUS
University of Nebraska College of Law
The College of Law is seeking one part-time, undergraduate, federal work-study student to perform general law office duties for the Career Services Office. Specific duties include: locating and posting job opportunities for law students, greeting guests and students in person or on the telephone; transferring telephone calls; monitoring emails and delivering messages via email; copying; scanning and faxing documents; updating databases; and additional duties as assigned by the Director, Associate Director, or Office Coordinator. Experience with Word and Excel preferred. Applicant should have the ability to multitask, have excellent organizational skills, excellent inter-personal skills to work with faculty, students and employers, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. QUALIFICATIONS: 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 10-15 hours/week for Spring and possibly Summer. TO APPLY: We are seeking to hire immediately. Please submit your cover letter and resume to heather.hilgers@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. Schedules are done on a Monday - Wednesday - Friday or Tuesday - Thursday basis. Substitute hours are available as well. $7.50/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: $7.50/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.


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 hours available through the academic year. Position could begin immediately. TO APPLY: Apply in person at Printing Services, 1700 Y Street, Business Services Center.


Lab Animal Care Assistant - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Institute of Agriculture & Natural Resources (IANR)
The gnotobiotic mouse facility at UNL is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to help care for our mouse colony. Our mice are unique because they do not have any gut bacteria—in comparison, conventional mice are colonized with over 400 different organisms. Because these mice are germ free, they must reside in flexible film isolators (i.e., “bubbles”) so they do not become colonized with an unwanted organism. Responsibilities for this position include preparing sterile food, water and bedding for the mice, entering the sterile supplies into isolators in an aseptic manner, performing periodic microbiological quality-control checks to ensure sterile isolator environments and assisting lab personnel with various mouse-related tasks. The health and integrity of this mouse colony are of utmost importance—we are, therefore, in need of a very responsible and dependable individual. The ideal candidate for this position would be someone dedicated to animal care, dependable and self-motivated. Caring for these special mice provides an excellent opportunity to gain small animal husbandry experience. Rate of pay is $8.50/hour for 10 to 15 hrs/week. No prior experience required; training will be provided. This position is available for spring 2015 and possibly longer. TO APPLY: Interested individuals should contact Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait (aramer-tait2@unl.edu) to apply. Please send: (1) resume, (2) schedule of days/times availability, and (3) indicate work study eligibility.


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 and in-person 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) while studies are in progress. Applicants must be willing to work four weekend shifts each month. This position pays $8.50/hour. The interviews are conducted on city campus. TO APPLY: Application forms and more information are available online at: http://bosr.unl.edu/telephone-interviewer


Education Intern - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
Looking for an Education Student Intern to work at the Lied Center beginning as soon as possible. It is anticipated that the person who fills the intern position will continue through the 2014/2015 academic year and into the summer. The primary goals of the intern are to assist in coordinating educational activities at the Lied Center. Activities include working with the Kennedy Center Partners in Education program, K-12 teacher workshops and educational activities for K-12 students, student matinee programs, curriculum development, and specially-designed arts integration programs related to Lied Center performances. The intern selected for this position will have interest and skills in writing, communication, trouble-shooting, event coordination, data management, and have experience working in schools. He/she will show a willingness to develop skills in this area,and also have an understanding of/or is studying K-12 education. An interest in the performing arts is suggested, but not required. Time commitment is 10-15 hours/week. Interested students can submit a cover letter and resume to Nancy Engen-Wedin at nengenwedin2@unl.edu