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 Thursday, January 29, 2015

Counselor & Various Activity Specialists/Summer Camp for Families
Medomak Camp
Medomak Camp of Washington, Maine is a summer camp for the entire family. For one week, families sleep in our cozy cabins at night and during the day they do yoga, swim, hike, learn archery, do arts & crafts, play sports, canoe, kayak and relax. Sound interesting? If you are looking for a fun summer job, an intimate and personal work setting where you get to be an active participant in the camp community, and valuable experience instructing kids and adults in the special skills that you have, then Medomak Camp for Families might be the right place for you. We are looking for counselors with a mindfulness of sustainability and a desire to teach, who are self-motivated, outgoing and adventurous. The camp setting requires people who are flexible, enthusiastic, active, hard-working, while also considerate of safety. We hire counselors to teach activities (including lifeguards) to our campers and to take active roles in all areas of camp life. Family Camp is a little different from your typical residential summer camp. At family camp, kids come with their parents, so there is no need for counselors to bunk with the campers. Counselors live with each other and therefore have a little extra space and privacy than most camps offer. Family camp is a great way to work outdoors, doing the things you love. Working with adults also provides you with great networking opportunities as our family campers work in all sorts of fields science, law, web start-upsetc. from all across the country. Families choose Medomak for a variety of reasons they are looking for an outdoorsy vacation, parents want to relive the fun of their camp days, the children are too young to go to sleepaway camp alone, they want something all-inclusivewhatever the reason, our goal is to provide a memorable and fun experience. We encourage you to check out our website and get a feel for our camp. We also highly encourage you to explore as many camps as you can in order to find the right one for you. Being a camp counselor is an extremely rewarding job and something we encourage everyone to try at least once. Youll be glad that you did. Employment Dates: June 10-August 17, 2015 Salaries begin at $200/week and are commensurate with experience. Room and board is included. Up to $200 is also offered as a travel stipend. Positions: Counselors - Arts and Crafts - Lifeguards - Sailing - Fishing - Archery - Tennis - Nature/Campcraft/Wildcraft/Primitive Skills - Improv - Preschool We are also looking for: Office Assistant Kitchen Assistants Housekeeping Medomak Camp is committed to hiring staff with proper experience and skills, and whose background documents their ability to safely accommodate adult and child campers. Our hiring policy is non-discriminatory based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin. Contact: David Brunner Toll-free 866-633-6625 family@medomakcamp.com www.medomakcamp.com


Dairy Store Staff - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Dairy Store
Come be part of a Husker tradition! The UNL Dairy Store is looking for Part-time help during the daytime, 8AM - 2PM, multiple positions are available with flexible hours. Come join a team where the fun never ends. We offer competitive wages, a casual working environment and flexible scheduling around class schedule. Excellent customer service skills and smiles are a must. Work study is preferred, but not required. We're seeking individuals that can commit now and throughout the next school year. TO APPLY: Pick up and complete an application at the Dairy Store (114 Food Industry Complex), Monday - Friday between 8am - 2pm.


Dining Service Assistant-Lewis Dining Center--CITY CAMPUS
UNL Athletics - Hewit Center
The Lewis Dining Center (Training Table) is looking for dependable, motivated individuals to work in various kitchen and serving positions during the lunch meal. Flexible hours between 8:00-2:30, Monday through Friday. Food Service/Nutrition/Restaurant Experience Helpful. TO APPLY: Apply at the Lewis Dining Center located in Memorial Stadium.


Film and Video Work Study Student Equipment Manager - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film
UNL Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Student employee will facilitate check-out and check-in of equipment, maintain organization of work space and perform minor repairs with faculty supervision. Preferred applicants will be WORK/STUDY QUALIFIED, have familiarity with film and video equipment and be available to work during week day afternoons before 6pm. Wages commensurate with experience and prevailing work/study rates campus-wide. TO APPLY: please send resume via email to Logan Gee at lgee33@gmail.com Applicants will be contacted ASAP and training would start immediately!


Infrastructure Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
Infrastructure Assistant - JOB # 12615 Assist Infrastructure team on daily tasks & projects helping to maintain campuses communication rooms, certifying/labeling data jacks, working on network data connection activation's and trouble tickets. Assist in the Data Centers documenting fiber and working on various projects, as needed. $8.75/hour for approximately 20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Apply online at http://its.unl.edu/jobs/


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/HOURS: $8.75/hour for up to 20 hours/week. Academic Year + summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply at http://its.unl.edu/jobs/.


Lab Assistant - (ZERA LAB) - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Biological Sciences
Laboratory Assistant position in biology (Zera Lab). Duties will mainly include maintenance of cricket colonies (feeding); general laboratory maintenance: dishwashing, preparing food, etc.. HOURS: 10-15 hours per week; hours flexible; PAY: $8.50/hr. No prior experience is necessary. Must have Work Study. TO APPLY: Fill out an application form in the Biological Sciences Office, 348 Manter Hall.


Laboratory Technician - Fisheries - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Environmental Services
The student will primarily assist with laboratory macroinvertebrate sample processing and identification. Student may also assist with other laboratory and data entry tasks as needed. Applicant must be self-motivated, willing to spend extended periods of time looking through a microscope, and have excellent attention to detail. Preference will be given to those with an interest in aquatic ecology or a related field. Applicant must be work-study eligible. PAY: Unspecified. HOURS: Unspecified. TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to kturek4@unl.edu. Upload Unofficial Transcript by using MyRed to generate your transcript then upload to HHL. Kelly Turek 3310 Holdrege St. Lincoln, Nebraska 68583


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.


Live, work and study in China while earning a Master's degree from CUI
Concordia University
Teach English, study and live in China, while earning a Master's degree from Concordia University Irvine English instructors/professors needed for K-12 schools, colleges and universities in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming, China! Placement location is dependent upon your concentration choice with us. China Employment Benefits: Monthly salary (amount is dependent upon qualifications and placement locations) Housing or housing allowance Legal work visa in China Reimbursement of round economy class air ticket (China-US) Please note that this is a Master's degree program that incorporates one-year salaried English teaching positions in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Kunming and their neighboring cities, which are among Chinas most important historical, intellectual, cultural and financial centers. Compensation details are shown below. You will have three concentrations to choose from: International Business, International Education and International Development. International Education and International Business students will be placed in Shanghai, Hangzhou and the nearby cities. International Development students will be placed in Kunming, southwest part of China and are expected to participate in local development projects. All enrolled students are required to spend a summer semester on our Irvine campus. Afterwards, you head to China and immediately start living, working and studying in China. MAIS prepares you to work in China, conduct research for your Capstone Project, and negotiate living on your own in a new culture with our ground support and support from our China office. As a result, you will have unique opportunities to build personal and business relationships; globalize your professional resume with international experience and expertise; travel to ancient destinations, futuristic metropolises and cultural wonders; discover and pursue new interests, passions, and dreams. Program at a glance: Academic degree program (MA degree) with Concordia University Irvine Concurrent China employment with full benefits (teaching English or teaching a subject of your strength in English) Cities to work at in China: Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Kunming and other cities Three concentrations to choose from: International Business, International Education and International Development Accelerated program: can complete in 12-18 months One summer semester on US campus, with the rest of the semesters in China Supervision and support from our representative office in China TESOL certificate awarded before going to China No prior Mandarin language skills required (proficient Mandarin-speaking applicants will benefit by opting out of the Mandarin course, though) Cohort-based program that starts every June Networking opportunities and more Field thesis research in China No GRE/GMAT required


Operations Center Student Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
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 and the 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 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://is.unl.edu/jobs .


Strength Training & Conditioning Room Attendant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Campus Recreation
GENERAL INFORMATION: This position requires outstanding communication and leadership skills to greet the patrons in the Strength Training & Conditioning Room (STCR). General duties include cleaning cardiovascular and strength equipment, offering assistance and spot, suggesting proper exercise forms, upholding the STCR policies and regulations and any other duties as assigned. A major goal of the STC Attendant is to supervise and assist the patrons to work out in the STCR safely. QUALIFICATIONS: A Strength Training and Conditioning Attendant must: 1) Be enthusiastic, hardworking, highly motivated, and possess excellent customer service skills. 2) Have superior communication skills in order to interact with co-workers and patrons of the facility. 3) Have a strong background of resistance training and fitness (preferred) or be willing to learn. 4) Have knowledge of proper use of all weight training equipment and safety skills. 5) Complete Adult CPR/AED, First Aid, and Risk Management training within the first month of employment. GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Be visible and available on the STCR floor to at all times. 2) Acknowledge, greet and help patrons of the facility whenever possible. 3) Learn proper spotting techniques and assist patrons when they are in need of help. 4) Have a basic understanding of general resistance training movements, i.e. proper form, what muscles are trained, etc. 5) Have a basic understanding of cardiovascular equipment. 6) Inform patrons of proper form on cardio and weight equipment, and be able to correct form if patron is performing the movement incorrectly. 7) Know all emergency & risk management procedures. 8) Enforce and adhere to all posted policies and rules of all strength and cardio facilities. 9) Complete required cleaning tasks during your shift. 10) Inspect machines for damaged or defective parts. 11) Obtain and keep Adult CPR/AED, First Aid and Risk Management training certifications up-to-date. SALARY: $8.00/hr HOURS: 10-20 per week TO APPLY: Submit resume to Katie Wilder in the Strength Training & Conditioning Room of Campus Recreation, or leave for Katie Wilder at Member Services of Campus Recreation


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. WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL COURSES! Here are just a few of the specific needs we are looking to fill: ACCT 309: ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ACCT 408: ADV MANAGERIAL ACCT AECN 141: INTRO ECON OF AGRIC AGRO 204: RESOURCE-EFFCNT CROP AGRO 315: GENETICS ECON 422: INTERNATNL FINANCE ETHN 217: NATIONALITY&RACE REL GEOL 100: INTRO TO GEOLOGY GERO 200: INTRO TO GERONTOLOGY MATH 415: THRY OF LINEAR TRANS SOCI 206: INTRO SOC RSH II SOCI 355: THEORY & INTENSIVE WRITING 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 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.


Visitor Services Associate - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Great Plains Art Museum
The Great Plains Art Museum is seeking applications for Visitor Services Associates. 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.Priority will be given to applicants available to work shifts between the hours of 10 am - 2 pm Tuesday - Friday. To apply email resume, work study award, and schedule of hour available to work during Museum hours to Melynda Seaton at mseaton2@unl.edu