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, May 28, 2015

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.

Staff Aide- Work Study
UNL Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film
Need Staff Aide to assist the Theatre staff with Office duties, errands, sorting, photocopying and other clerical duties. 5-20 hours per week. $8.00/hr. to start. Position begins this summer - approximately June, 2015. Would prefer someone good with numbers and with a good memory. The Carson School anticipates that the successful applicant would continue in this work study position through the 2015-2016 academic year. Only work study should apply. TO APPLY: Call Marilyn Duba to set up an interview (472-1605) or email her at

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. TO APPLY: Complete a Lied Center application form and e-mail it to or apply in person at the Lied Center Administrative Office, 301 N. 12th Street - North side of building, between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon and noon to 5 p.m. M-F. Contact Jillian Stewart at 472-7069 if you need additional information.

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: 1st 5 Week Session • AGRO/HORT 131 • ECON 311 • ENGL 252 • ETHN 245N • JOUR 201 • NUTR 244 • NUTR 253 • PSYC 373 • STAT 218 2nd 5 Week Session • CSCE 155N • CYAF 446 • FINA 365 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 Please include a PDF of your unofficial transcript. To access the application, login to Husker Hire Link

Village Desk Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Housing: Harper/Schramm/Smith/Village Complex
IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR SUMMER DESK ASSISTANT POSITION! There is a possibility this position could continue into the Fall 2015 semester but summer employment is guaranteed. As a Desk Assistant you will staff the front desk for the Village residence hall. Duties include providing excellent customer service, assisting our residents/guests with varied services including giving directions; answering the phone; issuing loaner room keys, monitoring the first floor lobby for any safety/security concerns and additional duties as assigned. You MUST be able to work the following shifts: Mondays: 6am-12pm (Noon) Thursdays: 6am-12pm (Noon) Every other Friday: 6am-12pm (Noon) QUALIFICATIONS: -Be enrolled, at least part-time (Summer and/or Fall 2015 semesters) -Available to work during the shifts listed above. -MUST be able to start on June 8th, 2015. PAY/HOURS: We offer a shift differential pay. From 6am-9am, the starting pay rate is $8.50/per hour. From 9am-12pm (Noon), the starting pay rate is $8.00/per hour. TO APPLY: To be considered for this position you must turn in your application no later than MONDAY JUNE 1st. Please download an application from the University Housing website ( Click on the CENTRAL JOB APPLICATION link and complete the application form. Send applications to: HSSV Residence Life, Elizabeth Arthur, 1140 N. 14th #111, Lincoln, NE 68588 or you can email your application to:

Library Aide II - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Libraries
Several positions available at the Libraries some include: Assisting patrons in a variety of applications, filing, shelving or computer input, scanning, answering questions etc. $8.00/hr ($9.00 /hr effective 6/12/15) 10-35 hrs/wk. Variety of hours available. TO APPLY: Apply at: Contact person: Maggie Van Diest in the Dean's Office at 402-472-3963 at 318 Love Library.

Library Aide II - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Libraries
A couple Work Study positions are available at C.Y. Thompson Library, some include: Shelving books, shelfreading, circulation desk duty, renewals, check outs, check-in, projects, binding pick-up, pickup, copy and processing of requested materials. $8.00/hr ($9.00 /hr effective 6/12/15) 10-20 hrs/wk. Day & a few evening hours available TO APPLY: Apply at: Gayleen Hill 402-472-4403 if interested in a C.Y. Thompson Library position.

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

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

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

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 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 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.

Computer Lab Monitor - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Hewit Academic Center
The Hewit Academic Center for Student-Athletes is seeking computer lab monitors for the summer and fall. Applicants must be familiar with both PC and Macintosh platforms and be able to troubleshoot user problems. Good communication skills, dependability, and ability to work with a wide variety of computer users are important qualities of this position. Starting wage is $8.00/hour. Summer hours will be from 5-9 pm Monday through Thursday for first and second five week sessions. Hours during the academic year may vary between 8 am and 10 pm Sunday through Thursday. TO APPLY: Please contact Denton Underwood ( or Katie Jewell ( to request an application by email.

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 or call (402) 472-2637 with questions.

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

Student Operations Assistant – EAST CAMPUS
UNL Larsen Tractor Museum
Larsen Tractor Test & Power Museum Join our team and be a part of University and State history! Part-time Operations Assistant Student Worker position/positions available. We offer flexible hours, working around your class schedule including some Saturdays. We will be hiring as many students as needed to fill our schedule for this summer. This individual will be responsible for greeting visitors, giving tours, and assisting with the museum store. Additional duties to include general museum assistance such as cleaning and exhibit building when needed. Good computer and customer service skills are a must. Federal work study is required. For additional information on work study please contact your campus financial aid office. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Lance Todd at

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 or 402-471-4783

Student Laboratory Assistant - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Plant Pathology
Assist in the investigation of virus and fungal diseases in switchgrass. General greenhouse plant culture: planting seed, transplanting plants, keeping activity records, watering week days and some weekends. Field plant sample & data collection, data entry. Collection/processing of plant material, RNA & DNA extraction and gel electrophoresis. Adherence to proper safety & research protocols is required. PAY: Minimum wage or higher based on experience and level in school. HOURS: Summer 20-40 hrs/week. Fall semester 10-20hours/wk TO APPLY: To apply, come to 446 Plant Science Hall (East Campus) in person, and fill out an application by May 15, 2015. Turn in to Christy Jochum, if the lab is open. If you have questions, please call 402-472-0379

Library Assistant Summer 2015 - CITY CAMPUS
NE State Historical Society
Must have been awarded work study. Sort/shelve/move books; pull and correct catalog cards; file paperwork; data entry in library databases based in Access or Excel. Manual dexterity and attention to detail required; Prefer some knowledge of Library Technical Services, but not required. SALARY/HOURS: $8.50/hour for 9-12 hours/week depending on student (no weekend hours would need to be completed between 8-5 Monday-Friday). Must have work study award. TO APPLY: Contact Cindy Drake at 471-4786, .

Federal Work-Study Student Assistant – EAST CAMPUS
University of Nebraska College of Law
The College of Law Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (E-Clinic) is seeking one part-time, undergraduate, federal work-study student to create social media posts, assist with interactive technology applications, conduct short-term research projects, and perform general office duties as needed. Ideal candidates are computer savvy, have an interest in social media and technology, have experience using Outlook, Excel, Box and Google, and are self-motivated, flexible and discrete. Attention to detail, respect for the confidentiality of client information, and a strong work ethic are required. Students with an interest in technology, marketing, business or law preferred, but not required. Successful candidates have the option of remaining on the job until graduation. Applicants without federal work-study approval will not be considered. For additional information on federal work-study please contact your campus financial aid office. SALARY: $9.00/hour for no more than 20 hours/week. Federal work-study financial aid approval is required for these positions. TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to Prof. Brett C. Stohs at APPLICATION DEADLINE (Fall 2015): August 3, 2015, or until the position is filled.

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 15-30 hours/week over summer months, and 10-20 hours/week during school term. Standard weekday shifts between 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 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. 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.

Office Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education
Two work-study positions are available in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education working directly with the department staff and department faculty. Duties to include: greeting students, answering phone, photocopying, word processing and other general office work. 10-20 hours/week. TO APPLY: Please email your fall course schedule and resume to Possible summer hours available.