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, May 24, 2016

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 $9.00 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.


Digital Learning Center (DLC) Support Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Technology Services
ITS is currently seeking a Support Assistant for the Digital Learning Center in Love Library North. Primary duties include assisting UNL students at the DLC reception desk for check-in, check-out, and general assistance. Duties also include, but are not limited to, general communication with student users and faculty members, maintaining exam security, and providing general support for the student testing experience. QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent customer service skills, adherence to UNL confidentiality standards regarding sensitive information, and ability to perform duties in a courteous, friendly and professional manner. Applicants must be reliable and organized with excellent attention to detail. A functional knowledge of computers, including hardware/software trouble-shooting and proficient keyboarding skills, are required. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. PAY/HOURS: $10/hour. Up to 29hrs/week. Hours are scheduled M-F between 8:30a & 3:00p and Sundays from 11:30a to 3:00p. This is a summer appointment with the possibility of an extension into the fall. (The fall hours would vary considerably due to increased DLC hours.) TO APPLY: Apply online at https://its-src.unl.edu/apply.


IT Dept. Student Worker - EAST CAMPUS
University of Nebraska College of Law
Required Qualifications: Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X operating systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Pro software. Ability to 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.). Seeking applicants with work study funding. PAY: $10.00/hr, with higher starting rate considered depending on applicant's skillset & experience. TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter to chris.evans@unl.edu.


Student Life Complex Tutors - Summer & Fall Semester Positions- CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Life Center
The Student Life Complex is now accepting applications for tutorial positions for summer and fall semesters! Tutors set their own availability and hours will vary based on courses/availability. Though we are currently accepting applications for ALL courses, here are a few specifics we are hoping to cover! Pre-Session ETHN 345D MRKT 453 8 Week Session BIOS 213 BIOS 214 COMM 286 CYAF 150 LIFE 120 Mini-Session (6/06 to 8/11) AGRO 315 1st 5 Week Session CHEM 105 COMM 283 COMM 440 CRIM 211 CSCE 251 ETHN 212 HIST 246 MNGT 475 NUTR 253 PHIL 213 SCMS 459 2nd 5 Week Session BLAW 300 ETHN 272 MRKT 346 POLS 363 Fall Semester ACCT 314 ACCT 410 ACCT 412 AECN 325 AECN 357 AGRO 131 ARCH 240 ASCI 171 ASCI 251 BIOS 205 BIOS 206 BIOS 213 BIOS 214 BIOS 440 BLAW 300 BLAW 371 BLAW 372 CHEM 251 CHEM 443 CHME 442 CHME 452 CHME 462 CIVE 326 CNST 131 COMM 202 COMM 283 COMM 286 COMM 325 COMM 370 COMM 380 CRIM 221 CRIM 339 CRIM 403 CRIM 477 CSCE 155N CSCE 156 CSCE 361 CSCE 451 CYAF 150 CYAF 222 CYAF 280 CYAF 333 CYAF 380 CYAF 382 ECON 211 ECON 212 ECON 215 ECON 417 EDPS 330 EDPS 459 ENGL 254 FINA 361 FINA 465 FORS 120 FREN 398 GERM 201 HIST 111 HIST 181 HIST 476A JOMC 487 LIFE 121 LIFE 121L MATH 203 MRKT 345 MRKT 346 MRKT 347 MRKT 443 MRKT 453 NRES 220 NUTR 131 NUTR 244 NUTR 250 NUTR 370 NUTR 371 NUTR 401 NUTR 450 PHIL 106 PHYS 222 PSYC 273 PSYC 428 SOCI 205 SOCI 206 SOCI 353 SOCI 355 SPAN 202 SPAN 210 STAT 218 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. We also hire graduate students! 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 Shannon Guy at sguy@huskers.com. Please include a PDF of your unofficial transcript. To access the application, login to Husker Hire Link http://www.unl.edu/careers.


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 work products 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; and additional duties as assigned. Experience with Word, Excel and databases preferred. Applicant should have the ability to multi-task, have excellent organizational skills, excellent inter-personal skills to work with faculty, students and clients, and excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading. 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 10-20 hours/week for summer and possibly fall. TO APPLY: We are seeking to hire immediately through the summer and possibly beyond. Please submit your cover letter and resume to nkeaschall2@unl.edu.


Child Care Student Employee - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Children's Center
Work at the UNL Children's Center - Assist the full time teaching staff 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. $9.00/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.


Student Worker in Vestibulo-Cochlear Laboratories
UNL - Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
Seeking federal work study students to join a vibrant research team studying medications, genes and therapeutic strategies used to rescue hearing and balance function. Duties include running custom software to generate graphics, score results and analyze physiological and anatomical data. QUALIFICATIONS: Computer experience; knowledge or willingness to learn how to use office equipment (i.e. copier, printer, scanner, iPads, computers); experience with email, Internet, Microsoft Office programs especially Excel; demonstrate a professional attitude, be prompt, and reliable; must be a self-starter and able to work independently. Training will be provided. PAY/HOURS: $9.00 per hour for 20+ hours/week during summer and 10 – 20 hours/week during school year. Schedules are flexible within 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Position available June 5 – August 5, 2016, with the possibility of employment during the 2016-2017 academic year. Must have Federal Work Study Funding for summer 2016 or for the 2016-2017 academic year. TO APPLY: Please email your resume to Julie Lanxon (jlanxon2@unl.edu) and clearly indicate if you qualify for federal work study and number of hours available to work.


Student Worker in Animal Genetics and Behavior Lab
UNL School of Biological Sciences
ATTENTION: Applicants for this position MUST have applied for and been awarded summer work-study funding 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. Morning, afternoon, and weekend shifts are needed! Wage is $9/hour. Email Diana for more information, at dbonham2@unl.edu TO APPLY: Email your resume to dbonham2@unl.edu or apply on Husker Hire Link.


Social Media/Marketing Internship - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN functions as a key member of the team managing the Lied Center’s social media brand and serves as a general marketing assistant to the department. DUTIES: •Work with Marketing Department staff to establish social media marketing strategy and goals •Plan and execute social media initiatives on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc •Design and execute innovative social media strategies to expand, reach, and engage Lied Center patrons •Assist with database management and campaign response reporting •Other duties, as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Enthusiastic and avid participant in social media and internet communities currently. Proficiency in a video editing software is a plus (ideally Final Cut Pro X) and standard Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel. Ability to work independently and efficiently; organization and self-driven initiative are needed. Creative thinking and problem solving skills. PAY/HOURS: $10.50/hour; 15 hours/week. TO APPLY: Submit a Lied Center Employment Application Form (which can be found on Husker Hire Link), resume and cover letter to Matthew Boring at mboring2@unl.edu. Please include SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.


Marketing Intern - Graphic Design - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
MARKETING INTERN-GRAPHIC DESIGN, will assist in designing all marketing materials, both print and electronic, for the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Projects will include direct mail, posters, displays, brochures, advertisements, emails, and more. Reporting to the Graphics Specialist, it is an excellent chance for a student to obtain real-world work experience, learn about client relations, and develop a wide array of pieces for a portfolio. This position is an important part of the marketing team for the Lied Center. DUTIES include: -Creating designs that support the overall brand of the Lied Center -Working with “internal clients” in education, development and sales departments to pitch project concepts and follow through with the project from start to finish -Maintaining organized electronic files, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Professional demeanor, attention to detail, and the desire to be a vital and consistent part of the marketing team. Proficiency in Adobe software including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Ability to work efficiently; organization and self-driven initiative are necessary. Possess creative thinking and concepting skills. Some experience with social media, web design, e-communications and video editing software preferred. Attention to detail and accuracy in work is a MUST. SALARY/HOURS: $10.50/hour; 15 hours/week. TO APPLY: Submit a Lied Center application (which can be found on Husker Hire Link), cover letter, resume, and 3-5 work samples to Kira Geiger, kgeiger2@unl.edu.


Marketing Intern - 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. $10.50/HOUR: 15-20 HOURS/WEEK. Anticipated start date ASAP. TO APPLY: Submit a Lied application form, resume and cover letter to Matthew Boring at mboring2@unl.edu. Please include MARKETING INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.


Marketing & Sales Intern - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts
The Lied Center for Performing Arts is seeking a MARKETING INTERN to assist with a wide array of marketing related initiatives including season ticket sales renewals, group sales solicitation, and overall campaign evaluation. DUTIES: •Work with Marketing Manager and Communications Coordinator to create compelling and cohesive messaging for season ticket holders •Make outbound phone calls to follow-up on group sales inquiries and lapsed season ticket holders- Provide performance recommendations based on past patron history •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 PAY: $10.50/hr - 15-20hours/week QUALIFICATIONS: Superior phone skills and the 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. TO APPLY: Submit completed Lied Application Form (which can be found on Husker Hire Link), resume and cover letter to Matthew Boring at mboring2@unl.edu. Please include MARKETING & SALES INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.


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 Lied Center Application form (which can be found on Husker Hire Link), resume and cover letter to Matthew Boring at mboring2@unl.edu. Please include CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.


Landscape Services-CITY CAMPUS
UNL Landscape Services
Work Study and Student Workers-City Campus Work Study and Student workers are needed at Landscape Services. We have positions available on both our Construction and Irrigation crews. Starting wage is $9.00 per hour. Our normal work schedule is 7:00 am-3:30 pm, M-F. Job entails all aspects of Landscape Construction and Irrigation 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. If you have questions call Susan Budler (472-1229) or e-mail at sbudler1@unl.edu.


Track & Field Student Office Assistant - City Campus
UNL Athletics - Track & Field
UNL-Athletics; Track & Field is looking for work study student office assistant for the 2016-2017 school year. Duties: office administrative duties, monitoring office front desk area, home competition set-up and tear down. Qualifications / Requirements: Interest and prior knowledge in Track & Field preferred. Good communication and organization skills and ability to work well with coaches and athletes. Desire to learn more about Track & Field. Ability to work both semesters during the 2016-2017 school year. Hours: 10 flexible hours/week during the fall semester and 15 flexible hours per week during the spring semester. During 2nd semester some weekends required and possible travel. Pay: $9/hour. TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to Robert Harris at rharris@huskers.com


Track & Field Student Manager - City Campus
UNL Athletics - Track & Field
UNL-Athletics; Track & Field is looking for work study student managers for the 2016-2017 school year. Duties: office administrative duties, practice set-up, videotaping of practice sessions, equipment maintenance, home competition set-up and tear down. Qualifications / Requirements: Interest and prior knowledge in Track & Field preferred. Good communication skills and ability to work well with coaches and athletes. Desire to learn more about Track & Field. Ability to work both semesters during the 2016-2017 school year. Hours: 10 flexible hours/week during the fall semester and 15 flexible hours per week during the spring semester. During 2nd semester some weekends required and possible travel. Pay: $9/hour. TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to Robert Harris at rharris@huskers.com


Track & Field Student AV Manager - City Campus
UNL Athletics - Track & Field
UNL-Athletics; Track & Field is looking for a work study student manager for the 2016-2017 school year. Duties: Video editing of practice and competition films; home competition set-up and tear down. Qualifications / Requirements: Knowledge of basic video editing software and hardware preferred. Good communication skills and ability to work well with coaches and athletes. Desire to learn more about Track & Field. Ability to work both semesters during the 2016-2017 school year. Hours: M-F, 10 flexible hours/week; weekends required. Pay: $9/hour. TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to Robert Harris at rharris@huskers.com