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, February 5, 2016

Work Study Student Needed! - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Ruth Staples Child Development Lab
Activities: Assist with meal set-up for children 18 months through 5 years old. Assist with Kitchen clean-up following meals. Assist teachers with creating classroom materials, etc. Qualifications: Dependable, able to work with little supervision. Love of young children a plus ! MUST HAVE WORK STUDY AWARD FOR 2015-2016. Hours: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Some flexibility in hours are possible. Position runs January 11,2016 through July 1, 2016 (this includes Summer Session). Rate of Pay: $9.00/hr. TO APPLY: Please Contact: Lainey Bomberger, Office Manager Ruth Staples Child Development Lab/143 CDL – East Campus Phone: 402-472-1675 Email: lbomberger2@unl.edu


Infrastructure Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS is currently seeking an Infrastructure Assistant. Primary duties include assisting the Infrastructure team on daily tasks and projects helping to maintain campus’ communication rooms, certifying/labeling data jacks, working on network data connection activation, and troubleshooting incoming tickets. QUALIFICATIONS: Reasonably flexible and hard-working, detail-oriented. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. PAY/HOURS: $10/hr. Up to 20hrs/week during the academic year. Summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply online at https://its-src.unl.edu/apply.


Communications Student Intern - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Nebraska Transportation Center
Undergraduate or graduate student wanted to assist with the development and execution of marketing, outreach, and media relations program for transportation engineering research facility; working knowledge of DSLR and video cameras, graphic design principles, and social media savviness (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) is required. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, social media outlets, photo and video editing software necessary. This position will work with Assistant Director of Operations, and Graphic Designer to design brochures, website graphics and assist with the center’s communication and research result dissemination efforts. Other duties may include: email marketing campaigns, collaboration on social media postings, research advertising, video development, and/or news releases. Entry Level Graphic Design Course Required; Intermediate Level Graphic Design Course Preferred. Beginning base wage is $9.5 -$11/hour depending upon year in school and experience. The position is for 10-20 hours/week and very flexible scheduling is available. Come join our team and enjoy a great work atmosphere and learn skills to benefit any career path. Position to start immediately. TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter and a copy of your unofficial transcript to lthanday@unl.edu.


Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film Student Worker
Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film
The Carson School of Theatre and Film is seeking a Work-Study employee to work on organizing and digitizing the department's theatre production archive materials (e.g. photos and production programs). Work on this project will involve scanning documents, managing digital files, and carefully sorting physical archive materials. The goal of this project is to preserve and make the department’s production history available through the Library’s digital image collection. Students who apply need to be available to work 8-10 hours per week during Carson School office hours, 7:30am-4:00pm. Successful candidates will be responsible, self-motivated, and have strong organizational and computer skills. This position will be active through spring 2016 and likely carryover into the fall semesters. TO APPLY: Interested applicants should email a resume’ to Chris Shonka at shonka.thtr@unl.edu."


Laboratory Position - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Plant Pathology
Location: East Campus, Plant Science Hall, 436. Description: Looking for a mature, hard working, reliable and detail oriented student to work with minimal supervision in a large busy research lab. Hours are flexible, 10-15 hours per week between the hours of 9:00 A.M and 4:30 P.M M-F. Work Study Funding is required. Duties to include: • Preparing materials to autoclave as needed • Autoclave laboratory materials and waste as needed • Clean and put away labware as needed • Clean benches, equipment and other surfaces weekly TO APPLY: Those interested contact Janet Wright at jwright5@unl.edu


Office Assistant-CITY CAMPUS
UNL Criminology & Criminal Justice
*Student must qualify for UN-L work study. The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is looking to hire a work study student (preferably Freshman or Sophomore status and not a criminal justice major) beginning Spring semester. Duties: receptionist (answer telephone, greet students and guests); schedule appointments with student's advisor; routine filing; photocopying; projects using Microsoft Office; and other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Prefer customer service experience, strong computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word & Publisher software, and social media such as Facebook. Must be dependable. $9.00 per hour; 10-12 hours/week. academic year and possibly summer TO APPLY: If interested, please submit to Barbara a cover letter and resume indicating Spring availability to work at bhomer2@unl.edu.


Sewing Technicians - CITY CAMPUS
Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film
Need Sewing Technicians to assist with the construction of costumes for University Theatre productions. Sewing experience necessary. 5-20 hours per week. $9.00/hr. Position to begin ASAP. TO APPLY: Email Lily Hershey at lhershey3@unl.edu.


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 rates considered depending on applicant's skillset & experience.


Law Clerk
Seward County
The Seward County Public Defender's Office is seeking a Federal Work-Study eligible law student for a summer clerkship. Law Clerk duties would include research, drafting of pleadings, memos, correspondence, briefs, general assistance to the Seward County Public Defender, and possibly court appearances if certified. An interest in criminal litigation is preferred. This position is on-going through the Fall and Spring semester 2016-2017 school year if eligible through Federal Work-Study. Desired Class Level(s) would be 1L, 2L, or 3L. TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter to daegerter@co.seward.ne.us.


Student Life Complex Tutors - SPRING SEMESTER 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. Though we are currently accepting applications for ALL courses, here are a few specifics we are hoping to cover! BLAW 372 CHEM 252 CRIM 211 CRIM 450 CSCE 155E GEOL 120 JOMC 486 MECH 373 MNGT 301 PSYC 265 SCMS 331 SLPA 202 SOCI 206 SOCI 217 SOCI 309 SOCI 311 SOCI 454 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 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.


Child Care Assistants - COMMUNITY WORKSTUDY
Trinity Infant & Child Care
NO NIGHTS! NO WEEKENDS! Applications now being accepted for enthusiastic and nurturing persons to work with children of all ages 7:30-9:30am &/or 3:30-5:30pm Monday through Friday. Willing to accommodate class schedule. Sub hours also available. $9.00 - $10.00 per hour, depending on availability. Workstudy preferred, but not required. TO APPLY: Come to Trinity at 1345 S 16th (16th & A) and fill out an application. Please bring your class schedule. Email Deanna at deanna@trinitylincoln.org. Call Trinity Infant & Child Care at 475-9731 and ask for Deanna. Trinity is an EOE.


Engineering Research Assistant / Internship - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Get paid while earning your undergraduate degree. Gain valuable experience for your career. Work on exciting research projects. Assist MwRSF's full-time engineers and professors in researching all aspects of highway design and safety along with safety performance evaluations of various roadside appurtenances, developing new and innovative design concepts and technologies in the area of highway, roadside, and race track safety. May perform the following tasks: (1) Laboratory/Full-Scale Testing Support, Documentation, and Technical Writing, (2) Computer-Aided Drafting (Solidworks, AutoCAD), (3) Video Electronic Transfer, (4) High-Speed Video Analysis, (5) Archiving of Test Data and Results, (6) Miscellaneous PC Tasks and Web Page Support, and (7) Simple Engineering Analysis and Design. HOURS: Minimum 10 hours during school semester, 40 hours during summers. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be an undergraduate student at UNL. Prefer Civil Engineering or Mechanical & Materials Engineering or Construction Management majors, but others will be considered. Must be PC literate and have experience with Microsoft Office. Prefer experience with computer-aided drafting software. Must be self-motivated, dependable, and capable of working independently as well as on a team. TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript generated from MyRed to Ms. Karla Lechtenberg (kpolivka2@unl.edu)


Financial Aid Peer Advisor - CITY CAMPUS
Scholarships and Financial Aid
The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is looking for professional and friendly students to assist at the front counter and on the phone. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: respond to walk-in and phone inquiries regarding scholarships and financial aid; utilize UNL's student information system to retrieve data; review scholarship and financial aid forms for completeness and accuracy; and assist with mailings and other projects as necessary. TO APPLY: Email resume and completed OSFA Application for Student Employment. Application is available in Husker Hire Link - for assistance, please visit Career Services, 225 Nebraska Union.


Customer Service Rep., Huskertech - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS is currently seeking a Customer Service Representative for Huskertech. Primary duties include providing customer support in the UNL Computer & Phone Shop including, but not limited to, assisting with purchases, returns, and product or service inquiries. QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent customer service skills, sales, data entry, billing, technical assistance, special projects, deliveries and advertising experience. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. PAY/HOURS: $10/hr. Up to 29hrs/week during the academic year. Summer availability preferred. TO APPLY: Apply online at https://its-src.unl.edu/apply.


IT Assistant - CITY & EAST CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
ITS is currently seeking a Tier 1 IT Assistant. Primary duties include 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. QUALIFICATIONS: Highly motivated and driven to provide excellent customer service, ability to maintain a broad and continually evolving knowledge of technology, policies, procedures, and end user education. Federal Work-Study preferred but not required. PAY/HOURS: $10/hr. Up to 20hrs/week during the academic year. Summer hours possible. TO APPLY: Apply online at https://its-src.unl.edu/apply.


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.