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, October 21, 2014

Student Worker – Classroom assistant
UNL College of Engineering
The College of Engineering is currently seeking highly motivated students to be classroom assistants for a freshman level course, Engineering 100: Interpersonal Skills for Engineering Leaders for Spring 2015. We are looking for students who are interested in strengthening their leadership, professional, and teaching skills. Successful applicants will possess a strong academic and student involvement record and have an interest in mentoring and leading freshman engineering students. Applicants need not be an engineering major. Must commit to one semester minimum. General duties include leading small group activities and classroom discussions, assisting with grading and lesson planning, devoting time to mentor freshman students, and other duties as required.


Campus Recreation Lifeguard - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Campus Recreation
Campus Recreation is now accepting applications for winter break and spring 2015 lifeguards. Applications will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 31 at 12pm. Interviews will be conducted for qualified applicants Nov. 3-5. Employment will be for winter break 2014 and spring 2015. Hired lifeguards will have the opportunity to continue into the summer and fall 2015 semesters. Applicants are required to have a current Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid certification to apply. Starting pay is $8.40 per hour. TO APPLY: You must turn in a Campus Recreation application, including copies of current certifications. You can print an application off on Husker Hire Link. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Mandi Mollring 402-472-9648 mmollring2@unl.edu


CBA IT Help Center Technician - CITY CAMPUS
UNL College of Business Administration (CBA)
CBA Information Technology Service is currently seeking a customer oriented, highly motivated student computer technician to partner with end users by providing Tier 1 support for technical related issues and educating end users on resolutions, policies and procedures. Our ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude as well as excellent skills in the areas of: customer service, communication, troubleshooting, multitasking and technical abilities. Responsibilities of the position will include working with end users to resolve various technical issues (computer hardware and software, printers, networks and conference and classroom multimedia equipment). QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be mature, reliable and be willing to provide resolutions accurately, consistently and promptly. Join the team that works on a wide range of exciting and rewarding IT project to make CBA one of the best places to learn on campus. Our team practices a culture of respect, collaboration, learning and fun. PAY/HOURS: $9.15/hour minimum for approximately 20 hours/week TO APPLY: For more information and to apply online, go to http://go.unl.edu/applycbaits


Child Care Workstudy - EAST CAMPUS
UNL Ruth Staples Child Development Lab
ACTIVITIES: Assist with meal set-up for children 1 through 5 years. Assist with kitchen clean-up following lunch. Assist teachers with creating classroom materials, etc. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a work study award. Dependable, able to work with little supervision. Will need to pass a background check. Love of young children a plus. Preference will be given to someone majoring in education or a related field. HOURS: Program open 7:30-5:30 Monday through Friday. Schedules will vary. Some flexibility in hours possible. RATE OF PAY: $8.00/hr HOW TO APPLY: Contact Dr. Michelle Rupiper 137 Ruth Staples CDL 472-1672 or mrupiper1@unl.edu


Admin Office Assistant #1210 - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Information Services
Primary duties include phone receptionist, copying, filing, shredding, recycling. Additional duties include campus mail pickup, sorting and distribution daily. Special projects assigned, as needed, such as scanning, large copy jobs, updating databases and preparing reports. QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Federal Work-Study Award preferred, 2) Reasonably flexible and hard working, 3) Excellent communication and organizational skills a must, and 4) Computer knowledge needed (Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Power Point). PAY/HOURS: Wage is $8.75/hour with up to 20 hours/week arranged within/8am-5pm office hours during the Academic Year. Summer hours possible. Apply online at http://its.unl.edu/jobs TO APPLY: Apply online at http://its.unl.edu/jobs


Student Work Study - OFF CAMPUS
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
Assist design engineers with hydrologic and hydraulic calculations for bridge and box culvert designs. Assist with project research. Prepare project folders. Assist with database management and data collection during field trips. REQUIREMENTS: Must be a three-fourths student in good standing majoring in a discipline or field related to the work to be assigned. PREFERRED: A student majoring in Civil Engineering. OTHER: Applicants must be at least a three fourths time student majoring in engineering or related field and be able to work at least 10 hours a week when classes are in session. Temporary full time employment may be available during scheduled school breaks. Employment up to 2080 hours or four years, whichever comes first. If employed to 2080 hours, student must take a 30 day break before returning to work. Must be eligible to work in the United States. PAY: $13.303/hour for approximately 10-40 hours/week up to 4 years. TO APPLY: An online State of Nebraska application is required. Visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to complete the online application.


Student Work Study - OFF CAMPUS
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
Attend Plan-In-Hand meetings as needed for assistance. Assist with developing project applications for Local Public Agencies and selection committee members. Assist with project transitions from consultant to NDOR staff. Assist with digital document organization for projects on the NDOR storage program. Gather and organize project information including design, administration and construction costs for review by departmental staff. Review, reference and organize design standards and guidelines for departmental use. Review project quantities and construction estimates. 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: A sophomore majoring in Civil Engineering, with experience in roadway and urban design standards. Desire ability to work 30 to 40 hours per week during summer and semester breaks. OTHER: Must be able to work at least 16 hours a week when classes are in session. Employment up to 2080 hours or four years, whichever comes first. If employed to 2080 hours, student must take a 30 day break before returning to work. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a must. PAY: $13.303/hour for 10-40 hours/week, up to 4 years. TO APPLY: An online State of Nebraska application is required. Visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to complete the online application.


Student Life Complex Tutors - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Student Life Center
The Student Life Complex is now accepting applications for tutorial positionsl! 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: AECN 141 Intro to Econ of Agri. AGRO 131 Plant Science ASCI 100 Fund Ani Bio BIOC 321 Elements of Bioc ELEC 370 Digital Logic Design FREN 203 Conversation & Comp 1 GEOG 140 Intro to Human Geog MNGT 437 Supply Chain Risk Management 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


Lab Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Biological Sciences
A work study student is wanted for lab work in Dr. Johannes Knops’ lab. Duties will include grinding plant samples, packing test tubes with plant samples, organizing the storage of plant samples, and washing test tubes. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and strong organizational skills. We want someone who can work 8 to 12 hours per week. Scheduling can be flexible. Position is for the Fall semester with the possibility to continue in the Spring based on performance. Pay is $8/hour TO APPLY: Applications for employment can be obtained from, and returned to, the office for the School of Biological Sciences in 348 Manter Hall.


Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Computational Biology Laboratory
If you are an undergraduate or graduate student interested in bioinformatics/computational biology, have some knowledge in biochemistry and molecular biology, and you are ready to learn higher than usual computational skills, we may have a position for you. You would annotate the biochemical and cellular functions of novel genes and proteins in the microalga Chlorella sorokinina using computational biology tools. Biological and computational literacy and curiosity! Listening skills, desire to learn, attention to detail. Willingness to become a professional. 15-40 hours weekly. Depending on experience, we will pay close to the highest allowed salary. TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter and a copy of your unofficial transcript to sladunga@unl.edu.


Child Care Assistants - OFF CAMPUS
Trinity Infant & Child Care
NOW HIRING!! No Nights! No Weekends! Applications now being accepted for enthusiastic and nurturing persons to work with children of all ages. PAY/HOURS: $8.00-$8.50/hour staring DOE. 7:30-9:30am &/or 3:30-5:30pm Monday through Friday. Willing to accommodate class schedule. Sub hours also available. Work-Study preferred, but not required. TO APPLY: Call Trinity Infant & Child Care at 475-9731 and ask for Deanna. Located at 16th & A Streets, on a bus route.


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.


Student Entropy Manager CITY CAMPUS
UNL Biochemistry
Various lab maintenance jobs including washing dishes in an industrial machine, sterilizing using an autoclave, making and maintaining basic lab buffer supplies, and other duties as available. Hours are flexible to your schedule, but include a minimum of 6 per week. Must be a student at UNL and eligible for work-study. If performance is satisfactory and your class schedule allows, you will gradually be given more complex lab experiments. Starting pay is $8 / hr, with increases based on performance. If you are interested in pursuing research in the future, this is an excellent opportunity to join a lab! Preference will be given to freshman or sophomore students with a biochemistry or related degree plan. TO APPLY: send an email indicating interest, unofficial transcript and resume to rroston@unl.edu.