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 Monday, July 6, 2015

Student Office Assistant - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics is seeking a student for part-time work. Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program eligible for the 2015-16 academic year is preferred. Duties will include receptionist, copying, filing, mailings, shredding, recycling, mail deliveries on campus and special projects as assigned. Experience with Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred. Prior customer service (desk/phone) experience also preferred. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are required. 10-12 hours per week needed mainly to help during the hours of 10:00 to 2:00 PM Monday-Friday, with the possibility of additional hours. SALARY: $9.00/hour. TO APPLY: Application can be found at http://www.math.unl.edu/department/jobs/or picked up in 203 Avery Hall. Return application by email to tdanaher1@unl.edu using “Student Worker Application” in the subject line or return it to 203 Avery Hall. APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 28, 2015.


Dining Service Student Employee - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Harper-Schramm-Smith-Village Dining Service
Job Description & Qualifications: Earn extra income while on campus, make friends, have fun and learn something by being a campus Dining Services employee. We offer flexible hours to fit your class schedule, and the benefit of working “close to home.” A Dining Service Student Employee provides information, superior customer service, and a clean and welcoming environment to students, staff, faculty and guests. We welcome work study students. TO APPLY: If you are interested in the working for Harper Dining Services, please contact: Barb McCain, 402.472.1071, bmccain1@unl.edu for an application. For assistance with Husker Hire Link, please visit the Career Services Resource Center in Room #225 of the Nebraska Union.


Dishwasher - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Children's Center
Work at the UNL Children's Center. Employee will gather dishes from the classrooms and be responsible for washing in an industrial machine. The morning dishwasher will also be responsible for setting up the dish cart for the lunchtime meal. Work area will need to be cleaned by dishwasher at the end of every shift. Trash and recycling will be taken out by dishwasher as well. Must be a student at UNL. Must be a self-starter who can work on own in a timely manner in a fast paced environment. PAY/HOURS: $8.00/hour. Hours will be Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9-12:30 or 12:30-5:30; Tuesday/Thursday 9-12:30 or 12:30-5:30. Hours worked per week will vary based on the shift taken. TO APPLY: Send email indicating interest and availability to unlchildrenscenter@unl.edu.


Student Track & Field Manager - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Athletics - Track & Field
UNL-Athletics; Track & Field is looking for student managers for the 2015-2016 school year. Duties: office administrative duties, practice set-up, video taping 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 2015-2016 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: $8/hour. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking at coaching/teaching. TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to Robert Harris at rharris@huskers.com


Student Worker Education Abroad - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Education Abroad
Position open until filled. Employment to start in fall semester with possible summer hours for training. Ideal candidates will be available to work with the department for a minimum of one year. The Education Abroad Student Worker will assist the Education Abroad Administrative Technician with basic office duties such as front desk (answering the phone, greeting office visitors), sorting mail and making deliveries, scanning, copying, filing, scheduling appointments, office and library maintenance, working with "MyWorld" online portal, and assisting with special projects and other duties as assigned. 10-12 hours per week; pay $8.00 per hour. -Responsible, effective communicator with excellent customer service, organizational, and writing skills with the ability to follow directions. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel). - Sharp eye for detail. - Possess the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced office environment. - Prior customer service (desk/phone) experience preferred. - Experience in Adobe InDesign or other design program preferred. - Prior study abroad experience strongly preferred. TO APPLY: Please apply online at http://go.unl.edu/studentworkerapp and email BOTH application and resume to Danae Schufeldt at dschufeldt2@unl.edu.


Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Women's and Gender Studies Program
The Women's and Gender Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The work-study student is an important member of the office staff. The person will assist with general office duties such as answering the telephone, preparing mailings, posting fliers on campus, doing some computer work, filing, keeping VHS/DVD Resource Library organized, checking in/out VHS/DVDs for students and faculty, scanning and copying materials, performing light office cleaning and maintenance, and various other tasks as assigned. $8 per hour, 8-13 hours weekly. Work hours are flexible. Qualifications: • Be qualified for work study through the Financial Aid Office • Be dependable and have good organizational skills • Be willing to work on a variety of tasks • Enjoy working with students and faculty • Be able to work with others toward a common goal • Basic computer skills • Interest in Women’s and Gender Studies TO APPLY: Submit letter of application, resume, and names/contact information of two professional references to paige.glasshoff@unl.edu.


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: 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 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.


Engineering Work Study Program Employee
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
Review letting plans to update data in the Integrated Highway Inventory (IHI) database. Review "As Built" plans for construction revisions. Maintains various tables in the IHI database. REQUIREMENTS: 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. PREFERRED: Student majoring in Civil Engineering. OTHER: Applicants must be at least a three fourths time student and be able to work at least 10 hours a week when classes are in session. Full-time hours may be available during the summer and 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.


Engineering Student Work Study Program Employee
NE Department of Roads (NDOR)
Assist Bridge Inspection Engineer (BIE) in processing the field information using computer software applications and other office equipments. Maintain inspection database and transfer information and reports from bridge office to districts. Assist BIE in collecting field data during the summer months. REQUIREMENTS: 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. PREFERRED: Sophomore Civil Engineering student. OTHER: Applicants must be at least a three fourths time student and be able to work at least 12 hours a week when classes are in session. Must be available for full time employment during summer break, however working around a limited class schedule will be considered. Must also be able to travel statewide both days and overnights 40–50% of the time during summer break. Travel expenses will be reimbursed. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record. 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, Excel and Powerpoint.Must have the ability to walk under bridges as well as high heights on bridges. Must have the ability and willingness to communicate effectively in writing using good grammar.


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 http://fmo.unl.edu/landscape-services/student-employment or 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.


Staff Aide-Work Study - CITY CAMPUS
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 approximately August, 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 mduba2@unl.edu.


IT Dept. Student Worker - EAST CAMPUS
University of Nebraska College of Law
Required Qualifications: Good to excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows *and* Apple OS X operating systems. Moderate to good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) software and Adobe Acrobat Pro software. 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.). PAY: $10/hr TO APPLY: Email Resume to chris.evans@unl.edu


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 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.


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 http://its.unl.edu/jobs/.


Life Science/Biology Lab Prep Student Worker - CITY CAMPUS
UNL Biological Sciences
The School of Biological Sciences is seeking student workers to support BIOS 101, LIFE 120, LIFE 121 and Microbiology labs. Duties include: -Set up and break down weekly labs, preparation of lab materials and solution -Clean and organize labs, set up equipment and equipment care -Take care of living organisms (plant and animal) HOURS: 8-16 hours per week PAY: $8/hour or semester stipend TO APPLY: Go to http://biosci.unl.edu/undergraduate-education-assistants and follow application directions. All applications due August 1, 2015. Questions? Contact: Julie McManamey, Undergraduate Coordinator, Manter 330, 402-472-7665, julie.mcmanamey@unl.edu


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 http://its.unl.edu/jobs