On-Campus Jobs and Internships

 On-Campus Jobs and Internships
Benefits of Working On-Campus



  • Flexible Schedules – Campus employers will schedule your work hours around your classes
  • Easy Commute – Don’t waste your time commuting to work, walk right from class to work.
  • Build Your Resume – Develop skills and experiences to use at future internships and employment
  • Make Friends – Campus jobs are a great way to develop friendships and build your social network.
  • Enhanced College Experience – Studies show, students who work on‐campus are more confident, engaged in their college experience, have better time management skills, and get higher grades!
  • Supportive Environment – Campus jobs allow you to learn and build your skills in an environment that doesn’t mind a learning curve.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I apply for an On-Campus Job?

View and apply for jobs on Handshake. Log in with your ePanther ID and password at uwm.joinhandshake.com/login. Select Jobs and filter for on-campus jobs.

When are jobs available?

Year‐round! Positions starting in the fall may be posted as early as June, so search early and often!

Will I need a resume and cover letter?

Many campus employers require a resume and cover letter. Use the Career Planning & Resource Center website and walk‐in services to develop a strong resume/cover letter.

Will I have to interview for an On-Campus Job?

Typically, yes. The Career Planning & Resource Center can help you prepare for job interviews. Also, utilize our online resource: Big Interview for at home preparation. Some positions may require a resume and school schedule as well.

What is work study?

Work‐study is a type of financial aid. Departments with limited resources may only hire students with work‐study which will be noted in the job posting.

We’re Here For You!

 Virtually – Career advising sessions are held through phone and video.

Request Appointment

 In-Person – Stop in for questions and support related to our services and resources.

Office Hours
Monday: 10am-2pm
Thursday: 10am-2pm