On-Campus Jobs

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.

Examples of On-Campus Jobs: Tutor, Computer Lab Assistant, Safe Walker, Library Assistant, Shuttle Bus/ Van Driver, Cashier/Food Server, Athletics Scorekeeper, Office Assistant, Graphic Artist, Exercise Instructor, Orientation Leader, Peer Health Advocate, etc.

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.

 

UWM Part Time Job and Internship Fair

Learn about on and off campus part-time jobs and internships. Held each year in September!