Student Employment

student employment at UWM at waukesha

UWM at Waukesha has two types of employment available for students on campus:

Work-Study Employment: Work-study is a federal student aid program that is based on need and awarded as part of the total financial aid package. A FAFSA application must be completed to be considered for the Federal Work-Study Program. Check your UWM PAWS account to see if you qualify, or reach out to the Career and Internship Coordinator for help. You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits during the semester for these on-campus jobs.

Regular Employment: These jobs are available to all students enrolled in at UWM at Waukesha. Work-study is not a requirement for these on-campus jobs.

Current Student Job Openings
  • Campus Ambassador:
    • lead campus tours for groups of prospective students and guests
    • assist with campus recruitment events as well as campus-wide events
    • assist with event preparation
    • campus ambassadors need to have strong verbal communication skills and comfortable presenting to groups of people
  • Math Tutor:
    • tutor students in math courses
    • expected to work at least 4 hours per week
    • tutors need to be patient, personable, with the ability to take initiative and have the desire to learn
Find and apply for on-campus positions

Find and apply for on-campus positions on Handshake:

      1. Go to
      2. Click the white button labeled University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1Login
      3. Enter your UWM epantherID and password
      4. Answer the preliminary questions to set your career plan preferences.
      5. We recommend completing your profile. Click on your name in the top right corner, then “My Profile”.
      6. Search “UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha on Campus Employment Office” in the search bar on your account to view the current, open on-campus positions.
Off-Campus Employment

Log onto Handshake to also view off-campus jobs and internships.


Have questions about on and off-campus employment?

  • Schedule an appointment with the Career and Internship Program Coordinator, Alex Lawver for help.