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
  • Pre-College Mentors (work study preferred)
    • Provide academic and social support to students in grades 6-12th
    • Assist with program preparation and presentations on college, careers, life skills, and leadership
    • Serve as a positive role model and assist students in their personal and academic development
    • Questions? Email
  • Diversity & Pre-College (DPC) Office Assistant (work study ONLY)
    • Assist in managing the DPC, promoting and assisting campus events, assist with planning office events, speakers, and workshops
    • Serve as a campus resource for students by promoting academic success and student development
    • Must be comfortable promoting and being a diversity ally and maintaining a professional office environment
    • Questions? Email
  • Subject-Area Tutors (remove the Math Tutor job and change to this one)
    • The Academic Success Center on the Waukesha campus is looking for UWM CGS students to work as subject-area tutors.
    • General Requirements:
      • Patient, personable, possessed a desire to learn, shows initiative
      • GPA/Recommendation Requirements:
      • “A” grades in the subject area you would like to tutor
      • 3.0 cumulative GPA preferred
      • One recommendation from an instructor in subject area you would like to tutor
    • Subject-area tutors generally work 1-2 hours per week. Tutoring could be online or face-to-face. Tutors develop skills in their content area as well as communication and problem-solving skills.
    • Questions? Email
  • 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
    • Questions? Email
  • Solution Center Student Worker
    • General Office Support
      • Assist students, faculty/staff, and community members in person and over the phone
      • Answer questions regarding admissions, financial aid, academic advising, accessibility needs, registration, transferring, and minor technical issues (i.e. email and PRISM access) and be able to refer students to relevant resources
      • Schedule appointments for office staff
      • Assist with day-to-day operational needs including inventory and general organization
    • Event Support
      • Assist with Advising & Registration and Placement Testing events, including setup and takedown
      • Provide tours of campus to prospective students
      • Proctor and/or hand-score placement tests when necessary
    • Questions? Email
  • Campus Parking Assistant
    • Requires students to work outside monitoring the parking lots to make sure parking rules are enforced daily during morning and afternoon hours
    • Possible other duties would be database entry
    • Times needed are between the hours of 7:45 AM -3:30 PM Monday – Friday
    • Hours needed: 2 to 6 hours a week
    • Questions? Email
  • Orientation Leader
    • Be a reliable resource for incoming students by welcoming them, giving tours, facilitating activities, assisting at New Student Orientations (NSO) and Panther Academic Welcome (PAW).
    • Attend Welcome Week activities.
    • *Many aspects of orientation will be virtual, and your training will reflect that.
    • Questions? Email
Find and apply for on-campus positions

Find and apply for on-campus positions on Handshake:

      1. Go to
      2. Click the blue 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 College of General Studies On-Campus Employment Office” in the search bar on your account to view the current, open on-campus positions.
Off-Campus Employment

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Have questions about on and off-campus employment?

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