UWM at Waukesha has two types of student employment available 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.
Activities Coordination Team (A.C.T.) Staff
- Work in a team environment to create programs and activities
- Coordinate all aspects of programs, including marketing, day-of coordination, clean-up, and evaluation
- Recruit volunteer help
- Engage with the student body to determine programs of interest
- Ability to communicate and work with others
- Be punctual and responsible
- Be creative and flexible
- Ability to work independently and problem solve when needed
- Ability to create marketing materials preferred
Pay rate: $10.00 per hour
- Ability to work 5-10 hours per week
- Mondays from 12:00 – 12:45pm required
- One of the following: Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 12:00 – 12:45pm required
- Availability from 11:00 – 12:00pm and/or 1:00 – 2:00pm preferred
- Be willing to adjust schedule with prior notice for large events (Mardi Gras, Spring Fling, etc.)
Interested? Contact Sue Kalinka at email@example.com. Application deadline is February 11.
Looking for peer tutors in math, writing, and various subject areas (biology, chemistry, psychology, business, and nursing).
- Work one-on-one with students and/or lead group study sessions
- Preference is given to students who maintain a 3.5 GPA in their subject area and a 3.0 GPA overall
Interested? Email Sara Pagliaroni at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Development Office Assistant
Looking for a positive, organized and energetic Student Development Office Assistant who can multi-task, take a lead role on projects, follows directions and works on their own promoting, marketing and running events for our office. Other assignments include:
- Preparing, promoting, setting up/take down for events and administrative work as assigned
- Help will also be needed in the Maker’s Space in the Union, facilitating crafts, set up and clean up
- There will be weekly tasks assigned as well a variety of projects which may come up unexpectedly, in this fun and interactive office
- Looking for a student who is willing to connect with other students while promoting and executing Student Development events
Interested? Email Candy Decker at email@example.com.
- 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
- Looking for students who have verbal communication and presentation skills as well as leadership skills
- Have the ability to take initiative when working independently
- Have familiarity with the branch campus you attend
- And a positive and welcoming attitude
Interested? Email Nicolette Fugarino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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
Interested? Email Courtney O’Connell at email@example.com.
Diversity & Pre-College Office Assistant
- 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
Interested? Email Courtney O’Connell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Information Technology Technician
- Demonstrates an intermediate level of technical proficiency
- Responsible for maintaining, repairing, and ensuring the functioning of campus technology in classrooms, meeting rooms and anywhere else supported technology is installed
- Provides support consisting of, but not limited to end-user technical support, audio visual installation, maintenance and support, desktop & laptop hardware support, Operating System support, software support, end-user training and documentation as requested
Qualifications & Expectations:
- Proficient in troubleshooting hardware, software and network issues
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in stressful situations
- Work independently and follow through on assigned tasks to successful completion
- Detail oriented
- Prior knowledge and familiarity with technology and connection types preferred
- Prior knowledge and familiarity with computer hardware and operating systems preferred
- Abide by all CTS work rules/practices specifically outlined but not limited to the Student Employment Handbook and handbooks and/or rules outlined by your department
- Starting pay is $11.50/hour
- 20 hours per week, preferably 2-6 or 8 M-Th and Fridays during the day
Interested? Email Bill Herrick at email@example.com.
Find and apply for on-campus positions on Handshake:
- Go to Handshake.
- Click the blue button labeled University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1Login
- Enter your UWM epantherID and password
- Answer the preliminary questions to set your career plan preferences.
- We recommend completing your profile. Click on your name in the top right corner, then “My Profile”.
- 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.
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 for help.