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Student Employment

Why work on campus?

It's a great way to earn money that goes toward your tuition, fees, or housing costs. Plus, you'll gain valuable work and life experiences that will prepare you for your future. Read on to find out what types of employment might be available.

Types of student employment

All of these types of employment are posted on Handshake, our online jobs portal.

Work study jobs

  • Offered through your financial aid package and based on financial need
  • Still require job search and job application
  • May be on-campus or off-campus
  • More information available from Blugold Central after you've applied and received your financial aid package

Non-work study jobs (university funded)

  • Not based on financial need
  • Available in many university academic departments or administrative offices
  • Any student may work under this program
  • More than 3,000 university-funded positions available each year

Off-campus jobs

Hundreds of part-time jobs in the local community each year, as well as summer positions

Explore work opportunities

The Advising, Retention and Career Center lists student employment positions both on and off campus.

Browse available positions

Getting paid to learn

"My position in the recreation department allowed me the opportunities to work on professional projects and immensely built my portfolio. I worked with amazing people who had over over 30 years of experience in fields that I want to pursue." - Cailen Rock

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Advising, Retention and Career Center

Need help figuring out your schedule for a semester? Want to get a four-year plan going? Trying to figure out what careers are right for you? We’re here to assist you with those things. Find your perfect path as a Blugold.

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