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On Campus Part-time Jobs (Student Employment)
Students can work on-campus as student employees. Generally, these positions are part-time, up to 20 hours per week. Typically, students work about 12-15 hours per week, but schedules can vary. There are specific regulations about each of these work types and it is important that applicants ask about these regulations. Student employment positions are commonly posted on Panther Career Net and many times are posted by paper flyers on departmental notice boards. In addition, UCS hosts several On-Campus Student Employment Fairs each year, to assist students in finding an on-campus position.

There are several work classifications to know about, each is searchable on PCN.

  1. Student Assistant
    These positions are open to all enrolled students carrying 9 credit hours or more.
  2. Panther Work Program student employee
    This is a special award administered through the Office of Student Financial Services
  3. Federal Work Study student employee
    This is a special award administered through the Office of Student Financial Services
  4. Graduate Research Assistant
    This is a special work status that is arranged through a grad students department, but could have a position elsewhere on campus. Note” Graduate students can be student assistants.

Off Campus Part-time Jobs (Student Employment)
Do you need extra cash while in college? We have just the program to help you get started. Join the P-TOC Club to learn about Part-time off campus jobs. Make money, gain skills, experience and build a solid résumé to jump start your future career choice.

Co-ops & Internships
Why Have An Internship?
Build your skills, resume and confidence through hands-on experience in a work environment. Increase your competitiveness for future employment. Explore different career paths. Meet industry professionals, start building your network and gain references to take to future employers. Internships can happen any year. They can be paid, unpaid or for credit. Begin exploring today and gain skills, experience and build a solid résumé to jump start your future career choice.

College to Career
You’re almost there, you’re submitting your application for graduation and you know it’s time to land on your feet and have the career you planned. This is your year to attend all career fairs and research companies that are looking for recent graduates. We offer several opportunities for you to connect with employers through on-campus recruiting, information sessions, Skype interviews and targeted career fairs. We look forward to seeing you at our next event.

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