To begin your search for a Work Study job, please follow the instructions below:
SEARCHING FOR ON-CAMPUS WORK STUDY JOBS
- Visit the UNK Employment website. Once there, select the “CLICK HERE” button under the “Applicants” heading.
- At the left side of the screen, select “Applicant Login.” Click “Create an account,” and then complete the required information to set up your account and build your job application.
- After creating your account, click “Job Opportunities” on the left side of the screen under “Applicant Login.” You will see a listing of all current job openings at UNK. Navigate toward the bottom of the list and look for positions designated as “Work Study” in the “Employment Type” column. Please note that work study jobs may not always be available depending on the time of year.
- When you find a position that interests you, click on the position title. Then, in the upper right corner of the page, click “Apply.” If you are still logged in, you will be directed to your account page. Click the hyperlink with the position name, and attach the job application you completed in Step 2. Remember, you can create new job applications for different jobs or use the same application for each job. The application(s) you have created can be edited or deleted as desired.
Note: After applying for an on-campus Work Study job, you may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your account. After logging in, you will be able to check the status of positions you applied for as well as edit, delete or create new applications.
Note: The timeframe for the review of your application and the hiring process in general will vary depending on the specific position and department to which you apply. At the start of the fall semester, some departments may be just starting to look at their applications while other departments may have already made their hiring decisions. Other departments may continue to open job postings throughout the first 6-8 weeks of school. New jobs often become available at the beginning of each spring semester as well.
SEARCHING FOR OFF-CAMPUS WORK STUDY JOBS
At the Off-campus Work Study Jobs page (also called "Community Service Work Study") you will be directed to a listing of our off-campus Work Study positions. Read the job descriptions and apply directly to the designated agency by contacting the person listed within the job description.
Another off-campus Work Study opportunity is tutoring positions through the America Reads Tutoring Program. America Reads is dedicated to ensuring every American child has appropriate reading and math skills by the end of third grade. Work Study students who are hired as tutors will be assigned to one of Kearney’s 11 elementary schools to assist children with reading and some math. To apply, please complete the America Reads application (returning tutors do not need to complete the application). All applications will be reviewed, and selected applicants will be contacted for interviews with the elementary school principals after the start of the fall semester.