Every year, hundreds of students work on the UAA campus. Working on campus is a great way to gain valuable skills employers want while earning money for college expenses. Career Services takes great care in helping students find a job on campus. Start building your skills now!
Search for and apply to on-campus positions through the Careers at UA website. Refine your search by location and employment type.
For resume, cover letter, or mock interview assistance, please contact Career Services.
Benefits of Working On Campus
- Develop transferable skills employers want
- Enjoy flexible hours
- Gain experience to build your resume
- Make money to cover college expenses
- Expand your network and meet new people
- Connect with campus resources and get involved
- Make a difference on campus
- Link learning experiences with the classroom
Connect with Campus, Build Your Skill Sets
As a result of on-campus student employment at UAA, students will have the opportunity to develop foundational career competencies desired by employers. Build your resume with these career competencies as defined by NACE.
Career & Self Development
Proactively develop oneself and one’s career through continual personal and professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths and weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities, and networking to build relationships within and without one’s organization.
Clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization.
Identify and respond to needs based upon an understanding of situational context and logical analysis of relevant information.
Equity & Inclusion
Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures. Engage in anti-racist practices that actively challenge the systems, structures, and policies of racism.
Recognize and capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals.
Knowing work environments differ greatly, understand and demonstrate effective work habits, and act in the interest of the larger community and workplace.
Teamwork and Collaboration
Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals, while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities.
Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals.
Alaska PEAK: Learning Through Work
On-campus jobs are hosted by UAA faculty and staff who are dedicated to your professional development and academic success. These jobs provide immersive learning experience for students to gain valuable skills and experiences while enjoying the convenience of working on campus and balancing academic schedules. You will have the opportunity to engage with faculty and staff across campus and connect with the variety of student support resources UAA has to offer. Build connections between what you’re learning in the classroom and what you’re learning on the job and student employment will help you translate those skills into the future.
UAA student employment positions are intended to offer convenient, on-campus employment opportunities to as many UAA students as possible. In addition, student positions are intended to be part-time, temporary positions that supplement other sources of students’ financial support and promote academic and career development, whenever possible. Student employment classification is not intended to replace temporary employee classification.
The UAA Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs or designee is the MAU approving authority for exceptions to the UA Board of Regents Policy 09.05.00, University Regulation 09.05.00, and/or applicable MAU rules and procedures for any student employee at the Anchorage campus and other UAA community campuses or sites. Please review the following eligibility requirements and general exceptions for student employment.
Students may request a waiver for certain student employment eligibility requirements by completing the UAA Student Employee Waiver Form, available by contacting the Office of Student Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org, and submitting it to their supervisor for approval. If approved by the supervisor, the request will be forwarded on to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs or designee for consideration.
The Federal Work Study (FWS) Program is a part-time employment program designed to help undergraduate and graduate students meet the cost of attendance. Certain campus jobs are only available to students who qualify for Work Study. Your eligibility for the program is determined as part of your application for financial aid. Learn about federal work study from the Office of Financial Aid.