Student Employment

Student Employment

UAA student employment positions offer convenient, on-campus employment opportunities to as many UAA students as possible. 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.

To be eligible for student employment, UAA students must be registered in six or more UA credits and be scheduled to work no more than 20 hours a week as a UAA student employee. Continuing UAA student employees must demonstrate a record of successfully completing at least six UA credits in previous semesters, maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average, and work no more than 20 hours a week in a UAA student employee position.

Refer to UAA Student Employment Guidelines and Procedures for more details about eligibility to work in student positions. Students seeking UAA student employment should visit


Other Resources

Career Services Center

Rasmuson Hall 122
The Career Services Center offers an off-campus employment database where students can register on-line and review hundreds of open jobs and internship opportunities. Creating a profile allows students to search employment opportunities and for employers to review application materials. Students seeking employment on-campus should visit for opportunities to work within departments at UAA.

Human Resource Services

University Lake Building 101
907.786.4608 (V), 907.786.1420 (TTY)
The Human Resource Services (HRS) team enriches the lives of the UAA community by providing tools that inspire learning and enhance work life. A broad range of employment opportunities are available at UAA consisting of full time, part time, regular, term, temporary, and student positions. Detailed information regarding employment opportunities can be found online. The HRS team also offers assistance for those who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application process.

Office of Student Financial Assistance

University Center 105
Federal Work Study (FWS) is a program that allows college students to work at their university in exchange for Federal Work Study funds. Federal Work Study is offered to students who show financial need and indicate interest in programs other than grants. a Free application for Federal Student aid (FaFSa) determines student eligibility. FWS funds are limited so we encourage students to submit their FAFSA as early as possible.