Part-Time Student Jobs

2017 Student Employee of the YearBoth on-campus and off-campus student jobs are available to KU students. Our goal is to assist University of Kansas students in obtaining employment while they are attending KU, so they can earn money for college, develop new job skills, build a resume and gain valuable professional experience.

Off-Campus Student Jobs

The job location and development (JLD) program sponsored by the University Career Center (UCC) and the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships locates and develops off-campus job opportunities (full or part-time, seasonal, or temporary) in Lawrence, Topeka and the Kansas City Metropolitan area. All off campus student jobs are posted in KU Career Connections.

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Off-Campus Student Jobs Newsletter

Want to stay updated on the latest off-campus student job postings? Subscribe to the off-campus student jobs newsletter and receive a weekly email with new position announcements. You can click on any of the jobs listed in the newsletter and log in to KU Career Connections with your KU online ID and password to view jobs represented in the newsletter as well as others listed in the system.

Annual Part-time Job Fair

Each year the University Career Center holds a Part-Time Job Fair on the first day of classes in the fall. View the attending organizations from the 2016 event.

On-Campus Student Jobs

All student jobs at the University of Kansas are posted on Other campus positions can be found at:

NOTICE: Federal Work Study is managed by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, / 785-864-4700.

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Finding an off campus student job

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Searching for positions in KU Career Connections


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  1. Thursday, September 20, 2018
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Kansas Union: 5th floor
  2. Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Burge Union, Forum B
  3. Tuesday, November 6, 2018
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Kansas Union: Kansas Room


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University Career Center
6th in the nation for its social media presence in 2013 —
Winner of the 2013 Innovation Excellence Award in Research —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2009 National Chevron Award winner for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
2010 National Chevron Award finalist for excellence in career services —National Association of Colleges and Employers
Professional Clothing Closet won Service Program of the Year —2011-12 Jayhawk Choice Awards
More than 500 students enroll in career classes annually
Each year more than 7,500 jobs and 1,400 internships are posted in KU Career Connections
University Career Center hosts eight career fairs each year
More than 360 organizations attended University Career Center career fairs the past academic year
More than 10,000 students attended University Career Center workshops in 2012-13