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We are looking for new faces...like yours!  Stop by and talk to some of the unit managers (they can't wait to meet you) and learn about exciting opportunities within the Union. 

SEARCH OPEN STUDENT POSITIONS

Pick your passion! There are many jobs to choose from, including barista, pizza maker, housekeeper, computer support, event manager and more.

We have opportunities at many locations: Memorial Union, Union South and more than 25 dining locations across campus.

Get In Touch
Human Resources
Memorial Union, 4th Floor
(608) 263-3939
hr@union.wisc.edu
Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Union employees enjoy:

  • Flexible hours
  • Wide variety of jobs - from barista to pizza maker to housekeeper to computer support 
  • Great wages
  • Friendly co-workers 
  • Locations all over campus including Memorial Union and Union South
  • Student-of-the-Month award program 
  • Student Employee Advisory Group (SEAG) representation and paid programming
  • Fun environment - are you kidding - it’s the Union! The Terrace, Der Rathskeller and their younger kin The Sett and Union Plaza are campus icons.
  • From Terrace chair to Chairperson - the Union wants to help our student employees transfer the skills they’ve learned here to successful careers after graduation

Student jobs are available to students from UW and other institutions—other universities, technical colleges, vocational or trade schools. Students must be registered for credits that go toward a degree and must verify enrollment and registration in order to be eligible for student jobs. High school students with certain work conditions may also apply for student jobs.

Printable Application Forms

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SEARCH OPEN STUDENT POSITIONS

The Best Place To Work Is Hiring Full-Time team Members, too

Click the links below to read about available full-time Wisconsin Union opportunities.  Full-time, permanent team members are eligible to receive paid legal holidays, vacation, personal holidays, sick leave, State Group Health insurance and more. To apply for a full-time position, please complete the application found at the applicable link(s) below. 

Catering Coordinator
Breakfasts where business decisions are made. Dinners where anniversaries are celebrated. Lunches where laughter and camaraderie can be heard echoing down hallways. Our catering team helps set the dining stage for all of those happenings and more. Catering team members guide the careful, deliberate choreography of a wonderful dining experience. We're looking for a catering manager, who can help us continue our tradition of catering excellence. Opportunities to grow, learn and make a difference are abundant here at the Wisconsin Union. These opportunities are just some of the things that make working at the Wisconsin Union different and special. Ready to apply? Click here.

Chef
Behind beautifully crafted salad dressings, beautiful pizza creations and countless other culinary masterpieces at the Wisconsin Union's restaurants and cafes are chefs and supporting culinary staff, making it all happen. They are creative, thoughtful of community dietary needs and innovative. We're looking for another team member committed to creating incredible dining experiences to join our team and make deliciousness happen at the Union. Learn more. We look forward to meeting you, Chef. 

Manager of Catering - Weddings
The details that make happily ever after seamless and stress-free at Union South and Memorial Union are made possible through the expertise of the Wisconsin Union manager of catering - weddings. This incredible team member meets with couples to help make their wedding day visions come to life throughout the year. No detail is too small for this professional, who helps with everything from vendor coordination to menu planning to setting up wedding event spaces. Would you like to help couples live happily ever after? Click here to apply for this position. 

3rd Shift Custodian Lead
Our well-functioning, clean facilities are our stage for learning, growth, fun and leadership. And critical to our facilities continuing to be destinations for experiences for a lifetime are our custodians. We are looking for a team member to join us as a 3rd shift custodian lead and help us maintain our campus facility, called Union South. Union South is a destination for meetings and conferences, with more than a dozen gathering spaces. It's also a place for dining, offering everything from Asian cuisine to pub food. In addition, it is the home of the best home football tailgate in Madison, called Badger Bash. We look forward to welcome our new custodian lead team member and to working together to make all of these experiences possible. Learn more. 

Conference Coordinator
What better way to start the New Year than to apply for an amazing job with unbelievable benefits at the best place on Earth? Our new event coordinator will join a team of event professionals dedicated to making experiences at Union South, Memorial Union and other campus locations special. We're looking for applicants who enjoy working with a team, excel at managing multiple tasks and projects, and is ready to have fun at work. Apply to be our new conference coordinator. 

Lead for Event Set-Up
Do you enjoy lists and helping plans go into action? Have you been told you have good attention to detail? You may be just who we are looking for to join our team as the lead for event set-up. As our lead for event set-up, you set up events for success. And we're talking all types of events, from weddings to conferences. No two days are the same, and that's one of the things we love and think you will enjoy, too. Apply to be part of creating experiences for a lifetime at the Wisconsin Union. 

HVAC Specialist - Advanced
Are you our future HVAC specialist - advanced? HVAC technicians, we know you are talented. You have not only the technical college to keep complex systems running, but you also have the positive attitude that helps you work with people across organizations and communicate to get things done. At the Union, you'll not only have a job that's puts your skills and knowledge to use but also provides incredible benefits and countless learning opportunities. Opportunity awaits here. 

Custodian
We, at the Wisconsin Union, regularly receive praise for our clean and well-functioning facilities, and that is no accident; it's thanks to the hard work and expertise of our facilities team, including our incredible custodians. You now have the chance to join this team and contribute to making our campus living rooms the best they can be as a custodian. You'll be part of a dedicated team that values your contributions and wants to help you succeed. We have a lot of fun, too. We hope to meet you soon. Learn more. 

Applicants with Disabilities

The University of Wisconsin provides reasonable assistance or accommodations for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodations in this process, please contact the Wisconsin Union’s Human Resources Office.

Employment opportunities are not denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer.

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