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Student Jobs

The Union offers a variety of student jobs that are fun, flexible and conveniently located around the UW-Madison campus. Plus, all student jobs start at a minimum of $15/hr. The quickest way to get hired with the Union is through Direct Placement, which allows you to complete a general application and be placed in an available unit that fits your needs. Alternatively, you can apply for specific positions as they open up within our various units.

If you have any questions about the hiring process, please email studentrecruiting@union.wisc.edu.

Check Out Our Student Job Opportunities Below:

Examples of Student Jobs in Each Category

  • When you submit an application within this category, you are applying for an immediate start in dining and facilities units at the Wisconsin Union!

    The Human Resources department will work with you and place you in a job that fits your schedule, location preference, and likes.

    If you have any questions about the hiring process or how Direct Placement works, please email studentrecruiting@union.wisc.edu.

  • Some examples of positions include:

    • Building Manager
    • Event Set-Up Team Member
    • Custodial
    • And More!

    If we don't currently have openings for the position(s) you're looking for, please fill out our interest form and we'll let you know when we're hiring!

  • Some examples of positions include:

      • Restaurant & Kitchen Staff - Bakery Production, Food Production, Dishroom, Cashiers, etc.
      • Hotel & Hospitality Staff - Catering, Hotel Front Desk Staff, etc. 
      • Badger Market & Café - Cashiers, etc. 
      • And More!

    If we don't currently have openings for the position(s) you're looking for, please fill out our interest form and we'll let you know when we're hiring!

  • Some examples of positions include:

      • Box Office Clerk
      • Creative Consultant for Wheelhouse Studios
      • Front of House Manager 
      • Usher
      • Outdoor UW Trip Leader
      • And More!

    If we don't currently have openings for the position(s) you're looking for, please fill out our interest form and we'll let you know when we're hiring!

  • Some examples of positions include:

      • Conference Management Intern
      • Student Recruiting Ambassador
      • Wiscard Office Assistant 
      • Social Media & Marketing Intern
      • And More! 

    If we don't currently have openings for the position(s) you're looking for, please fill out our interest form and we'll let you know when we're hiring!

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