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We are looking for new 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. 


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
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

English Application
Spanish Application


The Best Place To Work Is Hiring Full-Time and Non-student Part-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. 

Shift Manager - Restaurant Float
Are you a service industry professional who doesn't settle for less than the best? Is high quality, safe food preparation delivered with great customer service important to you? If so, you may be the shift manager for whom we are looking. Learn more.

HVAC Specialist - Advanced
Experiences for a lifetime simply wouldn't be possible with the mechanical building systems that run behind the scenes. We know that things running smoothly is not magic; it's talent and hard work that makes that happen, and that's what we're looking for in an HVAC specialist - advanced. We know you incredible HVAC specialists are problem-solvers, experts in patience and communication, and have vasts amounts of technical knowledge that you apply to many situations. If you're ready to apply your skills to a new position in which you get to positively impact the lives of millions of people each year, apply here.

Music Committee Program Advisor
Have you ever been to a concert at the Memorial Union Terrace? Or enjoyed good tunes in der Rath? Behind it all, students make it happen. But they don't do it alone; they have the help of a full-time music advisor, who guides them through the planning, promotion and implementation processes and helps them make their music dreams come true. The advisor is a mentor, a talented programmer, and an advocate for students in their quest to present quality programming. If you think you can rock this position, check out more info here, and apply by March 30 at 11:55 p.m., CST. 

Food Services Assistant
Be part of a more than 90-year Madison tradition of dining excellence at the Wisconsin Union's restaurants. Our restaurants are the setting for many memory-making moments in people's lives. We also don't settle for less than the best when it comes to culinary creations, and our team members share in that vision. This is your chance to be part of a busy, supportive environment with countless learning opportunities. Click here to 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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Student Affairs

The Wisconsin Union is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.