Student Hourly & Work Study Positions

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Looking for a job on campus? 

Part-time and work-study positions are posted regularly by campus departments and off-campus organizations in Handshake (formerly Wildcat Careers)

PLEASE NOTE incoming & returning students:

You have access to log in and create your profile in Handshake using your UNH login credentials (your UNH username and password). Campus departments will post positions for on-campus employment throughout June, July and into August. Please continue to check Handshake over the summer as these postings continue to go up.

You're also invited to attend the Part-Time & Work Study Job Fair on Thursday, August 30 in the Granite State Room. 

How to find On-Campus Employment in Handshake:

  1. Login to Handshake at
  2. Go to “Jobs” at the top of your dashboard
  3. Click on “On-Campus” to filter results
  4. View and apply to jobs!

How to find work-study employment:

  1. Login to Handshake at
  2. Go to “Jobs” at the top of your dashboard
  3. Click on “Filters”
  4. Select the “Work study” checkbox
  5. Select “See Jobs” to save the filter
  6. View and apply to jobs!

**NOTE: Work-study eligibility is not saved in your Handshake profile; therefore, you may notice that you will be viewed as "not matching employer preferences." Employers have been notified that this is not necessarily the case, and the employer will still receive and review your application. You will be responsible for communicating with the employer if you have work-study eligibility or not. If any questions, please email

UNH Federal Work Study Program Information

  • Work Study positions are posted in Handshake all year round. For further directions on how to search for positions in Handshake- click here! (Reminder, all students will be granted access to Handshake on June 19th.
  • Work Study Program is divided into two different periods
    • Academic Year (September - May)
    • Summer (May-August)
  • Students must complete a new employment authorization form at the beginning of each period even if s/he keeps the same position
  • Students can work multiple work-study jobs on/off campus at once when using their funding
  • Students can see if they have work-study funding by checking their MyUNH account
  • Students receive paychecks bi-weekly
  • For Frequently Asked Questions - click here!

For more information about Financial Aid and Work Study, please visit their website.