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Student Employment

Make money while making your grades

We know how busy the lives of UWEC-BC students can be, and we also know that finding a part-time job is essential to many, and a key to staying in school. Not to worry — we've got jobs on campus for you! Ease some money troubles working right here!

Working on campus can be a great way to meet new people, gain experience, and pay for the expenses of college, all right here on our Rice Lake campus.  A few jobs that are available to students each academic year are:

  • Solution Center Customer Service and Front Desk Specialist
  • Tutoring
  • Food Service
  • Library Assistant
  • Athletics & Recreational Specialist

Find a job with Handshake

UW-Eau Claire – Barron County offers students an easy way to find jobs through the convenience of an online portal called Handshake. Handshake is a tool that makes it easy to find work-study jobs and part-time jobs on campus, or internships and full-time opportunities out in the real world with available listings all in one place. 

Employers can use Handshake as a recruitment tool as well, to identify qualified candidates for open positions, register for career fairs and manage on-campus recruitment activities. Your employment cycle as a student just entering college to graduating will be streamlined with resources like Handshake. 

The video below walks through the basics of Handshake, and don't be thrown by the Blugold/UW-Eau Claire language used in the video. The process is the same for students at both campuses.

Go to Handshake

Male student working at a front desk at UW-Barron County

Work-study

If work study is part of your financial aid award package, you are eligible for a certain type of campus job that is federally funded.

Find a work study job
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Questions?

Contact Advising, Retention + Career Center
715-836-3487
arcc@uwec.edu

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