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Student Employment

Campus Recreation is one of the largest student employers at UIC.  With over 200 student employees, we provide many opportunities for employment. Jobs are available throughout the school year, summer, and break periods. Some jobs are based on certifications or experience and we maintain many certification programs here on campus.

Employees are hired as both regular student employees and Federal Work Study (FWS) employees. Work Study eligible students are given priority for job placement. Contact the Student Employment Office at (312) 996-3130 for further information on to verify your eligibility for FWS.

Application Instructions

Step 1:  Online Information Session

This application information session details what to expect during the application process, available positions and their requirements.  Some positions require certifications or special training.  The session also has tips for your application and interview.  There is a short quiz at the end of the information session that needs to be completed. Screen shot your certificate of completion as this will be required in Handshake to apply.

Step 2: Submit Online Application Through Handshake (APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED THROUGH HANDSHAKE)

Once you completed the online information session, you may apply for a position through Handshake.  Remember to include your resume and cover letter with your application.

Email and paper applications are not accepted

Step 3: Interview

If you are selected to interview for a position, you will be contacted by the hiring manager to schedule a date and time.  Due to the large number of applicants, not every applicant will receive an interview.

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