Lakeland offers numerous on-campus employment opportunities, allowing students to connect with the school, earn money and build their résumés.
For details regarding student employment at Lakeland University, see the Frequently Asked Questions section below. If you have additional questions regarding student employment at Lakeland, contact Mara Poullette, manager of student employment, at 920-565-1035 ext. 2394 or u.
Internal Job Board Instructions
What is the first step in finding an on-campus job?
As of July 1st, 2016, all on-campus student positions will be accessible on Lakeland’s internal job board. Open positions for the upcoming academic year are typically posted at the beginning of August. To access this job board, visit https://lakeland.applicantpro.com/internaljobs/. Students can create a profile with all of their employment history and contact information, as well as upload resumes and any other supporting documents. If you need assistance building your resume, contact the career development office at . The job board also allows students to sign up for email alerts when new jobs are posted to the site. Students can also follow the Lakeland Career Development page on Facebook for updates on open positions and any other student employment news.
When does hiring take place for the academic year?
Lakeland University hosts an annual Job Opportunity Fair in the Campus Center on the first Tuesday of classes. The job fair is open to students from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Students can explore available job opportunities and meet supervisors. Students should bring five copies of their résumé and fall academic schedule, and dress professionally. Employers will not be able to make any official hiring decisions until after the job fair.
I am not eligible for Federal Work Study. Can I still work on-campus?
Full-time traditional undergraduate students and international graduate students can work on-campus, but priority is given to students with Federal Work Study status.
What jobs are available on-campus?
Almost every department on-campus employs students. Most departments depend on students to help with daily operations. For example, students work in Dining Services, the Fitness Center, the Library, the Academic Resource Center, Marketing, etc.
**Please note: the positions listed here may or may not be available. Click here to view open student positions.
How many hours can I work on-campus?
During the academic year, students can work a maximum of 10 hours per week in a regular job and 18 hours per week in certain jobs that don't have consistent weekly hours. Students can hold a maximum of two positions on-campus and cannot exceed 18 hours per week combining both positions. During times when there is no school for a full week, students can work up to 29 hours – this occurs during winter break and spring break. During the summer, students may work up to 40 hours per week if the department has budgeted positions.
Are work hours flexible so I can hold a full class load and be involved on-campus?
Yes, supervisors are understanding of class schedules. Some positions have early morning or evening positions available and other departments allow you to break up your hours during the day. Schedules can be determined prior to working to fit student needs.
What is the pay rate on campus?
During the academic year, students start at $7.25 per hour their first year of on-campus employment and wages increase 25 cents per hour each year they hold an on-campus position, reaching a maximum of $8 per hour. A few positions offer a higher pay rate.
When do student employees get paid?
Students are paid twice a month. The payroll schedule for the academic year can be found on my.Lakeland.edu under the "Employee Info" tab. Lakeland University requires mandatory direct deposit for all employees. To set up direct deposit, a voided check or banking document with routing and account numbers and account type is required.
After I've been hired for an on-campus position, what must I do to start working?
Once you have been hired, your supervisor will notify Student Employment. Student Employment will then contact you via your Lakeland email to setup an appointment to complete paperwork. You will need to bring the following documents to this appointment:
- Documentation to complete an I-9 form— these documents must prove your identity and your citizenship
- The most common for identity are: driver’s license or student ID
- The most common for proof of citizenship are: social security card or a birth certificate
- A passport would count for both forms of documentation
- Direct deposit will also be required—see question #7 for details on what to bring.
- A copy of your resume
Students are not able to start working in their on-campus position until this paperwork has been completed. Student Employment is located in the lower level of the William A. Krueger building in office LL14 and is open from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.
Is there assistance provided if I want to work off-campus
Absolutely! The Career Readiness & Professional Development Office has excellent relationships with area employers who like to hire Lakeland University students and graduates. Off-campus employment positions are frequently posted in Career Connect – be sure to email to gain access OR visit with a staff member to learn more!