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Student Jobs

Join other Gophers on the Housing team

Students work in a variety of roles from the Information Desk and Community Advisors to the facilities and tech teams—all providing outstanding programs, services, and support for residents.

Many positions are open until filled, offer flexible hours, and the ability to work where you live. Take advantage of the opportunity to earn some extra cash, gain work experience, and get to know other student staff in your community.

Questions? Contact us!

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Hospitality Specialist

Support Conference and Event Services with exceptional service for summer guests, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring positive customer experiences.

Summer Only

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Office Assistant

Provide customer support at the information desks of all residence halls/apartment complexes by distributing mail, giving tours to prospective residents, and addressing general concerns of residents.     

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Student Custodian

Help maintain the cleanliness of residence halls and apartments. This position fosters responsibility, work ethic, and communication skills, with flexible hours that fit into busy academic schedules.

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Communication and Engagement Intern

Create socially just and engaged communities in residence halls and university apartments supporting student community, well-being, and belonging.

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Community Advisor

Live-in student staff who build personal relationships with residents and offer them support by establishing a sense of community, assisting with roommate conflicts, and addressing general concerns of residents.

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Computer Center Coordinator

Assist with software and hardware problems, UMN-TV, printing support, and computer center maintenance. This position also provides technical support to building business staff.

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Student Utility Worker

Assist maintenance mechanics with building-wide repairs and respond to work order requests. This position fosters skills in power tool usage, team building, and communication, while also providing flexible hours.

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Contactless Delivery

This position reports directly to the building Residence Director and provides contactless delivery of meals and packages to students who have been assigned to isolation or quarantine housing. Daily shifts available from 4 - 6 pm.

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Security Monitor

This position reports to the University of Minnesota Police Department. They create a sense of security in our buildings by performing nighttime building rounds and observing/reporting possible criminal activity.  

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Dining Services

M Dining offers a wide variety of positions that foster leadership development, team building, and work ethic. These positions offer flexible hours and provide the opportunity for pay raises and promotions.    

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Hospitality Business Specialist

Assist the Business Operation Supervisor to facilitate summer school, conferences, and camps within our residence hall and apartment communities.

Summer Only

Volunteer Opportunities

Students looking for volunteer experience may be interested in the following opportunities to connect with neighbors and other student staff in their building community. 

Welcome Week Leaders

Join a team of volunteers who help to create a welcoming and inclusive experience for new students. Help others prepare for their life at the U of M through planning, exploring campus, building community, and participating in campus traditions. Get details about benefits, training, and apply by March 31, 2021.

Health Advocates

These student volunteers are appointed as a health resource in their residence hall or apartment community in partnership with Boynton Health. Health Advocates attend an online class every Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 4:25 pm, where they are trained to respond to common health-related issues. 

Sustainability Advocates

This volunteer role calls on students who promote, inform, and educate peers on zero waste and sustainable practices within their residence hall. Gain hands-on leadership experience in partnership with the University of Minnesota Recycling Program, Office of Sustainability, and Housing.