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Student Jobs

Join other Gophers on the Housing team

Earn some extra cash, gain work experience, and meet new people in your community.

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.

Our paid positions offer a two-minute "commute" and the opportunity to gain valuable work experience as well as new friends. Best of all, we know that being a student comes first and prioritize flexible hours to fit your busy schedule. 

Questions? Contact us.

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Communications Intern

Develop content to share the people, activities, and environments of HRL.

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Communication and Engagement Intern

Create socially-just and engaged communities that support resident wellbeing and belonging.

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Computer Center Coordinator

Assist with software, hardware, UMN-TV, printing, and technical support needs.

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Student Utility Worker

Assist maintenance mechanics with building-wide repairs and respond to work order requests. 

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Office Assistant

Provide customer service at building Information Desks by distributing mail, equipment checkout, and other resident support.  

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Student Custodian

Maintain clean and functional spaces in our building communities with flexible hours that fit into busy academic schedules.

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Security Monitor

Maintain building security by performing nighttime rounds and reporting concerning activity.  

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Community Advisor

Build personal relationships with residents and assist with roommate conflicts or other community concerns.

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Hospitality Business Specialist

Assist the Business Operation Supervisor to facilitate summer contracts, conferences, and camps.


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Hospitality Specialist

Support Conference and Event Services with exceptional customer experiences for summer guests.


M Food Co.

M Food Co. offers a wide variety of positions in dining halls, cafes, catering, athletic concessions, internships, and more with flexible hours and the opportunity for raises and promotions. 

Explore dining jobs

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

Help to create a welcoming and inclusive experience for new U of M students through planning, exploring, community-building, and participating in campus traditions. Get details about benefits, training, and how to apply.

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.