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Student Employment

There are many opportunities to work part-time while attending school at UW-Stevens Point, and well over 1,600 students do just that. While hundreds of others are assisted with finding work in the community. Many others find work themselves. Working part-time while attending school is a very popular option for many students.
UW-Stevens Point is fortunate to have our Student Involvement and Employment Office (SIEO) assisting students in their part-time job search. Located in the Dreyfus University Center, this office has a dedicated staff who network with employers all over campus and within the community always looking for employment opportunities for students here at the UW-Stevens Point.

College Work Study Program

Eligibility is based upon desire to work (which is indicated on the FAFSA), class level, and need. Students may reduce the amount on the award notice if less work is anticipated. Note: unlike other employment, earnings from Federal work-study jobs are disregarded whe determing future financial aid eligibility.

Finding Jobs

The University Food Service hires a large number of students to help with meal service. Students interested in working in one of these positions should make contact directly with the Food Service Office at 209 University Center for more information.

Stevens Point Community

Some of the most interesting work can be found in the community. The Student Involvement and Employment Office participates in the Federal Job Locator and Development program; this means employment opportunities are generated in the local marketplace. A varietyoptions are available: work at a local major industry, doing personal assistance with retired faculty members or work with a local community resident just to name a few. Job openings are posted at the Student Involvement and Employment Office, where students can register for the kind of work they would like, so that when a new position opens up they can be contacted. Vsit the Student Involvement and Employment Office (SIEO) to begin your job search.