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University Dining works to create a collaborative work environment that educates and engages our student employees. Working on campus is an excellent opportunity to meet new people and explore campus life. The University Dining employment program employs student staff in all dining areas with positions including baristas, production associates (cooks), cashiers, dishwashers, receiving, marketing, office support, and leadership positions.

UWSP dining student employee in the Indulge Bakery

Why Work for University Dining?

  • Be part of an award-winning operation
  • Earn Dawg Dollars for meals
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Meet new friends while gaining valuable experience
  • Work-study or regular payroll
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Highly competitive wages


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One of the major perks of working with University Dining is flexibility. We offer flexible scheduling around your classes and other commitments. Students work from 8 to 20 hours weekly for the fall and spring semesters. University Dining student employees are paid a highly competitive wage and can earn Dawg Dollars to use on future food purchases at our on-campus locations.


Positions worked within University Dining can help you develop transferrable personal and professional skills along with experience that looks great on your resume. Common skills learned include: Responsibility, Customer Service, Community Engagement, Communication, Problem-Solving, Job Knowledge, Time Management, Inclusivity at Work


Other students you work with in University Dining can quickly become your new friends. University Dining is one of the largest employers of students on campus. Having a job means learning to manage the money you earn. Financial literacy is a lifelong skill. You can learn to budget and save depending on your needs and goals. Use the money for immediate expenses, fun adventures, or next semesters tuition.

Available Student Employment Positions

Upper DeBot Dining Center

DUC Food Court

Front of House Associate
Production Associate
Sanitation Specialist / Ware Washer
Front of House Associate
Production Associate
Sanitation Specialist / Ware Washer

Lower DeBot Marketplace

Food Truck

Production AssociateFood Truck Staff



Receiving and Inventory Associate
Food & Nutrition Office Support 1
Catering Event Staff
Production Associate

Available Professional Staff Positions

Not a student but still interested in working with University Dining? We offer a variety of professional staff positions open to external applicants. Click the button below to learn more!

University Dining places a strong emphasis on quality, value, student employment, and sustainability. Our employment program works hard to develop a reputation as the best place for students to work on campus. In addition to paying a competitive wage, working for UWSP provides professional skills that recruiters say they are in search of for entry-level employees. Student employees are also rewarded financially with longevity opportunities and advancement.