The UMass Lowell Student Employment Office is designed to help you, as an enrolled student, pursue your educational goals by providing employment resources, regardless of your financial need. Wondering how to get started in your job search?
- Familiarize yourself with the various types of employment to determine the jobs for which you are eligible to apply.
- Log in to JobHawk, our job posting web site, to search and apply to jobs that interest you. There are training guides and video tutorials available in the JobHawk "Students" tab to help you navigate through the site.
- Create a resume and upload it to your JobHawk profile in order to apply to jobs. You can choose from a multitude of diverse job opportunities, all of which offer flexibility in scheduling, comfortable working environments and competitive pay rates.
- Check your UMass Lowell student e-mail and JobHawk account for replies from employers regarding setting up an interview.
- Accept a job!
- Submit the W-4/ New Hire Packet (electronically) and the I-9 Form (with original ID's) to the Student Employment Office if you've secured a Financial Aid Student Employment job. You need to do this before you can be officially hired by the supervisor. Once your hire is complete, both you and your supervisor will receive an approval e-mail from our Student Employment Office with important details on how to enter your hours worked and receive your bi-weekly paycheck.
- Review the Student Employment Handbook. Know your rights and responsibilities.
- The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act will go into effect on April 1, 2018. This act
- provides rights beginning on that date and amends Massachusetts General Law to include its
- provisions (MGL c 151B, section 4).
- UMass Lowell employees and employment applicants to UMass Lowell have the right to be free
- from discrimination due to pregnancy or a condition related to pregnancy.
- Employees may request a reasonable accommodation based on pregnancy or a pregnancy-related
- condition, without being subject to adverse action. For more information, please contact Clara I. Reynolds, Director, EOO; Title IX Coordinator; and Section 504/ADA Cooridnator, 978-934-3565.
TYPES OF EMPLOYMENT
There are currently several types of student employment available. Each type of employment has varying eligibility criteria, funding sources & application procedures. The following information will explain each type of employment and who is eligible to apply:
Not sure if you have a UMass Lowell Student Employment or Federal Work Study award as part of your financial aid package? Check your Financial Aid Award on SiS to confirm.
For additional information and helpful resources, visit the Student Employment page of our website. Still have questions? Contact our Student Employment Office.