Learn more about scholarships and work experiences where you'll not only earn money but also gain invaluable experience in your field, grow your confidence and build your network. What do you want to do?

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Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships are gift aid that does not need to be repaid. The support available at UMass Lowell, like the Office of National Scholarships, makes it easy for you to search and apply for relevant merit, need-based and private scholarships.

Visit Scholarship Portal

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Conduct Research

There are many opportunities at UML for paid research assistantships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students. Reach out to a faculty member in your department to ask about available research positions. Also check out Honors Fellowships.

Explore Research Opportunities

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Work on Campus

You don’t have to be a work study student to get a job on campus. Check JobHawk for "Job Location & Development" or "Departmental Employment" positions. You can also apply to be a Resident Advisor and receive a housing and meal plan stipend.

Apply for an On-campus Job

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Intern at a Company

You can complete internships outside of your classes. Many internships are paid experiences! Check Handshake for internship opportunities for students in all majors, in all years.

Find an Internship

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Be a Co-op Student

If you're in the Manning School of Business or the Francis College of Engineering, or a computer science major, you may apply for either a 3-month or 6-month co-op position in a professional workplace outside the university.

Prepare for a Co-op

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Learn About Money

Need help managing money? Peer Money Management Mentors are here for you. The Money Management Center at UMass Lowell was created to provide financial literacy counseling for all students.

Money Management Resources

Meet Some of UML's Hardworking Students

Lisa Thompson presents her criminology research to two men at a research symposium at UMass Lowell.
Lisa Thompson '21

Her Ph.D. research at UMass Lowell won Lisa Thompson a rare research assistantship at the National Institute of Justice.

Prof. Harris is so awesome; he literally changed my life.
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