On- and Off-Campus Student Employment

Students! Sign up for HandShake to view OFF-CAMPUS Jobs and Internships

Student Login Directions:

  1. Go to https://uwm.joinhandshake.com/login
  2. Enter your student email address in the box ( _____@students.uwc.edu) and click next
  3. Click "I'm a Student or Alumni"
  4. Enter your general information
  5. Confirm your registration - go to your email inbox and click the link provided to confirm your email
  6. Complete the questionnaire  
  7. The home page of your HandShake account will then say that you are pending access to UW-Milwaukee. Please allow 24-48 business hours for administrative approval to then gain full access.
  8. You are now ready to view the many opportunities posted on HandShake! Good luck!

On-Campus Work-Study Positions

  1. Be sure you have been awarded and accepted "Work-Study" on your PRISM Financial Aid page.
  2. You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits during the semester.
  3. Schedule an interview with the supervisor listed with each position. At the interview,  hours and pay will be discussed.
  4. Fill out the Student Employment Application Form and bring it with you to the interview.  
  5. If you are hired for a position, pick up a Work-Study eligibility packet from the Solution Center.
  6. You MUST return the completed payroll packet to the Campus Administrative Specialist to get put on the payroll. In addition, you'll have to complete and pass a background check.
  7. Students are responsible for entering their own work hours through the payroll system. Supervisors will approve all hours. Students get paid every two weeks through direct deposit. See attached directions.
  8. Click here for more information.

Available PositionsWork-Study Positions at the UWM at Washington County campus

    On-Campus Regular Positions

    1. You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits during the semester. You do NOT have to be awarded 'Work-Study' as part of your Financial Aid.
    2. Schedule an interview with the supervisor listed with each position. At the interview,  hours and pay will be discussed.
    3. Fill out the Student Employment Application Form and bring it with you to the interview.  
    4. If you are hired for a position, pick up a Non Work-Study Eligibility Packet from the Solution Center.
    5. You MUST return the completed payroll packet to the Campus Administrative Specialist to get put on the payroll. In addition, you'll have to complete and pass a background check.
    6. Students are responsible for entering their own work hours through the payroll system. Supervisors will approve all hours. Students get paid every two weeks through direct deposit. See attached directions.
    7. Click here for more information.

    Available Positions: Regular Positions at the UWM at Washington County campus (Not Work-Study)

    Employers! Looking to hire? Sign up for HandShake to post OFF-CAMPUS Jobs and Internships

    Employer Login Directions:

    1. Go to https://uwm.joinhandshake.com/login
    2. Click on "Sign up for an account" on the left side 
    3. Click on the "Employer" button
    4. Complete the required information
    5. Request access to the UWM Employment Office
    6. Please allow 24-48 business hours for administrative approval
    7. Once your registration has been approved, see below on how to post a job and/or internship.

    Posting Jobs and Internships:

    1. Log in to HandShake
    2. Go to "Post a Job"
    3. Complete the required information
    4. At the end, select UW-Milwaukee as the school 
    5. After completion of your job posting, please allow 24 to 48 business hours for administration approval.

    If you have questions or want to schedule a meeting with the UWM at Washington County Career Counselor

    Career and Mental Health Counselor
    phone: 262-808-4134
    stop by: my office is located in the College Life Exploration Center on 3rd Floor, Room 308