Student Employment

Welcome to Student Employment!

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The University of North Texas currently employs over 5,000 students through one of three types of employment: 1) Regular Hourly jobs, 2) Work Study positions, 3) Eagle Internships. Working at UNT is ideal for students due to convenient location, flexible scheduling, social networking, and the opportunity to develop relevant, transferable skills. Meet our student employment and front desk team who will be assisting you here.

1.  Hourly Student Employment

• All UNT students are eligible for Hourly Student Employment jobs.
• 100% of the paycheck is funded by the hiring department.
• Students are allowed to work up to 25 hours a week, International students can work up to 20 hours a week.
• Minimum pay is $9.25, but positions may start at a higher rate.

2.  Work Study Positions

• Open to UNT students who have received and accepted Federal Work Study in their University of North Texas Financial Aid Package.
• 30% of the paycheck is funded by the hiring department, and 70% is funded by the federal government.
• Students are allowed to work up to 25 hours a week.
• Minimum pay is $9.25, but positions may start at a higher rate.

3.  Eagle Internships

• Open to all UNT students.
• Paid On-Campus Internship in a department related to the student’s major (eligible for Work Study).
• Minimum of 10 weeks.
• Typically, one semester but potential to extend for an additional semester.
• Only 30 positions on campus.
• Students receive 30 hours of Professional and Personal Growth Programming.
• Students may also use this program for academic credit (subject to requirements of major/college).

I-9 Processing

I-9s are processed in-person Monday-Friday by Drop-Ins only from 11am to 4pm. To start the I-9 process, you must have an offer letter from your department, complete the onboarding and your section 1 of the I-9, and have original copies of all required verification documents.

National Student Employment Week and Student Employee of the Year Award

National Student Employment Week occurs during the Spring semester every year. Campus departments are encouraged to celebrate their student employees throughout the week, nominate student employees for the Student Employee of the Year award and submit photos.

Student Employment Resources

Contact & Location

(940) 565-2105

Sage Hall, Suite 202
1167 Union Circle
Denton, TX 76203

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Regular Hours Quick Chats
Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 5:00pm 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm 1:00pm-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm no drop-in hours

Learn how to Connect with the Career Center

Regular Hours: Appointments by phone, in-person, email and Zoom; Students and Recent Graduates – Navigate; Experienced Alumni – Handshake. Drop-Ins: (no appointment needed) Phone or video – Navigate; In-person – Sage 280

Share Kudos with the Career Center staff.

The UNT Career Center encourages persons with disabilities to participate in our events and meet with our staff. If you anticipate needing an accommodation or have questions about accessibility, please call 940-565-2105 in advance of the event or your visit.