The Value of Student Employment

Obtaining work experience while earning your degree can be a great addition to your resume and demonstrate to an employer or graduate program that you have developed professional skills.  Whether you obtain experience through a campus position, internship/co-op or an off campus opportunity, you will have the opportunity to enhance your professional network and fine tune relevant or transferable skills.   

On-Campus Employment

All work-study and non-work-study on-campus positions will be posted on
Please keep in mind the following when searching for positions: all campus positions will be classified as Part-Time and Temporary

For more information about how to search and apply for on-campus employment, view the On-Campus Employment flyer.

Work Study FAQs

What is Work Study?

The Federal Work-Study Program provides students with the opportunity to work on campus or at approved off-campus non-profit organizations while they attend college. The purpose of any work-study program is to help a student pay educational costs through employment. It is financial aid that is considered self-help. Students must demonstrate financial need and be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits undergraduate) to be eligible.

Learn more about Work Study at UM-Dearborn

How do I know if I have a Federal Work-Study award?

Log into UM-Dearborn Connect to view your Financial Aid

Are you a work-study student working at UM-Ann Arbor or UM-Flint?

Contact Mai Qazzaz ( for assistance with completing all necessary paperwork.  

Off-Campus Employment

Looking for a full-time or part-time employment, co-ops, and internships?

Visit Career Connections and login using your umich email and password.

Update your profile and upload your resume to get started!

Career Services

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