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Student Jobs

Part time positions for students currently enrolled at UM.

Applications accepted only for the term listed in red below. We often have jobs for students in all schools and colleges.

All positions are approved for Work Study.

  • You must be a currently enrolled U-M student. Preference is given to students with work study.
  • You must have your class schedule to complete the "availability" section of the application.
  • U of M Students on the Ann Arbor campus must complete the Student Employment Application on Wolverine Access in order to be considered for any position. For instructions see: in new window

  How to apply:
  1. Please apply only for positions currently available, listed in red below.

  2. Click the job descriptions link below to determine which positions you are qualified for. Apply only if you are qualified and the position is open.

  3. Complete the application one of two ways:

    A. Click here PDF Document opens in new window to complete the PDF application form. Print it out, attach your resume and take it to the drop box on the Hiring Table at the Law Library's Administrative Office, Room S-180 Legal Research Building.
    B. Go to the Hiring Table at the Law Library's Administrative Office to complete a paper application. The Administrative Office is on the top level of the underground addition. It is the last office on the right after you pass the Reference/Information Desk.

  4. All jobs require a resume. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  5. Apply early--applications are accepted until all positions are filled.


- - Open Positions for Spring & Summer 2015 - - 

Positions for Law Students:

  • Reference Desk Assistant, 8 openings

  • Faculty Research Assistant, 5 openings

Positions for Law Students or MSI students:

  • ​​​Phone Page, 5 openings

Positions for any UM Students:

  • Stacks Assistant, 4 openings

updated 03/24/2015

Job Descriptions:
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FAQ: What Every Applicant for a Student Job Should Know

We are now accepting applications only for the term and positions listed in red above. Other positions may become available. Supervisors may not know until early into the term exactly how many people they will need. Some of them may not hold interviews until later in the semester. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What is the status of my application?

    - Your application was sent to the supervisors of the position(s) you applied for.
    - The supervisor will call you if s/he is interested in interviewing you.

  2. When will I be called for an interview?

    - Supervisors will contact you to arrange an interview if your schedule matches the vacant positions they need to fill.
    - Supervisors will probably contact everyone they wish to interview by the third week of the term. If you have not heard from us by then, you should consider applying elsewhere.

  3. Why wasn't I selected for an interview?

    - You didn't provide contact information, so we couldn't get in touch with you.
    - You graduated.
    - You're not a college student.
    - Your available times to work were too limited.
    - You didn't include your current class schedule.
    - We were not actively hiring for the position you applied for, or the position was already filled.
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