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Work. Study. Play. On Campus.

Student employment enables you to apply coursework and classroom experiences to your job, aiding in academic, professional, and personal growth. Utilize your existing skills and develop new abilities in a professional setting, gaining necessary experience for your future.

Shape your understanding of a professional environment, including positive workplace behaviors. Gain exposure to the diverse functions and career opportunities at UNM, and learn about the interchange between public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Building relationships with professional colleagues and supervisors and expands your understanding of professionalism and how you approach work. Student employment helps you practice financial literacy and management, allowing you to offset the cost of higher education through learning and earning.


You may be encouraged to “take it easy” your first year at college in order to navigate your new campus environment. Student employment can actually help you with the transition to college life. When you work on campus, you are surrounded by staff and other students who will help and support you.


As you get closer and closer to graduation, working on campus will help arm you with the tools you need to embark on your career. Learn from professionals in your areas of interest, gain valuable skills, and make connections that can translate into future job opportunities.


Mandatory Training for Student Employees

All Student Employees (including work study) are required to complete the UNM Mandatory Training before new or continuation paperwork can be processed for them. The online training is available here.

Contact Student Employment

Physical Address
Mesa Vista Hall North - 1st Floor
Phone: (505) 277-3511
Fax: (505) 277-6925

Mailing Address
MSC11 6315
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131


Requesting Accommodation

Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and University of New Mexico policy, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the University of New Mexico, or if you cannot use the online application system, please contact the Support areas below for assistance with the application process.



Faculty - Health Sciences Center: (505) 272-4231 or
Faculty - Main Campus & Branch Campus: (505) 277-4528 or
Staff: (505) 277-6947 or
Staff - UNMTemps: (505) 277-2013 or
Students: (505) 277-3511 or

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of New Mexico is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and are dedicated to the goal of building an inclusive and pluralistic faculty and staff. We are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

Visit the links below for more information regarding our commitment to affirmative action and equal opportunity:

Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action at the University of New Mexico
Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW


New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA)
Campus Safety (Clery Act)