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Work with University Housing!

A job with University Housing is fun and a great way to meet friends, become an important part of the UW community, and work close to where you live! You’ll gain valuable life skills which will help you succeed in your career and life!

Interested? Check out our employment opportunities below. Wages start at $15.00/hr or higher!

Also, as a UW-Madison student working on campus, you may not have to pay for Social Security (6.2%) and Medicare (FICA) taxes (1.45%). This could save you hundreds each year!

If you have any questions about the hiring process, please email

☀️ Now Hiring For Summer ☀️

Want to work with Housing this summer but don’t want to go through the hassle of finding an apartment to sublet? University Housing is offering summer housing for our student employees. The best part? It’s only $600 for the whole summer!

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a student employee of University Housing for Summer 2024
  • Must be 18 years or older to live with Housing during the summer

For more details check out our Summer Term Housing page. To apply for summer housing, log in to My UW Housing and follow the summer application link. When filling out the application – identify that you would like to work for Housing.

Apply today!

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Work with University Housing!

Whether you’re looking to earn some extra spending money or jump-start your career, University Housing has a wide selection of student positions for you! From Dishwasher to Culinary Assistant or Student Stocker, employees can benefit from opportunities to work in a variety of different departments and become eligible for promotional opportunities, all while we work around your class schedule!

Benefits of Working with Housing:

  • All of our student jobs have a starting wage of $15/hour or more, with opportunities to earn raises or promotions
  • Employees receive a discount on food and drinks in our dining halls
  • Total schedule flexibility
  • Ability to work in a variety of different departments
  • Our positions are work-study eligible
  • Meet a fun, social network of other student employees
  • No prior job experience is necessary for many of our positions!

Apply today!


Do you want to be placed into one of your TOP residence hall preferences for Fall 2024?

Work for Housing this fall, and you’ll receive a priority residence hall assignment! More information about Residence Hall Priority Consideration for 2024 will be coming in late April!