On-campus student employment is a great way for students to earn income through federal work study and other means, connect work with academics, and engage with peers, faculty and staff members across the University!

Departments as varied as Athletics, Learning Commons, Mail Services, WMPG, Free Press, Music, Theatre, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and many others across the University offer on-campus work opportunities to students. Work-study opportunities pay between $17.00 and $18.00/hour.

When completing the FAFSA, make sure to indicate your interest in federal work study so you can take advantage of these great opportunities!

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Campus Employment Connection

Students interested in learning more about on-campus employment, especially federal work study, are encouraged to check out Campus Employment Connection, a program designed to connect students to on-campus employment opportunities and which includes a paid component ($17.00/hour) consisting of orientation and training.

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Join America Reads and America Counts!

A signature federal work-study opportunity, the America Reads and America Counts Challenge is a comprehensive, nationwide effort to create in-school, after-school, weekend and summer tutoring programs in reading and mathematics.

Working for America Reads and America Counts is a great way to take advantage of your federal work-study offer while making a meaningful difference in the community!

Current Students

Check out student employment resources for current students.

Faculty & Staff

Hiring and supervising resources for faculty and staff members.

Contact Student Employment

Phone: 207-780-4660

Email: usmstudentemployment@maine.edu

Location: McGoldrick Center for Career and Student Success, Second Floor

Questions about…OfficeContact Information
On-campus employment opportunities, training, payroll and hiring process Campus Student Employmentusmstudentemployment@maine.edu
Financial aid, federal work-study, FAFSAStudent Financial Servicesusm.finaid@maine.edu
Off-campus employment opportunities, career readiness, resume help, interview preparation, Job and Internship BoardCareer and Employment Hubusmcareers@maine.edu

Community Employers

If you are interested in working with us to offer internships or employment opportunities to USM students, please contact the Career and Employment Hub at usmcareers@maine.edu. We look forward to working with you!