Student Summer Positions

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Heat up your wallet this summer and work for our residence life or facilities teams as a student assistant. Our summer jobs are fun, hands-on and conveniently located. Review the application process, view current positions and enrich our team by applying today.

Featured Job Opportunities


Conference Assistant

Our Summer Conferences team is hiring student staff to assist conference coordinators and staff in welcoming our summer guests to our residence halls.


  • Position runs early May to mid-August
  • Work up to 25 hours per week (potentially more during peak periods) helping full-time staff operate the residence halls and provide service and assistance to summer guests
  • Monthly stipend of $434
  • Declining meal plan balance of $900 Dine In Dollars and $300 Bevo Pay funds
  • Occupy a one-bed space within a shared room in a designated residence hall


  • Serve as an advisor and resource to conference attendees
  • Assist in the administrative operation of conference-occupied residence halls
  • Provide desk staff coverage during evenings and weekends
  • Assist with conference turnover
  • Perform on-call duty for conference-occupied facilities, including overnights.
  • Assist with check-ins and checkouts, and key and room inventories
  • Help prepare for and provide service to summer conference groups
  • Eligible to work additional duties at a pay rate of $11 per hour as a desk assistant at various UHD-operated desks across campus

Learn more about the position and apply online. Apply by the priority deadline, Friday, March 1, to ensure your application gets the first look.

Desk Assistant (DA) and Office Associate (OA)

Desk assistants and office associates are full-time UT students who serve year-round in part-time administrative roles (up to 25 hours per week). Students are assigned to work at our residence hall front desks, Jester Mail Center, University Apartments office or Occupancy Management office. They are also eligible to work any or all of the distinct terms of the summer. We are not currently accepting applications for the DA and OA positions.

Student Facilities Assistant

Our facilities team is hiring student staff to help them perform general maintenance in our facilities and buildings to prepare for summer and fall occupancy. No previous experience is necessary – our skilled facilities team will teach you everything you need to know.


  • $13 per hour
  • Work up to 40 hours per week as a painter, building attendant or maintenance worker
  • Position runs from May through end of summer


  • Cleaning rooms, offices, lobbies, hallways and other areas within our facilities to prepare for summer and fall occupancy
  • Preparing banquet and meeting rooms for conferences
  • Changing air filters
  • Installing bulletin boards
  • Utilizing a work order system
  • Inspecting and cleaning mechanical rooms
  • Assisting in make-ready tasks to prepare rooms for occupancy
  • Performing and/or assisting Mechanic Technician in the repairs of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, painting, carpentry and other trades as needed or qualified

You can apply by submitting the English application or Spanish application. If you have questions, email our human resources team or call 512-471-5031.