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Evelin Mercedes

Working on your University of Houston campus can be very rewarding. Seek out opportunities through your on campus recruiter website and ask around for available positions. You never know what you may find!

1. Garden Assistant

An outside garden

Through the Office of Sustainability, students have the opportunity to assist with outreach activities and general tasks. Assistants work with the garden coordinator, who will then pass on the coordinator position to the assistant after they graduate from UH. Working here means having a job for the entirety of your undergraduate career.

2. Outreach Assistant

Assistant at an event and speaking with people

Another position with the Office of Sustainability is working as a outreach assistant. You'll have the chance to promote the garden and events to your campus community as well as the surrounding areas. You will work on with other organizations, plan and promote events, and also assist with general tasks.

3. Athletics Department Assistant

Athletes running while the media team is nearby

Are you interested in video, graphic design, operations or marketing? Then there is a job position waiting for you with the Athletics Department! The department has many positions available for UH students that can help you gain experience in the sports industry and will prepare you for job opportunities after you graduate.

4. Library Assistant

Large selection of books in a library

Working at the library on campus can be a very rewarding experience. You get to help students with computer problems/questions and serve as an important part of keeping the library accessible to everyone. Even though this is a job you can keep until you graduate, there are opportunities for growth.

5. Front Desk Assistant

Student at the front desk

Many departments are always searching for student workers to help with administrative work. If you want to learn more about a specific field, find the department you're most interested in working in and ask if they have any positions available. Learning how a department works can help you in future endeavours.

6. Student Dining Worker

Self serving salad area

With dining options including Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Pizza Hut and lots more, there is always a need for student workers to lend a hand. Workers always get a free meal for their lunch break and get the opportunity to meet lots of new people. This is your chance to work in your favorite dining hall!

7. OneClass Note Taker

Take notes with OneClass and get paid while you go to class. When you take notes with OneClass, you not only earn but also get better at studying and focusing during your lectures. Become a notetaker today. 

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