Student employment application

Students working in the Libraries' digitization lab.

Interested in joining our team?

We are looking for energetic, dedicated, and friendly students to help foster the University's mission to advance teaching, research, student learning, and community engagement. Student employees play an integral part in the University Libraries' mission to embrace intellectual inquiry and innovation, nurture the production of new knowledge, and foster excellence in education through scholarly resources, active learning environments, cutting-edge technology, and exceptional service.

Our many departments offer hands-on work experience that allows students to develop career experience in customer service, technology and software support, administration, planning, cash-handling, library services, digitization, metadata, database support, archival support, photography, virtual reality development, and scholarly research support. You'll work hand-in-hand with a diverse group of academic, library, student service, and creative professionals. 

More detailed information about the Library's unique departments and student employee opportunities can be found on the student employment page.

Other Employment Opportunities!

The University Libraries and other campus departments, may advertise additional student employee opportunities on the University's main recruitment website.

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About our positions and the application process


Schedule and hours worked vary between departments. Most positions work approximately 10-25 hours per week and are flexible to accommodate course schedules. Students can work a maximum of 25 hours per week across all University Student Employee positions held. Students can work a full-time, 40-hour per week schedule during summer and winter break, depending on the needs of the department. More information about schedule and hours will be communicated during the interview process.


Student employee positions are primarily located on the Reno campus, in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, or in the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library.

Prim Library positions are at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe, in Incline Village, with hiring preference given to Tahoe-based students.

Application period

Application submitted will be used to fill vacancies as they occur and are valid for 6-months from the date of submission. You must resubmit a new application after 6-months.


Applicants must be actively enrolled students at the University of Nevada, Reno


Student positions in University Libraries start in the Student Worker 1 classification at $11/hr. Promotional opportunities may be available in some departments.