Student Employment

Postings for Student Workers and Student Faculty Positions are required. Notify students within department on where postings will be available for all openings.  


Options include: 

  • Post on Handshake  
  • Post on School/College website   

Reminder: Cannot directly hire student workers or student faculty. 


Work Study


Work-Study is a financial aid award that allows undergraduate and graduate students to work part-time to earn money to pay for educational expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the recipient's course of study. Students earning work-study funds are paid bi-weekly. If awarded work-study, students may search open positions on the Handshake job board. Students can be awarded Federal or Colorado Work Study. 

Not sure if you have Work-Study? It will be a specific line item in your financial aid award package located in your student portal. 

Work Study 

If hiring a student employee with work study: 

  • Please verify the student has work study (student provide award letter or confirm with financial aid) 
  • If a student is seeking work-study, but was not initial awarded work-study by the Financial Aid Office, a student may submit a Work-Study Request Form  to be placed on the Work-Study Waitlist. 

Hourly (Non work study) 

  • Student hourly positions are 100% funded by a university department budget. Work-study and/or financial aid is not required for this type of employment. All hourly students must be enrolled in 6 credit-earning capacity during the semester in which you are employed.   

Contact Financial Aid for any question:

Contact Student Employment for any questions:

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Aurora, CO 80045


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