Many students are interested in a holding a part-time job during their time at UVA. Whether you qualify for a federal work-study position or are looking for a part-time position on or off Grounds, there are plenty of options.
Keep in mind that balancing work and school requires planning and time management. University Career Services is a great resource for advice and job search assistance.
On-Grounds Employment Opportunities
Many great jobs are available right on Grounds:
- Handshake (work-study and non-work-study positions)
- University of Virginia Health System
- University of Virginia Human Resources
In addition, professors in various departments will sometimes hire students as research assistants. Working for a professor can let you get to know a faculty member while you learn more about an area of interest.
Off-Grounds Employment Opportunities
An internship allows you to get hands-on training in your field of interest and build connections with people who share your excitement about a particular career. Employers are increasingly looking for graduates who have had meaningful career experience during college.
University Career Services can help you identify internships that best suit you.