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Work Study Jobs for the 2014 Summer



This list is updated on a daily basis.

Please note that the jobs posted below represent only those that were submitted to our office to date.  The list is updated on a regular basis, however, students are encouraged to contact departments directly regarding the availability of other work study positions that are not listed here.


Need help finding a job? Not sure how to prepare your resume?

Visit the UNH Career Center located at Hood House next to the MUB.
Resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips can be found in the online
Career Guide,
or you can schedule a 1-on-1 appointment with a career advisor through Wildcat Careers.
The UNH Career Center is open year-round.

For students:

  • If you are eligible for federal work-study and interested in one of these positions, contact the job supervisor directly.
  • An award of Federal Work Study is not a guarantee of a job. These positions are competitive and it is up to the student to be pro-active in pursuing employment.
  • All employment forms for on-campus positions may be obtained from your supervisor.
  • For off-campus positions, forms are available in the Financial Aid Office.
  • For Direct Deposit of your paycheck, complete the Direct Deposit Authorization Form.


For employers:

  • Work study employers who wish to post a job should complete the Job Request Form and submit it to the Financial Aid Office.
  • The 2014 Summer Work Study Payroll Schedule is available here.

Summer Work Study Jobs begin Friday, May 16, 2014 through Monday, September 1, 2014.


Accessibility Assistant Affirmative Action and Equity Pam Hayes 862-2930 $9.50/hr 305 Thompson Hall

Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesThis 8-12 hour/week summer position will report to the EEO/ADA Compliance Officer.
Duties will include:
1. On campus surveys of accessible features of buildings and walkways (prior experience not necessary).
2. Data entry into excel spreadsheet (formula knowledge not required).
3. Assistance with other facility-related or office activities.

Minimum QualificationsGood organization, attention to detail and the ability to work independently are necessary skills in this position.

Experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Experience with other applications a plus.

2014-04-17 11:23:24
Greenhouse Assistant Thompson School Greenhouse Chris Robarge 603-862-1074 $9.50/hr 296 Mast Rd, Durham, NH 03824

Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe position covers a wide range of plant related activities and requires 40 hrs of your time each week. We have 4500 sqft of indoor production area, as well as 3500 sqft of outdoor growing space, producing wide range of annuals and perennials.

Data collection and record keeping for future production needs
Daily plant care such as watering, fertilizing and dead heading                                                                              

Seeding, transplanting, potting and division of plant material                                                                                              

Pest and disease monitoring                                                 

Landscape care for our teaching gardens and grounds                                                                                

Light repair and maintenance on our greenhouse facility                                                                                               

  Interact with the public by answering questions and assisting with purchases

A typical day might include monitoring environmental conditions for proper watering and fertilizing needs. Rearranging, spacing and dead heading plant material for better marketing potential as well as insect/disease control. Helping customers with their plant selections as well as answering their questions. Anticipating the needs of our plants and making thoughtful decisions as to their continual care. If interested please contact: Chris Robarge 862-1074 for an application.

Minimum QualificationsA genuine interest in horticulture                                            

Be an energetic, self-motivated reliable individual                                                               

Have a close attention to detail                                                 

Be able and willing to communicate with visitors                

Be able and willing to work and as part of a team                                                                           

Be able and willing to work in all weather conditions



2014-04-17 11:41:13
Office Assistant Institute on Disability Kathleen Pirie 603-862-4320 $9.00/hr 10 West Edge Dr Suite 101

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  General office duties including filing, copying, organizing, database management and compiling reports. 8 to 10 hours per week.



- Knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Outlook, Power Point and Excel
 - Accuracy and attention to detail required, along with strong communication and organizational skills.

2014-04-17 14:01:23
Office/Program Assistant Professional Development & Training Karina Drumheller 862-4344 $10.00 per hour 11 Garrison Ave Room 14E Stoke Hall

Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesAssist with Violin Building Institute - deliver supplies, compile evaluation summaries, coordinate workshop materials, other tasks as necessary


Minimum QualificationsReliability - ability to work some mornings, attention to detail

2014-04-17 11:28:42
Refugee Agricultural Intern Organization for Refugee & Immigrant Success Andrea Bye (603) 296-0443 $11.00/hr. 434 Lake Ave. 2nd Floor, Manchester, NH 03103

Company Information:
The Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success (ORIS) is a non-profit organization in Manchester, New Hampshire. ORIS aids in the resettlement refugee and immigrant groups in Manchester by providing training, resources, assistance, and opportunities that promote self-sufficiency.  ORIS’s New American Sustainable Agriculture Project (NASAP) is a community-based agricultural initiative that helps refugees and immigrants in New Hampshire build sustainable farm enterprises that are consistent with their culture, lifestyle, and personal aspirations and that strengthen regional agriculture as a whole. 
Duties include development and distribution of NASAP outreach and marketing materials.  Additionally, the intern will assist immigrant farmers at the incubator farm and market sites.
• Assist with NASAP sponsored cooperative marketing activities.
• Increase marketing efficacy of Fresh Start Farms brand through promotion and outreach.
• Develop and maintain productive working relationships with local residents for the purpose of marketing crops at farmers’ markets and through a CSA.
• Provide technical assistance to farmers at markets, including development of point of sales materials and record keeping systems. 
• Provide technical assistance to farmers with vendor registration and at point of sale for federal nutritional benefit programs, including WIC, SNAP, and Senior FMNP
• Assist project staff and evaluators with gathering information on the effectiveness of marketing, production, and education initiatives.
• Participation at regular project meetings and other events as scheduled.
• Timely production of timesheets and regular reports.
• Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Willingness to work on farm and garden sites is a must. The ideal candidate will have experience in vegetable crop production. During the season, much of the work will take place in the field.  Farm work may include planting, watering, harvesting, post-harvest handling, and/or scouting for pests. 

The student will gain valuable experience working with people from all over the world. The student must consider working with persons of different backgrounds and cultural practices as an opportunity to learn and exchange ideas.

2014-04-17 14:21:54
Secretary Town of Durham Karen Edwards $10/hr 15 Newmarket Road, Durham, NH

Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesAnswer phones, customer service, filing, data entry
20 hours a week for the summer only


Minimum QualificationsPrevious customer service experience necessary, knowledge of Microsoft Office programs required.
Please e-mail resume to above e-mail address.  No phone calls please.

2014-04-17 11:32:41
Student Services Assistant for MACDPP/SMDP/CDF PROGRAMSS The Carsey Institute Sanjeev Sharma and Robin Husslage 603-862-2821 15.00/hr Huddleston Hall, 73 Main Street

Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesThis position supports 3 Carsey Institute education programs which will run consecutively through May and June, 2014: The Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice; The Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program and The Certificate in Community Development Finance. These programs bring a diverse student population from around the world to Durham.  Position responsibilities include copying and assembling course materials;transporting students, faculty and guest speakers to and from program functions; assisting with student check-in/check-out, housing, dining, arrival and departure logistics, etc.; running errands and assisting students with any issues that arise; other duties as assigned


Minimum QualificationsThe individual must be available from May 5 - June 28, 2014, 100 -140  hours.  The schedule will vary daily & weekly and will include evenings & weekends.
Must be organized, detail oriented, and have strong customer service and communication skills.

2014-04-17 11:35:42
Teaching Assistant The UNH Child Study and Development Center Jackie Palmer (603) 862-2835 $8.75/hour 22 O'Kane Rd Durham, NH 03824

Characteristic Duties and ResponsibilitiesAssist classroom teachers and work with children ages Infant to Kindergarten.


Minimum QualificationsExperience working with young children is preferred, along with at least one course in child development or early childhood education. Certification in Infant/Child First Aid and CPR is highly desirable. Applications are being accepted for both summer and fall.

2014-04-17 11:30:49
Youth Development Program Assistant UNH Cooperative Extension Rockingham County Joe Drake 603-679-5616 10-12/hr 113 North Road Brentwood

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:  10-20 hours/week during Summer; 5-10 hours/week during the 2014/15 academic year.  Position is available for summer, for academic year or both. Can be negotiated.

The position will be focused on developing the 4-H Youth Development program in Rockingham County.  The specific tasks will be tailored to the student’s skills and interests. Of primary importance will be projects that help to promote and expand the reach of the program to new and existing participants.  Opportunities to help in marketing, to be trained as a 4-H Leader, and to support existing programs will be available.  4-H reaches youth through various hands-on programs to promote science literacy (STEM),  healthy living, and citizenship. To get a sense for the types of programming that this position will support, see what is going in in the Rockingham County 4-H Program, visit:


Minimum Qualifications:  The position will require travel within Rockingham County so access to a reliable vehicle is necessary.  Upperclassmen preferred but not required.  A sincere interest in helping youth and communities is required. References and Background check will be required.

2014-04-17 11:19:29