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Local Lexington Employers: We help employers by advertising positions and screening students to be referred for consideration.

The hiring process: What to expect

Finding a good job with a flexible schedule that lets you earn while you learn is easier than you think!

Resources for supervisors of UK student employees

These resources help keep employers regularly informed on policies, processes, events and opportunities.

Lexington employers: learn how to hire UK students

Use our free service to fill your part-time positions!

UK Student employee information

If you recently accepted a student position at UK, please review this important information.

Great Part-Time Jobs exclusively for UK Students

Our jobs feature flexible hours and convenient locations near campus.


Frequently asked questions

Free resume and cover letter assistance is available through the Stuckert Career Center. For more information, visit www.uky.edu/careercenter, call 859-257-2746 or email ukcareercenter@uky.edu.

UK has services to assist students such as ONE Community Cafe, Big Blue Pantry, Wildcat Wardrobe and many others. To learn more, visit www.uky.edu/deanofstudents/needs.

HR Student Employment is a free referral service designed to help current UK students find flexible, student-friendly job opportunities off campus and through on-campus third-party vendors.

Employers who post jobs with HR Student Employment realize you are a student with a busy schedule, so they can usually be flexible. Be sure to read the entire job posting to see if the employer is seeking specific hours.

Internship opportunities are available through the Stuckert Career Center located on Rose Street. For more information, visit www.uky.edu/careercenter, call 859-257-2746 or email expblue@uky.edu.

Yes. In order to keep our services free, we need to know your name, position you have been hired for, pay rate and date of hire. You can submit this information to studentemployment@uky.edu.

To apply for Federal Work Study, you must complete a FAFSA. After you file your FAFSA, confirm your award with the Federal Work Study office. Once you are qualified, you can go to ukjobs.uky.edu and apply to any job under the “Student” tab that has the prefix FWS. If you have questions about how to file a FAFSA, if you qualify or the hiring process, you can contact the Federal Work Study office on the first floor of the Funkhouser Building. Visit www.uky.edu/financialaid/content/federal-work-study, call 859-218-2001 or email FWS@uky.edu for more information.

Yes. The date we list is arbitrary. We set the deadline to apply to ensure our website is up to date. This deadline allows us to confirm with employers if their positions are still available. This date does not necessarily reflect the employer’s deadline to hire.

STEPS is UK’s full-service temporary staffing solution that fills temporary positions that are full-time, part-time, short-term and long-term positions across UK and with UK HealthCare.

These positions are open to everyone to apply, including students. Not all STEPS positions will fit the flexibility or needs of students, but many will. You can view all STEPS positions at ukjobs.uky.edu under the “Temporary” tab.

All “SE” requisition numbers on job postings are jobs posted by HR Student Employment and are positions for off-campus employers or on-campus third-party vendors. Requisition numbers that begin with “DU” are on-campus student positions posted directly by the departments.

Yes. MoneyCATS is a free service available to all students geared toward engaging students in financial literacy programs. to learn more, visit www.uky.edu/financialwellness, call 859-323-5241 or email moneyCATS@uky.edu.