Student Employment

Many campus jobs are available and pay the Nebraska minimum wage of $9 per hour. Campus earnings can be applied to the student account if the student signs an Earnings Withholding Authorization form. Some students incur income tax withholdings. Visit the Union College Career Center for more information on jobs available on and off campus.

School year earnings estimate*

Hours/week Semester Yearly
10 $1,440 $2,880
15 $2,160 $4,320
20 $2,880 $5,760


Summer earnings estimate

Pay per hour Hours Earnings
$9 300 $2,700
$9 375 $3,375
$9 450 $4,050


* Amounts are based on $9/hour over 16 weeks per semester. Estimates do not include any cash withdrawls, nor do they account for vacation days during the school year when students could work more hours or travel. 


Other incentives may apply to summer work which runs May 8-Aug. 14, 2017 for freshmen and May 8-Aug. 21, 2017 for returning students.