On-Campus Jobs and Advice

UCS staff can assist you in looking for a part-time job on campus, in Evanston or surrounding communities. Many of the on-campus student jobs are available to work-study students only as part of their financial aid package, but here are some locations and suggestions even if you are non-work study eligible.

University Services

Information Technology

  • NUIT (Technical Support)
  • Kellogg Information Systems - Inquire about positions at The Jacobs Center: 2001 Sheridan Road, Room 158, 847-467-2100

Food Service

  • James Allen Center (east of Annenberg) - Apply at the front desk.
  • NuCuisine - offers a few paid jobs – most are a release from the board contract for 12 hours/week. Apply at Sargent Hall, 847-491-5326
  • Norris Center - 847-467-6111
  • Lisa's Café - 847-467-4519


Check CareerCat

  • Search for part-time jobs in Evanston off-campus under "Jobs/Internships" and use keyword search term "Evanston"
  • Search for on-campus jobs under "Jobs/Internships" and then under "position type", select "on-campus jobs"

Working with Northwestern Faculty or Administrative Offices

  • If you have interest in a particular department, look at their websites to see if there are job postings and feel free to visit them to make your inquiry in person.
  • If you are looking for research opportunities, you can look at faculty pages to see who is doing research in your field of interest, and then contact that person.
  • Visit the Undergraduate Research Office website to learn more about research and grant opportunities at Northwestern.