Student Employment

The UNH Library is regularly seeking student workers for employment in various departments including the Information Desks, Scholarly Communication, and Special Collections. Available student positions are posted to Handshake. While most hiring takes place at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, openings are posted throughout the year. Be sure to check Handshake often!

Our starting rates range from $12–13 an hour, depending on the hiring unit. We typically offer raises to students who return to work for us each academic year.

Check Handshake for Openings

Successful candidates should:

  • Be eligible for the Federal work-study program
  • Have settled your class schedule for the semester
  • Have library or related experience (retail, office, bookstore, or food service)
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with the public
  • Be able to lift, reach, grasp, kneel, climb on step stools, bend, and push/pull possibly heavy (up to 325 lbs.) book carts to move items around the various library buildings

This page is for part-time student positions. If you are interested in full-time positions, please visit the USNH Employment Site.