Working behind the scenes

Building experience
with campus jobs

Thousands of Carolina students are building their resumes by working part-time jobs and internships on campus. Their positions range from resident advisors helping Tar Heels navigate campus life to lab assistants helping conduct cutting-edge research to physical trainers and instructors teaching fitness classes at the Student Recreation Center.

Whether it’s repairing books and creating exhibits in the Wilson Special Collections Library or teaching sewing classes at makerspacers, Carolina students are working alongside faculty and staff to keep the University moving.

Click on a student's story to learn more about their campus job.

Teaching, creating, researching

  • Making a magazine

    As communications interns, students from UNC Global produce the organization's Carolina Passport magazine.

  • Motivating the Carolina community

    As a spin instructor at Carolina's Student Recreation Center, Andrea Orengo combined her passion for fitness with motivating others during two weekly spin classes.

  • Workie awards

    The work-study program offers more than 2,400 students the chance to earn a portion of their college funding through part-time jobs on campus or in the surrounding community.