Part-time Employment

Working part-time while you pursue your degree is an excellent way to earn money.  It also allows you to develop skills and a work history that will be important once you graduate from NMU.  

Part-time jobs (on- and off-campus), summer jobs, and internships are posted in Handshake.  Handshake allows you to easily search through these jobs, 24/7.  To access Handshake, log into MyNMU and click on 'Handshake' under the 'Student Services' tab.

Working Off-Campus:

No matter what kind of job you're seeking, the Marquette community offers an abundance of employment opportunities.  Wherever you choose to work, you are sure to gain valuable skills that will make you more 'marketable' upon graduation. 

Working On-Campus: 

A wide variety of positions are available to you on-campus, whether or not you qualify for Federal Work-Study as part of your financial aid package.  working on-campus often offers you a flexible work schedule while providing a greater sense of connectivity to and knowledge of the campus community.  Click here for more information about Federal Work-Study. 

Download on-campus job applications or find them in Handshake. 

Want a job within a specific department at NMU, but don't see a job posted in Handshake? View our on-campus department contact list so that you may contact them directly.


  • Students must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits undergraduate/4 credits graduate) to be a student employee.
  • Students are permitted to work only 24 hours per week during the academic year if they work on campus.

Full-time Employment


Handshake allows you to easily search through these full-time and part-time jobs, 24/7.  Click here to log in and/or to create an account.

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Resume resources

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Contact us to schedule an appointment to review your resume or do a mock interview. 

Full-Time Jobs at NMU

Career opportunities at Northern Michigan University are coordinated by the Human Resources Department. Individuals interested in working at NMU are encouraged to visit Human Resources’ Employment Opportunities page.  Questions about these jobs should be directed to Human Resources at (906) 227-2330 or


In the NMU Career Services office, we do our best to screen each job posting for legitimacy. However, job scammers get more creative every day, and some may slip past us. As you are conducting your job search, please be alert and use the following as guidelines to keep your personal and financial information safe and confidential.

  1. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
  2. A little research goes a long way.  Visit the company website, and perform a web search of the company name and other information listed to see if information is returned regarding known scams.  Is the same position listed elsewhere online, and on the company’s official website? 
  3. Are you able to speak with anyone in the organization? Is the phone number consistent with the address location; does the email address seem official or is it a personal account?
  4. Do not provide any financial information when applying for a job; this includes any bank account information or credit card numbers. There should be no requests for money or fees associated with a job application.
  5. Withhold your social security number and other personal identification information until you are certain the job offer is legitimate.
  6. Be very skeptical of job offers that do not include an interview of some kind. 
  7. If you feel that a job posting is a scam, please contact us.

For more information on how to spot job scams, please visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.

5+ Common Job Scams in 2022 [& How to Avoid Them!]

Northern Michigan University is committed to providing a learning, living and working environment free from discrimination. NMU supports the Title IX* federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including: gender based discrimination, pregnancy and parenting discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, domestic violence, voyeurism, and any other conduct of a sexual nature that is nonconsensual.

Title IX covers any area where an NMU student is assigned for placement (e.g. student teaching) and/or participates in an internship arranged or initiated by the University, during their term at NMU. 

The University cares about you.  If you believe you are experiencing or experienced sex discrimination, in a university or non-university sponsored placement and/or internship, please report.  The University has resources and support information available for you.

To report, please contact:

Complaints against employees, applicants, and third parties
Janet Koski
Director of Equal Opportunity
Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
105 Cohodas Building

Complaints against students
Mary Brundage
Associate Dean of Students
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
2001 Hedgcock

Public Safety and Police Services
158 Services Building

*Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law that states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."