Loyola University Chicago

Human Resources

Career Opportunities

Working in any job affords the employee with a learning opportunity. Experience in the job market is valuable to future employment, and knowledge gained through student positions at Loyola are no exception. Each year, over 1,000 Loyola students take advantage of on-campus as well as off-campus community service opportunities. The student worker at Loyola has the opportunity to gain valuable insight about the workings of higher education institutions, work related skills, and general office procedures.


Student Positions

  • Part-time student positions exist in a variety of departments on campus.
    • There are two categories of student employment at Loyola: 1) on-campus positions that require federal work-study eligibility and 2) on-campus positions that do not require federal work-study.
  • Most Federal Work Study jobs, on-campus and off, are posted on Handshake https://luc.joinhandshake.com/login 
    • Handshake allows you to explore both Federal Work Study and non Federal Work Study options, both on-campus and off-campus.
  • Applications for student positions on-campus vary by department. Please visit Handshake to determine departmental openings and application procedures. Please note, to determine eligibility for federal work-study, students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 
  • Off-campus opportunities are available through the Community Based Federal Work-Study Program.  
    • The Community Based Federal Work-Study Program allows Loyola students to work at various non-profit organizations throughout the Chicagoland area.  
  • Student positions at Loyola vary in terms of skills necessary to complete the job, number of hours of work offered per week, schedule of workdays, and pay. Some departments have more flexibility than others do in meeting the changing schedules of students.

Current listings of on- and off-campus internships are also posted on Handshake. Some of the opportunities listed are paid, while others are not. Students should make an appointment with a Career Advisor for resume reviews, internship/job search tips, and interview assistance. Students should also contact the Academic Internship Coordinator for any questions regarding internships for Academic Credit.

Regular Full or Part-time Positions

  • The most up-to-date listing of regular status, full and part-time positions at the University can be found on the Web at www.careers.luc.edu  This site will also give you information on employment benefits and the application process for these positions.
  • Although full-time students are not encouraged to seek full-time employment, anyone is welcome to apply. All applications are reviewed for appropriate background and qualifications for those positions listed. Loyola is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.


Center for Engaged Learning, teaching & Scholarship (CELTS)
Sullivan Center - Suite 295

Student Employment & Work-Study
Omega Cruz

Career Services
Sullivan Center - Suite 295
(773) 508-7716

Office of Student Financial Assistance
(773) 508-3397 / lufinaid@luc.edu

Division of Human Resources
(312) 915-6175 / hr-wtc@luc.edu