Student Employment

Please review the University Rules (33.99.08.C1.01) pertaining to student employment located on the University Rules website.

Want to get a job on or off campus? Access our HireAnIslander database to get registered and search for jobs by uploading your resume and then submitting it to the jobs you select.  If there are any jobs that you are unsure about be sure to contact the office at 361-825-2628 or

How to Apply

  • Login to HireAnIslander(powered by Handshake)
    • Upload your resume to your HireAnIslander account.
    • Select Jobs & Internships from the left-hand navigation bar.
    • Fill in the search criteria to narrow down your search OR simply view all current jobs without entering any search criteria.
    Select Jobs & Internships from the left-hand navigation bar.
    • Browse the jobs.
    • Click on a position title to see the specifics of the position and how to apply. You can also select Follow Job at the top to receive additional updates about the position.
  • If you find a job you are interested in and you see a submit resume button at the top of the page, submit your resume and attach the documents the employer has requested.  If you don't see a submit resume button, look at the job for "how to apply".  If you are still not sure how to apply for this job, contact Career Services at 361-825-2628.

Work Study 

To be eligible for Work-Study, students must document financial need every year by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA). Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. Click here to learn more about Federal, State, and Institutional work study programs.