The Carolina Union is hiring! Working at the Union is an incredible opportunity that gives students the chance to get involved on campus, learn valuable skills, and get paid. The Union offers a fun, friendly, and energetic work environment, as well as professional development opportunities, flexible hours, and the chance to make lifelong friendships. The Carolina Union’s student employees work with professional staff with a wealth of experience, and are encouraged to take initiative and gain real-world experience for themselves. Additionally, Union employees have the opportunity to work with students and student organizations from all across campus and the Carolina family.
Carolina junior and Box Office Lead DeNesha Graham pointed out that working in the Union has allowed her to gain professional experience for her future career. “It’s not just a job for right now,” she stated. “I can actually use these skills for whatever I decide to do later on in life.” Carolina senior and senior design supervisor Emma Barber added that they’ve loved their experience working directly with clients, as well as the community atmosphere of their department. “Working in a place with a lot of other creative people- that’s a very good environment for flourishing as a creative person.”
“The biggest thing I’ve learned is how to interact with people and how to appreciate different people and different cultures,” said Carolina senior and Union employee Griffin Deadwick, stating that his experience with the Union has helped him meet and learn from a huge variety of students and student organizations. Carolina Sophomore and Guest Relations Lead Spencer Robinson agreed, adding “The Union is a very inclusive environment, everyone’s ideas are heard - their thoughts, ideas, suggestions- everyone is welcome to speak freely.”
The Carolina Union is more than just a workplace- it’s an opportunity to learn, grow, and connect with fellow students and professional staffers. The Union is proud of being the center of student life at UNC- come join the Union family that helps make student life happen. As Robinson said, the Union is not just a place to work. “It’s a great big family.”
The Carolina Union is hosting and will be tabling at the February 11 On-Campus Employment Fair along with more than a dozen other UNC Departments. Please stop by the fair, or visit go.unc.edu/CUApply to learn more!