CARE is hiring for a student position

Aging Outreach and Program Support Student Hourly Position

Calling detail-oriented and dependable students! Are you looking for a meaningful and good paying job that will amp up your resume? The UW–Madison School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) seeks a student with a passion for older adult health and organizational and communication skills to join our team. 

In this position, you will work with the CARE team and community partners to support meetings between older adult stakeholders and health researchers. Other tasks will include contacting older adult volunteers and providing support for CARE meetings and other projects. 

Pay range is $13-16/hour to start, based on experience and skills. This is a 5-10 hour per week job (more hours may be available in the summer), with flexibility in scheduling. You must be available for at least one year, including summer. 

You are the ideal candidate if you:  

  • Work well as part of a team 
  • Are unafraid to ask questions 
  • Are self-motivated and flexible 
  • Take pride in work done well 
  • Are eager to learn new skills and information 
  • Can manage multiple tasks and projects at once 
  • Can keep track of details as well as overall goals 
  • Communicate effectively, in different contexts and with diverse groups of people 
  • Value the Wisconsin Idea, the public service mission of the university 

 This position requires: 

  • Passion for community engagement, health education, interprofessional collaboration, and older adult health 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Oral and written English skills 

Apply through the UW–Madison Student Jobs website, where this position is listed as #501822. The site will ask you to submit a resume, references, and cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position. To ensure consideration, submit your application by April 1. 

Both undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply, in the health sciences or other fields. Graduate students: note this position is not currently eligible for tuition remission. 

CARE’s mission is to support discoveries that improve aging, and build the skills and capacity of those who care for older adults. CARE’s officers are in Signe Skott Cooper Hall, one of campus’s newest buildings, with sit-to-stand desks, walking stations, a coffee shop, fireplace, a rooftop garden and lots of natural light. Visit to learn more about us. 

This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 03/17/2022.