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In an effort to provide departments the ability to engage high school and non-UNM college students in mutually beneficial paid internship opportunities at the University of New Mexico, the Division of Human Resources has developed two non-UNM student programs. Both programs provide student recruitment opportunities by highlighting UNM as an employer and higher education institution of choice.
|Youth Summer Program
|Youth Summer Program
|Min. Age Requirement||15||N/A||16|
|School Status||Currently enrolled in High School.||High school diploma obtained no greater than 24 months prior to date of hire.||Currently enrolled in high school or high school diploma obtained no greater than 24 months prior to date of hire|
|Students NOT Eligible||
|Job Type(s)||General Office/Clerical||General Office/Clerical||Professional: typically in an Academic, Lab, Research and/or Technical capacity|
$15.45 min - $18.90 mid
|2022 Program Updates*||05/23/2022 – 07/29/2022||05/09/2022 – 08/05/2022||Year-round|
In addition to regular employment documents, the documents listed below are required for participation in the Non-UNM Student Hire Programs:
EMPLOYEES must submit to UNMTemps:
HIRING DEPARTMENTS must submit to UNMTemps:
Follow the standard UNMTemps request process in UNMJobs
Per Section 4.2 of UAPPM – Policy 2205: Minors on Campus - “All authorized adults in University programs must clear criminal background checks prior to participation in these University programs. Program leaders may require other authorized adults to clear background checks prior to participation in University programs. Background checks are valid for three years. ”
“Authorized adults” means individuals who are responsible for the care and custody of, or who might have unsupervised interactions with, minors in University programs.
To initiate a background check request, please complete Background Check Request Form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child Labor Laws under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), hours worked by 14- and 15-year-olds are limited to:
For additional information regarding Youth Labor, please visit:
Non-UNM Student Hire Program Participants will be automatically separated from employment on their pre-determined assignment end date. It is the department’s responsibility to ensure that the participant discontinues work on the Program end date.
Should a department choose to end the original assignment early, the host department should follow the standard UNMTemps separation process.
If you are considering employing a Youth Summer Worker with a disability and need assistance in determining necessary accommodations, please contact the UNM Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 277-5251.
We have created FAQ's to answer many of the inquiries that are frequently received. Please contact the UNMTemps office at 505-277-2013 or via email at email@example.com with any additional questions concerning the establishment or administration of the Youth Summer Worker and/or Academic Internship Program.