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Non-UNM Student Hire Programs

Program Options

*Specific start and end dates are typically determined and announced in March/April of each year.

How to Request a Non-UNM Student Position

Follow the standard UNMTemps request process in UNMJobs

Minors on Campus

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

Please Note: Non-UNM Student Hire positions are subject to normal UNMTemps administrative fees

Child Labor Laws

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:

Separation Process

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.

Special Accommodations

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 with any additional questions concerning the establishment or administration of the Youth Summer Worker and/or Academic Internship Program.