Program Options

Youth Summer Program
Worker 1
Youth Summer Program
Worker 2
Academic Intern
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
  • UNM Students
  • Students who are related to the Hiring Official or Supervisor of the position.
Job Type(s) General Office/Clerical General Office/Clerical Professional: typically in an Academic, Lab, Research and/or Technical capacity
Hourly Rate $8.00 $8.50 Grade 06
$9.96 min - $19.53 max
2016 Program Dates* 05/29/2017 – 08/04/2017 05/15/2017 – 08/11/2017 Year-round
Required Documents

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:

  • Work Permit (if 15 years of age)
  • Parental Consent Form (if under age of 18)
  • Non-Conflict Statement
  • Proof of education


HIRING DEPARTMENTS must submit to UNMTemps:

  • Acknowledgment for Supervisors of Minors (if employee under age of 18)
*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

Supervision of Minors

All individuals supervising minors are required to complete a background check in compliance with Section 4.2 of UAPPM – Policy 2205: Minors on Campus - “Authorized adults who will have one-on-one contact with minors or participate in overnight activities with minors, must clear criminal background checks prior to participation in these University programs.”

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.