Student Employment

Information Guide Application

Information Guides assist students, faculty and staff, prospective students, visitors, and members of the community with information about the campus and surrounding areas. They provide services in person, by phone, and through Ask Bucky email and chat from four locations (Union South, Memorial Union, Discovery Town Center, and One Alumni Place).

Tour Guide Application

Tour Guides educate visitors about academics and campus life, as well as the history, traditions, and achievements of the university. They serve the university by leading prospective and admitted student tours, customized campus tours for school groups, alumni, and distinguished guests, and facility tours for Discovery and the Wisconsin Union.

We employ enthusiastic and friendly student staff who proudly represent UW-Madison. They lead tours and provide information for prospective students and families, visitors of all ages, and the campus community.

Campus and Visitor Relations is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who possess and promote these values. Work study students are preferred.

  • Salary: $10.30/hr + with potential increases based upon seniority, performance, and advancement
  • Schedule: Pre-set weekday, evening, and weekend hours, including one evening staff meeting per month


Learn more about being a guide in this video.

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