Work Study - Student Employment

For students who need to earn extra money while attending college, a work-study program can be a great choice. It’s an opportunity to earn a paycheck, build your resume and gain valuable references. The pay is $9.50 an hour, and depending on eligibility, students may earn up to $4,500 per year.

This form of financial aid, financed through state or federal funds, allows students to work part-time on campus in a department of their choice (depending on job availability). Students work from five to 15 hours per week during the school year and up to 30 hours per week during the summer.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A WORK STUDY OPPORTUNITY:

  1. Submit a FAFSA form to the financial aid office early in the school year
  2. Demonstrate financial need
  3. Indicate interest in a work-study position on the FAFSA

ACCEPT YOUR AWARD AND CHOOSE A JOB

  1. Choose a Job
    • View and select a job listing. Be sure to select the Students option to find on-campus work study positions through financial aid
    • There are currently job postings in College Central To search for student worker (work study) jobs, look for SW-ATC-. Students/alumni need to create an account to use the many resources available to assist in resumes, interviews, etc. and seek job opportunities.)
  2. Request an Interview
    • Contact the supervisor or department shown to request an interview
  3. Interview for the Position
    • Bring your resume and related materials to the interview
  4. Tax Documents
    • If you are hired, complete the Student Employment Authorization Form (including W-4 and I-9 forms) and return completed forms to the Financial Aid Office             
Assistance in locating off-campus employment is provided by the Career Services Office.