All around campus, you'll see students earning part of their financial aid award through work study. The college is happy to provide employment for our students and we usually have a variety of positions available.
Eligibility for work study is based on financial need. You must complete the FAFSA so we can determine if you qualify.
Advantages of work study:
- Flexibility: You can schedule your work hours around your classes; your employer understands that college comes first
- Job skills: You may be able to work in your field of study
- Career building: Gain work experience and references, which can help you in your future career search
- Location: Work on or off campus
- Paycheck: Earn federal minimum wage, $9.50 and work up to 20 hours a week.
Typical Work Study Jobs
Just like any other job, you may need to meet qualifications and interview for a work study position. Availability and type of jobs changes throughout the school year, so apply early!
- Front Desk
- LRC Front Desk or Tutor
- Office Support
- Off campus work in area schools and non-profits, such as K-4 classroom helper ("America Reads" program) or YMCA
HOW TO APPLY
Contact Pamela Zimmerman, Financial Aid Counselor, (email@example.com, 507-453-2710) in the Financial Aid office, Student Services.