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Federal Work-Study, Much More Than a Paycheck

During the 2017-18 academic year, work study students
  • Collectively earned more than $4 million rather than borrowing that funding through loans
  • Reported that they had better grades (38%) and better life balance (62%) because of their participation in the FWS program.
  • Showed skills growth on one or more of the 8 key skills areas identified by University Career Services at a rate of 98.5%
  • Worked more than 375,000 hours during the academic year!

 
 
  Student Trainings and Tools     Student Job Search and Management
 
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  FWS Student Training
This presentation provides valuable information about the Federal Work-study program, your rights and responsibilities, and how to be succesful as a work-study student.  Once you've reviewed the presentation, please make sure to complete the related assessment in Sakai. 
   
  JobX Student Training
Need help navigating the JobX system?  This presentation covers how to locate and apply to a position.  It also provides valuable knowledge on how to interview, accept a jobs, and what steps you need to take before you can start working.
   
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  Federal Work-Study FAQ
Have questions about how the FWS program work? This FAQ contains the most common questions we received from FWS students in previous aid year.
   
  Federal Work-Study Quick Start Guide
This document contains a list of the 5 steps all students need to complete before beginning a work-study position.
   
  Quick Guide: Job Search
Need help finding a job?
This quick guide provides an overview of the FWS job search process. You can also view the information as a short video presentation.
   
  Quick Guide: Job Application
Did you found a great job, but now you need help applying?
This quick guide provides an overview of the FWS job application process. You can also view teh information as a short video presentation.
   
  Quick Guide: Onboarding
Congratulations on finding a job! Do you need help completing the three requires setps before you ca begin working?
This quick guide provides an overview of the FWS onboarding process. You can also view the information as a short video presentation.
   
  Quick Guide: Receiving Wages
Are you all set to begin work but need help understanding when, how, and how much you'll be paid?
This quick guide provides an overview of the FWS payroll disbursement process. You can also view the information as a short video presentation.
   
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  Time Record Log
The time record log provides a tool to help you plan your work schedule and track your hours over the academic year to ensure you utilize your full FWS award.
   
   

 

 

 
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Conduct either quick or advanced searches for available jobs. Submit an online job application!

PLEASE NOTE: The site will open to students for the 2018-19 academic year in August 2018.  Currently, the site is still operating for the 2017-18 academic year.