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The Federal College Work Study program is a form of financial aid that provides the opportunity to earn more than minimum wage working on campus or at a community service site. 

Students interested in this program must first request work study in the Financial Aid Office.  Work study placement is coordinated through the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education.

In order to participate in this program a student must be eligible for financial aid.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance for the eligibility requirements.  Once awarded College Work Study funds, the student may contact the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education for placement.  Most of the work sites are on campus, but there are a few community service sites off campus.  The amount of the award received will determine the amount of hours worked.  The pay rate is $9.00 or $9.50 depending on the job site.  If the student receives the maximum award ($2,250 per semester), the student will work approximately 15-16 hours per week.  To be placed, a student must come by the Office with a copy of the Award Letter or Notification and two pieces of identification.  Students must spend about 15 minutes to complete paperwork and meet with the Placement Coordinator to discuss potential employment sites.  All first-time work study students will be required to watch a work study orientation DVD.  Students are normally placed during the first week of classes; however, other times are available by appointment.  Call (304) 766-3250.

Work Study Supervisors: To submit a work study performance evaluation: CLICK HERE

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