Work-Study Employment

The Work-Study Program is a federally funded grant program which provides employment for either undergraduate or graduate students to help with the cost of education. If you have additional questions, see FAQs or a Financial Aid Advisor during walk-in hours. Please call (209) 667-3336.

Interested in a Work-Study Position


Only students who have a Federal Work-Study award may apply for jobs through the Work-Study Program. 
  • Recipients may begin seeking their job placements as early as August.
  • To be considered students must fill out the Student Assistant Employment Application and submit it to the appropriate department you're applying for.
  • If you were not originally awarded Work-Study and wish to receive Federal Work-Study, submit a written request to add work-study to your financial aid award. If funding becomes available, you will be contact by the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office. 

Funding is limited! Students may begin working the first day of each semester; or the date the hiring process is completed, whichever date is later. 

Before you can begin work:

Federal Work-Study Authorization Form (obtained by hiring department) must be completed before you begin working. The form must be completed by the hiring department and submitted to the Financial Aid & Scholarhsip Office located in MSR Suite 100. (Building #27 see map)

First Time Work-Study Employee:

If you are a first time work-study employee (not previously employed), please complete the following forms and submit them to the Human Resources located MSR Suite 320. (Building #27 see map)

NOTE: Your Federal Work-Study award may be canceled after September, if you have not found employment. Cancellation is for the entire academic year. 

America Reads Program

The America Reads program is funded through Federal Work Study program. This program helps students become tutors in local Elementary Schools. 

  • Tutors work with kindergarten through six grade students to improve their reading skills. 
  • Tutors perform one-on-one work with individual students, group work, or class activities. 

Become a Tutor

  • Tutors have the opportunity to gain experience in their teaching career and skills during their participation with the program.

Forms & Requirements