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 & Scholarship Office located in MSR Suite 100. (Building #27 see map)

First Time Work-Study Employee:

If you are a first time work-study employee that has been hired (not previously employed), a sign-in with Human Resources is required prior to beginning work. Students will need to bring completed New Hire documents and acceptable identification to one of the scheduled Sign-Ins. For more information please visit Human Resources website.  

* An appointment may be scheduled, if one of the Sessions conflicts with a sutdent's classes, by contacting Michaela Dole at (x6986) or the Human Resources Department (MSR 320 Building #27 see map) at (209) 667-3351. 

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

  • A program funded through federal work-study 
  • Tutors work with K-6th grade students to improve their reading skills at local elementary schools.


Do you need help with your resume? Preparing for interviews?

Contact Career Services


Website:  Career Services

Office Location:   MSR 230