Work-Study

Part-time jobs for students

Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federally funded, need-based financial aid program that allows undergraduate students with financial need to earn FWS funds through employment with authorized FWS employers. Federal work-study is considered employment and the income earned is taxable.

To be considered for FWS, undergraduate must be matriculated in a degree-granting program, enrolled at least half time minimum of 6 credits for undergraduate students and maintain satisfactory academic progress as outlined for financial aid. Eligible students will be automatically awarded when other federal aid is determined. Students who have not been awarded should with the financial aid office to determine eligibility to participate in the program. Once eligibility has been determined, students can pursue either on-campus or off-campus employment. Students should notify the fwfinaid@iufw.edu of the position they are interested in.

After completing an interview, if extended an offer, the student an employer will be instructed in regard to the necessary documents for hiring. Please note that a background check will be required. Once the hiring process is complete, students will receive a confirmation email with a copy of the work-study time sheet and payroll schedule attached. Students should not begin working until this confirmation is received.

Eligibility periods and dates

  • Academic year 2018-19: Students can begin working on 08.12.2018; the last day to earn work-study funding is 05.04.2019
  • Summer 2019: Students can begin working on 05.05.2019; the last day to earn work-study funding is 08.10.2019.

Open positions

If you are interested in applying for one of the following work-study positions, send your resume and cover letters to fwfinaid@iufw.edu

On-campus

Off-campus

Additional information