What is Work Study?
The Career and Student Employment Center, in conjunction with the Financial Aid
Office, administers the SFCC on-campus and off-campus work programs. Work Study
employment is meant to be a productive experience for everyone involved: the student,
the employer, and the institution as well as the community.
Goals of the Student Work Programs
- To provide employment opportunities for eligible students to finance their college
education. Students can also get experience related to their area of study and pursue
- To provide opportunities for student employees to gain on-the-job training and
work experience while attending school.
- To prepare students for future employment by providing experience with hiring,
training, supervision, relations with public and other staff members. Work Study
students can make career decisions and future job placement determinations while
attending classes and performing their job duties.
How do I get Work Study?
Apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), answering yes to the question that you are interested in work
study. Work study is awarded based on the results of the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), your
financial aid budget, other awarded aid, and the SFCC financial aid packaging policy. If you are awarded work
study, you will receive an award notification from the Financial Aid Office and an
informational email from the Work Study Office. If you did not receive a work study award and would like to be placed on
the waitlist, please read the information below.
Work Study Waitlist
If you would like to be placed on the Work Study Waitlist, please complete the Work Study Waitlist Form. The Work Study
Placement Office will award eligible students on a first-come, first-served basis.
Work Study Waitlist Form
If you need help or have any questions, please feel free to contact the
Career and Student Employment Center on the second floor of the
Student Union Building, Bldg. 17, or call (509) 533-3540.