Work-Study is a Federal Student Aid program that gives
students with financial need an opportunity to work part-time on
a COTC campus. Federal Work Study allows students to earn
money to help pay education expenses while in college.
If you are eligible for Federal Work Study, you should see the
amount you qualify for on your Financial Aid letter. Federal Work
Study eligibility is based upon the Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) students must complete each academic year
they are enrolled in college.
If you need assistance determining whether you are eligible for
Federal Work Study, contact Student Financial
Students who are interested in working on a COTC campus can
positions and apply.
When students apply, jobs on campus will have
- FWS positions are Federal Work Study and only students who
are eligible for Federal Work Study can apply for these
- Wage positions are open for any student to apply
(students do not have to be eligible for Federal Work Study to
apply to Wage positions).
- Some jobs on campus have the same application and hiring
process, while other jobs have a different application and hiring
process. The jobs will be categorized: Area 1 or Area 2.
In most cases, students who apply for a job on campus will be
asked to interview with staff/faculty from the department hiring.
Students who interview are not guaranteed employment.
Student employment can be dependent upon various things:
- How many student employees a department wants or needs to
- How many students apply for a position.
- Whether a student meets the requirements for the
- Student conduct during the interview.