What is Federal Work-Study? Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. This program allows you to earn money, work around your school schedule, build your resume, and gain work experience all while attending school.
- Have a completed FAFSA on file.
- Demonstrate financial need pre-determined by the FAFSA.
- Be enrolled at least 6 credit hours in an eligible program.
- Hold a High School Diploma or GED Certificate
- Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
- Make Satisfactory Academic Progress.
Applying For Positions: The process of finding a Federal Work-Study at Central Piedmont Community College begins with our online job listings:
- Click on “Careers at CPCC”: http://www.cpcc.edu/humanresources
- Click on “Career Opportunities – Full-Time and Part-Time Career Opportunities – http://www.cpcc.edu/humanresources/employment
- Go to “Search Jobs”
- Select from Drop Down: Classified, Part-Time, Campus [Where You Want to Work], Search
- Click on the position that you want to apply. If you are interested in multiple positions, please apply for each one.
- View the functions and job duties of the position. If interested in the position, click on
Apply Now at the top left-side of the page.
|If you meet all qualifications with the required skills, GPA, need, etc. and are selected for an interview, a FWS supervisor will contact you.
If you are recommended for a position:
The supervisor will notify the Financial Aid Office.
If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Dalto, the Federal Work-Study Program Coordinator, at 704.330.3944
TIPS FOR APPLYING IN PERSON
Before you leave home, make sure your appearance is appropriate. Personal grooming and the way you dress can matter more than a smart interview answer. You don’t need to be in a suit. Just make sure your hair and clothes are clean and neat. Be courteous and respectful to everyone you meet. Say please and thank you. Don’t slump or chew gum. Make eye contact and project self-confidence. Remember to turn off your cell phone. Show interest in the job and the College, and a willingness to learn.
A little experience can go a long way. Getting some type of work experience as early as possible makes you a stronger job candidate when you graduate from CPCC. Be on time, and do quality work.