Student Employment / Work Study
NCCC students have the ability to work to earn money to help cover education expenses and gain valuable professional experience. Funding is limited and awarded on a first-come first-serve basis.
Federal Work Study (FWS)
Federal work study is a financial aid program that provides part-time for jobs for students who demonstrate financial need. In order to be eligible, students must file the FAFSA and complete all necessary paperwork required.
- A student may be determined eligible for Federal Work-Study only after meeting all of the following criteria:
- A student must demonstrate financial need, as determined by a uniform need analysis evaluation. Students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the US or a Trust Territory.
- Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a matriculated student on at least a half time basis.
- Must be maintaining satisfactory progress toward a degree, be in good academic standing, and attending classes on a regular basis
When and How to Apply
- Indicate you are interested in being considered for work-study on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by answering “yes” to question #31.
- Work study is awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications filed prior to May 1st are given fist consideration. Students who filed their financial aid applications late and are interested in work-study may be placed on a waiting list. Students on the waiting list will be awarded as funds become available.
- You will receive a financial aid offer from NCCC listing the work-study funding amount.
- Students who are eligible for federal work-study will be sent an email with directions on how to locate available jobs. They will then contact supervisors to set up a job interview.
- Once the student has been hired, they will then contact their supervisor and, discuss job responsibilities, make a schedule and receive their Student Employment Contract.
- Student employees are recommended not to work more than eight hours a day and no more than 20 hours per week.