Most college students work during their college careers. This work may include summer jobs between terms or work during the school year. Work during the school year falls into the following three categories:
If you work for a college department and need to fit your work schedule into your college class load, your on-campus supervisor is probably more likely to work with your schedule than an off-campus business.
The Federal Work-Study Program is need based and is an excellent way to obtain on-campus work, but you have to complete the FAFSA to see if you qualify. The program is designed to help pay your education expenses. You are awarded a pre-determined amount based on your level of need and the funding level of your school. Your school pays you directly, but your earnings cannot exceed your total award.