WHAT IS WORK STUDY?
Work-study is a type of financial aid where a percentage of your earned wages are supplemented by federal, state, or institutional funds. It can be need- or non-need based. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits in order to use their work-study award and may only have one work-study job at a time.
Not sure if you have a work-study award? Check your financial aid awards page on RAMweb. You can email proof of a work-study award to a potential employer from there as well.
If you are not initially offered work-study in your financial aid award, there is a Request Work-Study application that you can fill out. It opens on RAMweb each April for the upcoming academic year.
Still have questions, visit: https://career.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Work-Study-FAQs.pdf
I HAVE WORK STUDY, HOW DO I FIND A WORK STUDY JOB?
HANDSHAKE! Login to Handshake using your EID here: https://colostate.joinhandshake.com/
When in Handshake, select “Jobs” in the top left hand corner.
Once Jobs load, “All Filters” on the top right side of the loaded page and select “Work study” then “Show Results” in the bottom right corner of the window.
Now only work study positions will show up on the page. You apply for work study jobs like you would for any other job on Handshake.
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