Become an off-campus Federal Work Study partner.

It's good for our students, and great for your organization!

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Federal Work Study Partner Requirements

Federal Work Study Partners must be: 

  • Federal, state, or public agencies
  • Private nonprofits and the work study position must help the nation and/or community
  • Private and for-profit companies and the work must directly relate to a student's studies

Organizations who have hired Madison College Federal Work Study students include:

  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Dane County
  • Goodwill of South-Central Wisconsin
  • Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD)
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Madison School and Community Recreation (MSCR)
  • Overture Center
  • State of Wisconsin DOA - Facilities Management
  • Urban League of Greater Madison
  • Wisconsin Historical Society

What is Federal Work Study?

Federal Work Study is a form of financial aid awarded by the federal government and is based on a student's financial need. Work study helps students work part-time to earn money and gain valuable work experience.

Work Study Partner Benefits

  • 50-75% of student wages are covered by federal funds
  • Payroll is overseen and distributed by Madison College
  • Our Career & Employment Office can help with posting and advertising the job
  • Employ highly qualified and diverse students
  • Support your organization and our community

Frequently Asked Questions

Work Study Partner Request

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Is your organization a non-profit?