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.
Who is eligible to hire Federal Work Study students?
You can request to become a Federal Work Study Partner if your organization is a:
- Federal, state, or public agency
- Private nonprofit and the work study position helps the nation and/or community
- Private and for-profit if the work directly relates to a student's studies
Organizations who have hired Madison College Federal Work Study students include:
- Madison School and Community Recreation (MSCR)
- Urban League of Greater Madison
- Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
- Goodwill of South-Central Wisconsin
- Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Dane County
- Overture Center
- Wisconsin Historical Society
- State of Wisconsin DOA - Facilities Management
Why Become an off-campus Federal Work Study Partner?
- Financial benefit: 50-75% of student wages are covered by federal funds
- Process support: Payroll is overseen and distributed by Madison College (bi-weekly) and our Career & Employment Office can assist in posting and advertising the job
- Future investment: Recruit highly qualified and diverse students, support your organization and our community
How to become an off-campus Federal Work Study Partner?
If you are interested in becoming a Madison College Federal Work Study Partner, simply fill out the Work Study Partner Request form. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions.