Available Federal Work-Study Positions are accessed through the Student Employee Database on any campus computer.
The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) provides jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay educational expenses. This program encourages the student to work in an area related to his/her course of study. Southwestern also offers the General Student Employment Program (GSE) and Athletic Work-Study (AWS).
HOW DO I APPLY FOR FEDERAL WORK-STUDY? Federal Work-Study funds are limited and must be applied for with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The total award depends on when you apply, your need, and the funding level of the college. If you are interested in doing FWS once you've received your Official Award Letter, you will need attend meet with the Student Employment Coordinator (541.888.7411) where you will receive the forms needed for hiring.
HOW MUCH WILL I GET PAID? Students currently participating in the Federal Work-Study and General Student Employment programs at Southwestern are paid the State minimum wage rate.
Oregon State Minimum Wage Rate = $8.95 per hour