The Federal Work Study Program (FWS) is a form of self-help financial assistance. The program funds a limited number of part-time employment opportunities for both on and off campus jobs. Please note that work study jobs are not guaranteed.
Use the hyperlink email address in the job description as this will generate a template for you to fill out with important information regarding the position you are applying for such as work availability. Forward your resume to the supervisors/contact person indicated on the job description. The hiring supervisors will contact students to schedule an interview. If you are hired, you will need to complete the employment paperwork and provide to the hiring supervisor documents that establish both identity and employment authorization.
Please note: You can only accept one position. Only one FWS job contract will be issued at the time of referral.
New York City Community Service Jobs
Department of Citywide Administrative Services
Location: New York City Boroughs- Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island
Freshmen / Sophomore $9.31
Junior /Senior $10.36
Contact Person: Martha Arevalo- Center for Student Services
Email Resume To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: 5 -19.5 per week (based on student schedule)
Type of Position:
Off Campus Federal Work-Study
Job Titles: Public Service Corps Community Service Internship categories
RESEARCH INTERN – assists in obtaining and evaluating data for various projects, investigations, studies and surveys. Sound writing skills and ability to manipulate data and statistics preferred.
CLERICAL INTERN – types, files, answers phones and performs other clerical related functions. Education courses preferred.
ACCOUNTING INTERN – examines books and records of financial operations; may include payroll and auditing functions. Knowledge of business math and accounting preferred.
PERSONNEL ASSISTANT – assists human resources department personnel in interviewing candidates, making phone inquiries for references and surveys, report writing, record keeping, and related administrative functions.
LEGAL ASSISTANT (undergraduate) – performs legal research, report writing, and related clerical functions in a law related agency or bureau (limited number of positions available).
LEGAL ASSISTANT (law school students) – assists attorneys in legal research and report writing. Acting as court liaison and handling other related activities (e.g., criminal, community, or labor relations).
ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN – performs a variety of responsibilities related to the management of the daily operations of an agency; including, but not limited to, preparation of correspondence and reports, liaison activities, typing, filing, answering phones, and other related clerical duties. Scope of responsibility is dependent upon work experience.
EDUCATIONAL TUTOR – under supervision, tutors children in day care centers, schools, and libraries to enhance academic skills.
CASEWORKER ASSISTANT – assists in interviewing and counseling individuals, maintaining records in hospitals or other social service settings. Field work may be involved (limited number of positions available).
GRAPHIC ARTS INTERN – assists in design, layout, photography, and other related technical areas. Specific skills, experience, or related course work required (limited number of positions available).
JOURNALISM/PUBLIC INFORMATION INTERN – works on city publications, agency newsletters, press releases, etc. Some experience or related course work preferred (limited number of positions available).
HOSPITAL STAFF INTERN – internships may be clerical or patient-contact oriented. Work performed in areas of admitting, emergency room, pharmacy, dietary services, and other related areas. Ideal for nursing or pre med majors.
INFORMATION PROCESSING AND COMPUTER INTERN – works on projects and operations utilizing data processing equipment and advanced software. Information processing, computer science courses and/or work experience required.
ARCHITECTURE AND DRAFTING INTERN – works on design, research, and operational projects relating to architectural design, building construction, and infrastructure projects. AutoCAD, drafting and/or architectural courses required (limited number of positions available).
ENGINEERING INTERN – works with engineers on designing buildings, infrastructure, and related projects. Engineering and/or advanced mathematics courses required (limited number of positions available).
LIBRARY INTERN – assists in cataloging and shelving books, setting up displays and exhibits. Courses in library science preferred but not required (limited number of positions available).
Academic Advisement: Work Study
Supervisor: Melissa Weekes
Email Resume To: email@example.com
Type of Position:
Student workers will help support the daily functions of the Office of Academic Advisement.
- General administrative duties such as filing, copying, organizing and maintaining the office area, answering the phone lines of both Academic Advisement and the Dean of Academic Advisement and Student Retention.
- Greet students at the front desk; direct students with appointments to the appropriate academic advisor.
- Assist on special projects as needed.
- Other department tasks as assigned.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Able to multi-task and function in a fast-paced environment
Monday through Friday, Flexible Hours
Along with your resume, please include available times to work Monday thru Friday 9am-5pm.
Griffin Tech-Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Position: Griffin Tech
Supervisor: Sergio Morel
Email Resume To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hourly Rate: 10.00/hr
Location: Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021
Type of Position:
Student Help/Non Work-Study
Assist faculty members in converting documents, course resources and other assets to online formats. Converting assets and files to other file types not limited to audio and video media. Assist with creating presentations for courses. Assist with setting up small and large scale video conferencing. Job requires to have knowledge of MAC/PC Operating Systems and willingness to learn.
Duties and Responsibilities
Please note that bold type indicates that these responsibility areas would normally feature in most job descriptions.
- Computer Skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
- Effectively communicate with others (Faculty)
- Convert videos to format readily accepted by online video streaming services such as YouTube and Vimeo
- Creating and/or editing videos for use in the classroom and as course-related resources
- Use of Zoom Video Conference Technology
- Maintain a professional atmosphere
- Good organizational skills and capable of taking on various tasks and perform accordingly
- Converting documents, course resources, and other assets to online formats
- Assistance with creating powerpoint presentations for course lectures and presentations
Available to work a minimum of 10 hours and no more than 19.5 .