Federal Work Study Jobs

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 Public Service Corp Community Service Jobs


    Students interested in applying for these positions must complete a Public Service Corp Application.  Only emails containing the application and resume will be considered.


    Department of Citywide Administrative Services

    Location: New York City Boroughs- Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island

    Hourly Rate: 

    Freshmen / Sophomore $14.35

    Junior /Senior   $15.30

    Academic Year Hours: 5.0 to 19.5 per week (based on student schedule)

    Summer and School Break Hours: up to 35 per week


    To apply: Email your resume and completed Public Service Corp Application to


    Type of Position: 

    Off Campus Federal Work-Study           


    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).


    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).

  • Office of Admissions- Telecounselor


    Department: Office of Admission

    Position: Telecounselor

    Supervisor: Greg Turner/Lisa Velez

    Email Resumes to:

    Hourly Rate: $13.00

    Location: Office of Admission


    Type of Position:

    ☒ Federal Work Study       ☒ Non Work-Study/ Student Help


    Job Description:

    Recruit potential students to MMC by calling and emailing to encourage interest.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Call Students

    Document interactions via database

    Assist with department events


    Hours: Availability between 5:00 pm -8:00 pm, Monday and Wednesdays. Select weekends based on events schedule. 

  • Institutional Advancement Student Worker

    Department: Institutional Advancement

    Position: Institutional Advancement Student Worker

    Supervisor: Lisha Bodden, Senior Director of Individual Giving and Donor Relations

    Email Resumes to:

    Hourly Rate: $13/hr

    Location: IA, 2nd floor Carson


    Type of Position: 

    -Federal Work-Study

    -Non Work-Study Student Help


    Job Description:

    Providing administrative support to the Office of Institutional Advancement.


    The Office of Institutional Advancement collaborates with all members of the Marymount Manhattan College community to promote the mission of the College by cultivating strong, meaningful relationships, communicating achievements and developments, and engaging the broader community to invest philanthropically in the needs and priorities of the College. Through planning and staffing of large scale events like reunions and the Annual Scholarship Benefit, the office engages students, alumni, family, and friends of the College to support MMC with their time, talent, and financial resources.


    The department handles various components of advancement and external affairs including fundraising, communications, public relations, marketing and advertising, parent programs, alumni relations, faculty partnerships, and corporate, foundation and government relations. These different divisions of the office all contribute to ensure the College’s legacy for future generations.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Answering phones, sorting mail, faxing and copying as needed; creating and maintaining files, records, and lists that may contain confidential information
    • Assisting with logistical organization of any applicable special events
    • Working with the database manager to assist with database projects
    • Supporting IA staff in various functions related to corporations, foundations and government resources, marketing and communication, major and planned giving, and annual and alumni programs
    • Provide administrative support for the Phonathon program
    • May be asked to work various evening and weekend events
    • Other duties as assigned


    Hours:  approximately 10-15 hours per week

  • IT Work Study

    Department: Information Technology

    Position: Work Study

    Supervisor: Sergio Morel

    Email Resume To:

    Hourly Rate: 13.00/hr

    Location: Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

    Type of Position:  Federal Work-Study


    Job Description

    Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, receives and transmits telephone calls, greets visitors, responds to general enquiries, and completes and distributes various documents related to these functions. Maintains a register of room bookings and allocates rooms. Maintains office supplies. Assistant Pc/Mac Technician with good multimedia and network knowledge. Skills desired would be competency in Pc/Mac operation, preferably in some sort of design capacity, including knowledge of window/ OSX and peripheral hardware. The post will call for general office and technical duties including the booking out of equipment, cleaning & maintenance of kit, logging of any hardware faults with the repair company and a variety of administrative tasks. The work Study Tech assistant reports directly to the Support Manager (Sergio Morel) of Technology.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Operates telephone / switchboard service
    • Provides information and assistance regarding telephone numbers and completes certain types of calls
    • Inquires as to the nature of calls in order to refer to appropriate person or service
    • Answers internal or external calls (local and long distance) and transfers calls. As required, takes and relays messages
    • Greets and directs visitors. Provides assistance to them as required
    • Provide all phases of Network, Pc/Mac support
    • Maintains inventory of office supplies
    • Types, photocopies, completes and distributes documents related to reception, telephone service or any other routine document
    • Help research purchase orders
    • Perform Network or Workstation set-up/installation
    • Troubleshoot and repair workstations campus-wide
    • Assist Faculty/Users with software questions and/or problems
    • Assist staff in the development of documentation and training materials
    • Assist with evaluating new software applications
    • Perform system upgrades to software/hardware
    • Supervise the Mac/Media Labs
    • Perform digital video capture and conversions for audio scoring
    • Interface with users, faculty and IT
    • Fulfill other technical duties as assigned by his/her supervisor

    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
    • Apple MAC Computers, iPod, iPhone familiarity
    • Knowledge of latest, Adobe Cloud CS. Final Cut Pro, Protocol’s or other audio recording software
    • Independently solve hardware/software problems
    • Be eager to learn and self-train
    • Possess excellent communication and customer-service skills

    Available to work a minimum of 10 hours and no more than 19.5


    Posted 08/15/18

  • Office of Institutional Research & Planning

    Department: Office Institutional Research & Planning
    Federal Work Study Office Assistant
    Cheryl Goldstein
    Email Resume To
    Hourly Rate: $13/hr 
    Marymount Manhattan College, 8th Floor

    Type of Position:   Federal Work-Study


    Job Description


    The Office of Institutional Research and Planning performs research and data analysis for the college.

    The student worker will support the Director and Senior Research Analyst by formatting and entering data in EXCEL; formatting, testing and administering surveys; doing research online; other research duties as assigned along with occasional, light office work such as copying and shredding documents.


    Candidates should enjoy doing research and working with numbers, be precise when entering numbers and text onto spreadsheets and reports, be comfortable formatting and entering data/text into EXCEL, and have a willingness to learn.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Computer Skills: Use Microsoft Office Suite; must be proficient in EXCEL; experience with SurveyMonkey a plus
    2. Effectively communicate with Director and Senior Research Analyst: should feel comfortable asking questions, alerting supervisors of data inconsistencies or problems, communicating status of projects
    3. Maintain a professional atmosphere: be responsible regarding their schedule
    4. Good organizational skills and follow-through skills: manage workload and meet deadlines
    5. Office support: organize data, make copies, shred documents
    6. Additional: Assist in various tasks assigned by supervisors


    Hours: Up to 19 hours per week scheduled during the work week (Mon-Fri, 9 to 5)


    •  Posted 8/08/18
  • Academic Access: Clerical Assistant

    Department: Student Affairs/Academic Access/Disability Services

    Supervisor: Diana Nash
    Email Resume To:
    Hourly Rate: $13 

    Location: 500 Carson Hall


    Type of Position:
    Federal Work-Study

    Job Description:

    This position aids the Director of Academic Access, the Coordinator of Disability Services and the Assistive Technology Specialist as needed. You will help the department with clerical and reception duties as well as with the monthly Academic Access Parent Meetings.  This position requires the utmost confidentiality and respect for the information overheard and viewed. 

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Basic clerical duties as assigned by the department
    • Computer literacy required
    • Academic Access Program
      • Prepare necessary materials for monthly parent meetings (Sundays)
      • Set up meeting room; including refreshments
      • Attend monthly meeting and take notes for Parent Newsletter
      • Complete take down and clean up after meeting has completed
    • Run errands (specifically retrieving refreshments for monthly parent meetings)

    Perform receptionist duties


    Friday: 12-4pm

    Sunday: 11am-3pm (Once a month; dates already selected)