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 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 $11.50

    Junior /Senior   $13.30

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


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


    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).

  • Information Technology Griffin Tech/Student Worker

    Department: Information Technology
    Position:  Work Study/ Griffin Tech
    Supervisor: Sergio Morel
    Email Resume To
    Hourly Rate: 11.00/hr
    Marymount Manhattan College


    Type of Position: 

    -Federal Work Study

    -Non Work Study


    Job Description

    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

    • Provide all phases of Network, Pc/Mac support.
    • Helping 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
    • 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


    Posted 8/28/17

  • Dance Media Assistant

    Department: Dance
    Position: Dance Media Assistant
    Supervisor: Katie Langan/Amber Indyk
    Email Resume To
    Hourly Rate: 11.00/hr (FA17) 13.00/hr (SP17)
    Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

    Type of Position:  

    -Federal Work-Study


    Job Description

    The Dance Department seeks a highly organized media assistant for the 2017-2018 academic year. The position requires excellent computer skills with an aptitude for marketing via the internet.  Updating the website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, and Constant Contact, newsletter publication are some of the responsibilities. We are looking for a voice to reach out to our followers.  Meeting deadlines, an acute attention to detail and excellent writing skills and knowledgeable of dance are all musts.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Graphic and video design experience with knowledge in Photoshop, InDesign and Final Cut
    • Knowledge of social media including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
    • Ability to be creative with marketing ideas and advertising.
    • Work with office staff to archive videos, tapes and photographs.
    • Act as photographer and videographer for lectures, performances and events for the Dance Department.



    Availability between 9:00 am -5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.


    Posted 08/25/17      

  • Student Development and Activities Student Organization Suite (SOS) Student Worker

    Department: Student Development and Activities
    Student Organization Suite (SOS) Student Worker
    Fanny He and Kevin Croke
    Email Resume To
    Hourly Rate: $11/hr
     Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021


    Type of Position: 

    Federal Work-Study           


    Job Description

    The office of Student Development and Activities (SDA) dedicated to supporting the educational mission of Marymount Manhattan College by providing students with a sense of community through meaningful interaction outside of the classroom. The role of the Student Worker will be to assist the Coordinator of Student Activities with event related tasks, maintaining a welcoming and accessible working environment, and upholding Marymount’s Inclusivity initiative. An ideal candidate will be a self-starter, creative, professional, and have a passion for Diversity Education.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Computer skills (word, excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Social Media skills (Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)
    • Graphic Design experience preferred (knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
    • Effectively communicates with others (faculty, students, visitors, staff)
    • Answer and/or make phone calls
    • Safe Zone and Diversity Zone trained (or willing to become)
    • Assist with various departmental projects as needed (including, but not limited to: community service, engagement, and diversity & leadership programs)
    • Maintain a professional and inclusive office atmosphere
    • Good organizational skills and capable of taking on various tasks and perform accordingly
    • Flexible schedule to assist with some evening events
    • Ability to work collectively and independently
    • Other duties as assigned


    Availability between 9:00 am -5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

  • Human Resources: File Clerk

    Department: Human Resources
    File Clerk
    Kevin Ng
    Email Resume To
    Hourly Rate: $11/hour
    Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021


    Type of Position: 

    Federal Work-Study

    Job Description

    Reporting to the Associate Director – Benefits, Compensation & HRIS, the File Clerk will organize and maintain personnel files and other confidential information for the Human Resources department. The File Clerk will provide additional support to the Human Resources and Business Office staff as needed.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Scan, copy and/or file documents
    • Create, maintain and organize files
    • Assist on special projects as needed
    • Provide occasional phone coverage for Business Office reception desk
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is highly preferred
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
    • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work with students, employers and other visitors to the Business Office
    • Good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks


    Available times between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for 12-16 hours/week.