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From TritonLink, take a copy of your award information to the job interview. If you already work on-campus, notify the timekeeper that you would like to use your award. Most campus departments and some off-campus agencies employ students with work-study.
There are three programs offered to students at UC San Diego.
If you would like to use your work-study award in your current on-campus job, contact the Timekeeper in your department to make them aware that you have an award they may utilize.
Port Triton, use the Advanced Search tab. In Position Type select (one or all of the following): On-Campus: Work-Study not required but may be used; On-Campus: Work-Study Required and/or Off-Campus: Work-Study Required.
It is the same as a "regular" job. You work hours and receive a paycheck. The Federal government pays a portion of your wages and the employing department pays the other portion.
Once you are working, you submit hours worked and receive a paycheck for those hours. You can earn up to the dollar amount of your work-study award. Once the award amount has been earned, it is up to the employing department to determine if your job will continue.
All jobs are competitive and may require a resume & interview. If you are having difficulty securing a work-study job contact Mary Lewis to schedule an appointment to discuss.
A work-study award is not a loan. It is an award for you to earn and use. There is no penalty if the award is not earned. You do not pay it back.
Yes, if you earn enough according to IRS tax rules.
The Career Services Center is located on the Library Walk. Our office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Wednesday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm and Friday, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. To speak with our Work-Study Coordinator, come to the 2nd floor of the Career Services Center to schedule an appointment or email Mary Lewis.