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For both of the programs, you must:
Take a printout of your award letter 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 two 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 appropriate coordinator below in the "Where may I obtain assistance" section.
Port Triton, use the Advanced Search tab in Position Type and search by: On-Campus, 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.
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 or contact the Coordinator:Call 858-534-0150 or email Mary Lewis.