Federal Work-Study (FWS) is offered as a part of a student's
total financial aid package to assist in meeting the cost of
educational expenses while in attendance at Guilford Technical
Community College (GTCC). Funding for Work-Study is allocated
through Title IV funds from the Federal government. A student must
complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to
determine eligibility to receive funding. Upon receipt of an
individual's notice of aid eligibility from GTCC's Financial Aid
Office (FAO), a student may electronically apply for a Federal Work
The process of applying for a Federal Work Study position has
changed. You will apply online. Access the following
link from an ON-CAMPUS computer: https://internaljobs.gtcc.edu/LoginPage.aspx
You will be asked to create an account and supply an email
address. The only acceptable email address will be your GTCC
After your account is created, you will be able to view the
available jobs and complete the employment application online.
Please pay close attention to the details of the job
descriptions such as requirements and acceptable or unacceptable
programs of study. If you do not meet the minimum
requirements or if you are no longer eligible, your application
will not be forwarded to the hiring manager.
If you are selected as a candidate for the position, you will be
contacted directly by the department to schedule an interview.
Work-Study provides many advantages for the student and for the
employer. Flexibility of scheduling around class hours is one of
the top advantages for students. The program also provides valuable
work experience for a student's future resume'. Students generally
provide much needed assistance to supervisors, and make valuable
contributions to the college community.
Students may work a varied number of hours per week, up to the
twenty hours per week maximum, depending on the individual's dollar
amount awarded by the Financial Aid Office for the academic year.
The class schedule of the student and the needs of the supervisor
determine the workload for student employees.
Students are awarded for one full school year. The employment
period may begin July 1, and ends June 30, the last day of the
fiscal year. The supervisor and the student employee determine if
the student will work during semester breaks and vacations.
Students should plan work schedules to allow sufficient time for
studying and for class projects. (Students may not do course work
during employment hours.) The schedule may be adjusted, for
example, during "peak times" and in consideration of the needs of
the job assignment.
Student employees are paid by the 20th of each month. The
current pay rate is $8.50 per hour. Payroll information must be
submitted to the Financial Aid Office prior to employment and must
be cleared by Human Resources and by the Finance Department. Time
sheets must be received in the Financial Aid Office by the close of
the second working day that follows the end of each month.
Apply for financial aid and meet all priority deadlines.
Submit the appropriate employment documents and paperwork to the
Financial Aid Office prior to beginning the assignment.
Maintain an accurate time sheet and have it verified and signed
by the supervisor who must turn it in to the Financial Aid Office
by the second working day that follows the end of the month.
Notify your current supervisor and the Work-Study administrator
if you stop working or if you stop attending college.
Take a fifteen (15) minute break after each four (4) consecutive
hours of work as prescribed by law.
Track your earnings so that you do not exceed awarded funds.
Coordinate the work schedule with the employee.
Certify co-op and enrollment status; verify, sign and submit
time sheets to the Financial Aid Office no later than the second
working day of the month after the month worked.
Track the student's total wages for the academic year to ensure
that the student does not exceed her/his total award.
Monitor the quality of the student's work.
Detailed listing of Student Employees' and Supervisors'
Requirements and Responsibilities
Student Employment may be terminated for unsatisfactory
performance, for habitual tardiness, for chronic absenteeism, for
failure to follow the rules set by the office or the department
where employed, or for any other reason deemed appropriate by the
Work-Study Time Sheet