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Financial Aid Office

Bldg. S, Room S015

Federal Work-study at Brookhaven

Are you interested in going to school and working on campus? If so, the Brookhaven Federal Work-study (FWS) program could be right for you. Work study has a lot to offer. Complete the application process, and you could find a job at the college that will give you work experience, connections with college staff, and it could mean fewer student loans to repay later.

How to Apply

Here's how to get things started.

Once we have your application, we'll send it to all the departments and divisions on campus. If any of them are interested, they will contact you for an interview.

Hints to Get Hired

When you turn in an application, you'll want to have an edge over the other students. Here are a few of our recommendations.

  1. Feel free to include a résumé. It's not required, but it shows professionalism.
  2. Departments use the contact information you list to reach you for interviews of questions. Please make sure it's correct before turning in the form.
  3. In general, use your best hand-writing. If you're tech-savvy, you can fill it out on the computer, print it, and sign at the bottom.
  4. If your class schedule allows it, try to be available mornings. Most students are not.

Once you've turned in your application, the financial aid office sends it out to all the departments and divisions on campus that want to hire FWS students. If you want to check on your application's status, check with the departments and divisions. Some departments and divisions like the initiative, and it's a selling point for them.

Departments and Divisions

Curious where you might end up working? Here are some of the places on campus that may be hiring.

Federal College Work-study Job Description

Title Name: Financial Aid Work Study
Employee Category: Work Study
Job Title Code: FAWS
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:
Performs routine clerical duties; completes forms; provides information and instructions and gives hand-outs. Sorts and files records and reports. Answers telephone, conveys messages and runs errands. Sorts and distributes mail. Assists with mailings by addressing and stuffing envelopes. Makes copies and send facsimile. May performs other duties as required within the scope of the clerical position.

Physical Demands: Most incumbents work with light, easy to handle materials.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Completion of Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) and ability to meet all eligibility requirements determined by FAFSA and institutional Financial Aid policy. No experience required. Some positions require typing. Oral communications skills to support interaction with varying levels of DCCCD staff, students and the general public.
*Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment with the District.*