The Federal Work-Study Career Access Program (FWSCAP) works with BMCC students who are in Federal Work-Study so that they will be ready for future careers. The program consists of a series of career readiness workshops on professional development topics. FWSCAP members are part of a cohort of students practicing career achievement and service that is aligned with their civic and professional goals.
- BMCC Ambassador for Student Help is a federal work-study job position open to students in all majors. Ambassadors will act as a resource to ensure that our community is engaged in virtual and in-person campus events and provide administrative support to offices at BMCC. Ambassadors will have a range of responsibilities, including but not limited to posting on social media, assisting in the success of programs’ recruiting process, and data entry. The ambassadors are expected to be positive role models for students, faculty, and staff. In addition, the ambassadors will participate in biweekly or monthly 1-hr professional development workshops/trainings that will enhance the knowledge and skills being taught from the work they are currently doing.
- BMCC Career Access Professionals are hired federal work-study students providing assistance to the departments/offices in BMCC. In addition, the BMCC Career Access Professionals will participate in biweekly or monthly 1-hr professional development workshops/trainings that will enhance the knowledge and skills being taught from the work they are currently doing.
- Career readiness competencies in the areas of communication, time management, problem-solving, integrity, leadership, and confidence
- Participants can work up to 20-hours per week. FWSCAP members are paid $15.00 per hour.
The eligibility requirements to participate in the Federal Work-Study Career Access Program are the same as participating in the Federal Work-Study.
Students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the program:
- Be working toward a degree at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC).
- Be enrolled in at least 6-credits or greater each fall and spring semester.
- Be awarded Federal Work-Study. If you are awarded Federal Work-Study, the award will be posted to your Financial Aid Award Summary page in CUNYfirst. To view this page, login to your Student Center in CUNYfirst, and click on “View Financial Aid.”
- All majors accepted.
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