After I fill out the interest form, what are the next steps to becoming part of Federal Work Study Career Access?
Apply to the program
- If you meet the program’s eligibility requirements, we will invite you to attend an information session to learn more about the program and documents to be completed.
- Complete online application for the position(s) of interest found on the website called Welcome to the Student Employment Portal,
- If invited, attend individual or group interview.
- You must attend program training to learn timesheet submission process and additional protocols; confirm schedule.
- Attend welcome meeting to be introduced to the team and oriented to the position.
- RSVP to complete workshops; attend career planning sessions; participate in invited campus meetings.
If I am a freshman, can I participate in the FWSCAP?
Yes, students awarded Federal Work-Study can participate in the FWSCAP.
Can I apply to the program if I am graduating in the Fall/Spring semester?
Yes, you can apply to the FWSCAP, but you must be registered for at least 6 credits.
I am transferring next semester (Fall/Spring). Can I still participate in FWSCAP?
Each student’s situation is unique. Please contact Melissa Jardine, Federal Work-Study Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am an international student; will I be able to participate in the program?
The eligibility requirements to participate in the Federal Work-Study Career Access Program are the same as participating in the Federal Work-Study.
Is there a certain GPA to maintain while doing the Federal Work-Study program?
Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA. Failure to do so will jeopardize the student’s future Federal Work-Study eligibility.
My major requires me to complete an internship and/or fieldwork experience, can I use this program?
We would encourage you to speak directly to your supervisor and internship/fieldwork professor.
If I stop working at my placement site, can I still be a part of the FWSCAP?
Your participation in the FWSCAP requires you to working at an approved Federal Work-Study site.