Student Employment

Two student workers at the Houston Cole Library

Federal Work-Study Program

Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP) - Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study. 

Funds for this program are limited. FWSP community service opportunities are available through the JSU Office of Financial Aid. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed.

 Federal Work-Study Overview:

  • It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
  • It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students with financial need.
  • It’s available to full-time or part-time students.

See Federal Work-Study Positions Available

University Student Assistant

Many JSU students work part-time on campus in a variety of departments. These positions do not come through the JSU Office of Financial Aid and do not require a financial aid application. For more information on University Student Assistance Programs, please visit the JSU HR website.

View University Student Assistant Positions Available

Graduate Assistantships

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