FWS ORIENTATION FOR ON-CAMPUS JOBS
FWS Orientation -- Part 1
Thank you for participating in the 2020-2021 Federal Work-Study Program. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic during the Summer 2020 and while Hunter College is physically closed, students will only be allowed to work in jobs that can be performed remotely.
What is Federal Work-Study (FWS)?
· FWS is a financial aid program that gives you an opportunity to be placed in a part-time program that accommodates your class schedule.
· Gives you an opportunity to gain work experience related to your program of study or career choice.
· Provides you with an opportunity to participate in paid community service work.
What are the basic requirements for FWS participation?
· You must have a FWS award.
· You must be a matriculated student.
· You must be registered for a minimum of six credits each semester you participate in the FWS program.
· You must stop working when you have earned the maximum earnings or reached the last date off attendance indicated on the FWS Student/Employer Agreement whichever comes first.
· Awards not used by the last scheduled day to work will not rollover into the next academic year.
· You will not be paid for hours worked in excess of your award.