Work Study

Most students can earn between $1,500 and $2,000 by working during the academic year and, generally speaking, the workload is frequently comparable to a part-time job.

Moreover, if looked at as an opportunity, college jobs allow students to work with faculty and administrators who can often serve as mentors. They can reinforce important ties and allow students to prove to be impressive in hands-on work beyond the classroom. And with effort, students can often find placement that relates to their academic work (lab work, research, etc.).

  • Just as importantly, campus jobs often provide students with the opportunity to examine various career options. A college job can be an excellent venue to polish up professionalism and develop excellent skills and abilities to enhance resumes.
  • At the very least, future employers will appreciate the fact that a student worked while they were in college.

And, of important note, if an effort is being made and it isn't working, you may need to speak to the dean and/or the academic advisor as soon as possible.