Federal Work-Study

Youngstown State University employs over 1,800 students funded through Federal Work-Study (FWS) and regular on-campus student employment. Federal Work-Study students are subsidized by the Federal Government and some job postings will stipulate Work-Study eligibility as a requirement. All available on-campus student employment positions are posted online. View all current job listings.

Federal Work-Study

Federal Work-Study is need-based employment on a part-time, hourly basis. The rate of pay for such jobs is regulated by the federal minimum wage law. To qualify for Federal Work-Study, you must be enrolled, be in good academic standing, and have a demonstrated financial need. This program is available to both undergraduate and graduate students. To qualify, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the December 1 for new students, and February 15 for continuing students, deadline and indicate on the FAFSA that you are interested in this program. Click to view detailed information on Federal Work-Study.

Regular On-Campus Student Employment

Youngstown State University students are given absolute priority for employment in all part-time, non-civil-service and hourly-wage jobs. The rate of pay for such jobs is governed by minimum wage law, and students are usually limited to 20 hours of work per week. In order to be employed on campus, a student must be in good academic standing and currently enrolled for a minimum of one course of no less than three credits.