Federal Work Study Jobs

The Federal Work Study Program (FWS) is a form of self-help financial assistance. The program funds a limited number of part-time employment opportunities for both on and off campus jobs. Please note that work study jobs are not guaranteed.

Use the hyperlink email address in the job description as this will generate a template for you to fill out with important information regarding the position you are applying for such as work availability.  Forward your resume to the supervisors/contact person indicated on the job description. The hiring supervisors will contact students to schedule an interview. If you are hired, you will need to complete the employment paperwork and provide to the hiring supervisor documents that establish both identity and employment authorization. 

Please note: You can only accept one position. Only one FWS job contract will be issued at the time of referral.

  • Mail Clerk-Main Campus & 55th Res Hall

    Department:              Administrative Services

    Position:                    Mail Clerk – Part time
    Supervisor:                Maria C. Marzano
    Email Resume To
    Hourly Rate:              $11.00/hr
    Location:                   Mailroom –Various Locations

    • Main Campus (71st Street)
    • 55th Street Res Hall (231 E. 55th St)


    Student must be a residing at 55th Street to assist after hours.


    Type of Position:  

    -Federal Work-Study  


    Job Description

    Mail Campus: Assist Mailroom Coordinator with mail process: picks up mail from Post Office, sorts and delivers mails to various departments, picks up outgoing mail. Accepts packages for the College – logs and distributes.


    Residence Halls: Assist Mailroom Coordinator with mail process: sorts student mail and places in their mailbox. Accepts, logs in packages and gives out student packages. Works with the Mailroom Coordinator and Student to resolve any issues with mail or packages.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Computer Skills (use basic Excel and Word Documents to log and track any information necessary)
    • Effectively communicate with others (Faculty, Students, Visitors)
    • Sort, make copies and handle workplace machinery
    • Answer and/or make phone calls
    • Assist in various tasks assigned by supervisors
    • Maintain a professional atmosphere
    • Good organizational skills and capable of taking on various tasks and perform accordingly


    Must be available to work 15 to 19.5 hours weekly, including being available to work at least one night (Tuesday/Wednesday) and some Saturdays.


    Posted 08/07/17

  • New York City Community Service Jobs

    Department of Citywide Administrative Services

    Location: New York City Boroughs- Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island

    Hourly Rate: 

    Freshmen / Sophomore $11.50

    Junior /Senior   $13.30

    Email Resume To:

    Hours: 5.0 to 19.5 per week (based on student schedule)


    Public Service Corps Application (click here to print) 


    Type of Position: 

    Off Campus Federal Work-Study           


    Job Titles: Public Service Corps Community Service Internship categories

    RESEARCH INTERN – assists in obtaining and evaluating data for various projects, investigations, studies and surveys.  Sound writing skills and ability to manipulate data and statistics preferred.


    CLERICAL INTERN – types, files, answers phones and performs other clerical related functions.  Education courses preferred.


    ACCOUNTING INTERN – examines books and records of financial operations; may include payroll and auditing functions.  Knowledge of business math and accounting preferred.


    PERSONNEL ASSISTANT – assists human resources department personnel in interviewing candidates, making phone inquiries for references and surveys, report writing, record keeping, and related administrative             functions.


    LEGAL ASSISTANT (undergraduate) – performs legal research, report writing, and related clerical functions in a law related agency or bureau (limited number of positions available).


    LEGAL ASSISTANT (law school students) – assists attorneys in legal research and report writing.  Acting as court liaison and handling other related activities (e.g., criminal, community, or labor relations).


    ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN – performs a variety of responsibilities related to the management of the daily operations of an agency; including, but not limited to, preparation of correspondence and reports, liaison activities, typing, filing, answering phones, and other related clerical duties.  Scope of responsibility is dependent upon work experience.


    EDUCATIONAL TUTOR – under supervision, tutors children in day care centers, schools, and libraries to enhance academic skills.


    CASEWORKER ASSISTANT – assists in interviewing and counseling individuals, maintaining records in hospitals or other social service settings.  Field work may be involved (limited number of positions available).


    GRAPHIC ARTS INTERN – assists in design, layout, photography, and other related technical areas.  Specific skills, experience, or related course work required (limited number of positions available).


    JOURNALISM/PUBLIC INFORMATION INTERN – works on city publications, agency newsletters, press releases, etc.  Some experience or related course work preferred (limited number of positions available). 


    HOSPITAL STAFF INTERN – internships may be clerical or patient-contact oriented.  Work performed in areas of admitting, emergency room, pharmacy, dietary services, and other related areas.  Ideal for nursing or pre med majors.


    INFORMATION PROCESSING AND COMPUTER INTERN – works on projects and operations utilizing data processing equipment and advanced software.  Information processing, computer science courses and/or          work experience required.


    ARCHITECTURE AND DRAFTING INTERN – works on design, research, and operational projects relating to architectural design, building construction, and infrastructure projects.  AutoCAD, drafting and/or architectural courses required (limited number of positions available).


    ENGINEERING INTERN – works with engineers on designing buildings, infrastructure, and related projects.  Engineering and/or advanced mathematics courses required (limited number of positions available).


    LIBRARY INTERN – assists in cataloging and shelving books, setting up displays and exhibits.  Courses in library science preferred but not required (limited number of positions available).

  • Institutional Advancement Services Student Worker

    Supervisor: Matthew Whitenack, Director of Advancement Services

    Email Resumes to:

    Hourly Rate: $11/hr

    Location: IA, 2nd floor Carson


    Type of Position: 

    -Federal Work-Study

    -Non Work-Study Student Help


    Job Description:

    The Advancement Services team oversees the information systems that track donations, alumni, contact information, and advancement event information. The student worker will assist with data entry, mail merges, filing, and a wide variety of projects, as needed. Training will be provided on the Raiser’s Edge database.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Process returned mail and address updates
    • Transfer external mailing lists and event data into Raiser’s Edge
    • Assist with the processing of donor acknowledgement letters
    • Scan all donation collateral and link to records in database
    • File paperwork in departmental storage in a timely fashion; organize files to be archived
    • Strong attention to detail is necessary
    • Microsoft Word and Excel experience required


    Hours:  approximately 10-15 hours per week

  • Office of Admissions Tour Guide/ Front Desk Asst/ Records Room Asst

    Supervisor: Jasmine Santiago and Amanda Garay Cedeno
    Email Resumes To
    : and


    Type of Position: 

    -Federal Work-Study

    -Student Help/Non Work-Study


    Job Description

    The office is seeking students for the positions of tour guides and administrative assistants.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Administrative Assistant: Seeking students to give assistance with front desk coverage.  

    • Must have excellent communication skills
    • Must be detailed orientated and well organized
    • Must be energetic. motivated and have a positive attitude about the college
    • We welcome both work student and non-work study applicants
    • Must be able to fulfill inquiry requests, work on data entry, filing, and calling projects
    • Must be able to attend all Admission Related Special Events including select weekends

    • Must be able to accomplish other projects as assigned


    Campus and/or Residence Hall Tour Guides: Seeking students interested in providing tours to prospective students and families.

    • Must have flexible day time availability
    • Must be knowledgeable of both the main campus and the 55th street residence hall layouts
    • Must be familiar with the curriculum as well as student life
    • Must be energetic, motivated and have a positive attitude about the college
    • We welcome both work student and non-work study applicants



    Availability between 9:00 am -8:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Select weekends based on events schedule. 

  • Institutional Research-FWS Office Assistant

    Department: Office Institutional Research & Planning
    Federal Work Study Office Assistant
    Cheryl Goldstein
    Email Resume To
    Hourly Rate: $11/hr FA17; $13/hr SP18
    Marymount Manhattan College, 221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

    Type of Position:  (Please select type of position).

    - Federal Work-Study

    Job Description


    The Office of Institutional Research and Planning does the following:  performs research for the college, about the college; supports strategic decision-making; provides data, analysis and survey research; works with faculty, staff and administration throughout the college as well as outside constituents such as government and accreditation agencies and consultants.

    The student worker will support the Director and Senior Research Analyst of the Office of Institutional Research and Planning by formatting and entering data in EXCEL; designing, testing and administering surveys; doing other research duties as assigned.

     Candidates should enjoy doing research and working with numbers, be precise when entering numbers and text onto spreadsheets, be comfortable formatting and entering data/text into EXCEL, and have a willingness to learn.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Computer Skills: Use Microsoft Office Suite; must be proficient in EXCEL; experience with SurveyMonkey a plus
    • Effectively communicate with Director and Senior Research Analyst: should feel comfortable asking questions, alerting supervisors of data inconsistencies or problems, communicating status of projects
    • Maintain a professional atmosphere: be responsible with work and schedule
    • Good organizational skills and follow-through skills: manage workload and meet deadlines
    • Office support: organize data, make copies, shred documents
    • Additional: Assist in various tasks assigned by supervisors


    Available times between 9-5 Monday through Friday.  


    Posted 8/15/17

  • Career Services Front Desk Receptionist

    Department: Career Services

    Position: Front Desk Receptionist 

    Supervisor: Paul Maniaci

    Submit Resume to:

    Hourly Rate: 11.00/hr

    Location: Marymount Manhattan campus


    Type of Position

    -Federal Work Study


    Job Description:

    Outgoing student needed to manage reception area for Career Services located in Carson 106. The office is also home to an International Student Advisor, FAPA Admissions, and three professors. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills and ability to work with students, employers and other visitors.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Effectively communicate with others (Faculty, students, and employers)
    • Answer and/or make phone calls
    • Provide information on office’s services and manage traffic flow of visitors
    • Use basic Excel and Microsoft Word for Career Services projects
    • Knowledge of social media preferred
    • Sort, make copies and handle workplace machinery
    • Assist in various projects assigned by supervisors and at career fairs
    • Maintain a professional atmosphere
    • Possess strong organizational skills and capable of taking on various tasks to completion


    Monday through Friday between 9am-5pm      


    Posted 8/15/17