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.
New York City Community Service Jobs
Department of Citywide Administrative Services
Location: New York City Boroughs- Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island
Freshmen / Sophomore $11.50
Junior /Senior $13.30
Email Resume To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: 5.0 to 19.5 per week (based on student schedule)
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).