Working on campus is a good way to concentrate on your studies while earning money on the side. If you are employed at a campus job, you can work it into your class schedule. This will give you the flexibility that you need to be a successful college student.
Many times a campus job can fit your career interests and provide you with job experience in a particular field as well.
Steps to Get a Work Study Position
- Be sure you have been awarded and accepted "Work-Study" on your accesSPoint financial aid page.
- You must be enrolled in at least 6 credits during the semester.
- Search in Quest for available positions (select "Wausau"). Complete and submit an application or otherwise follow the instructions in the particular job posting.
- A supervisor will contact you about each position for which you're a good fit.
Student Employment FAQs
Why work on campus?
- Work schedules are flexible and take into consideration your class schedule.
- Wages are competitive with off-campus jobs.
- It only takes a few minutes (and no gas) to get to your job.
- Campus positions often fit your career goals.
Do I need to receive federal work/study money (financial aid) to apply?
Many of the departments only employ students who are receiving federal work/study because the federal government pays some of the wages.
For the work/study positions, you need to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be accepted before applying.
Who do I contact if I have questions?
For questions about the positions, call or e-mail the department contact for the positions that interest you.
What do I do if I am hired?
- Fill out all the employment forms in the packet that you receive from your supervisor and return it to her/him.
- Arrange training and work schedule with your supervisor.