Whether it is on or off campus, a part-time job or work-study position can help reduce the financial burden of college, give you career exploration and
experience opportunities, and build your professional network.
On-Campus positions usually offer 12 to 20 hours of work per week. Positions vary from clerical, technical, food service or general labor positions.
Work-Study positions help students with financial needs, allowing them to earn money without impacting financial aid options. Most positions on campus
can be filled by work-study recipients. If you find a campus position and the department is unfamiliar with work-study, they should contact Office of
Scholarships and Financial Aid, which coordinates the work-study program at OSU.
Once you have been awarded Federal Work-Study (FWS), you will need to:
- Accept the award through my.okstate.edu portal. For instruction on how to accept your award, click HERE.
- Locate and apply for positions using the methods below.
- If selected for an interview be sure to take a copy of the most recent FWS award letter.
- If you receive notification of a change in your FWS award, you must notify your
- For more information about work-study, click HERE.
How to find On-Campus Jobs
Not all departments post with us, we also recommend job searching through:
- Campus billboards
- Contacting departments directly.
Many off-campus employers are just as willing to work with college students' schedules as on-campus departments and are able to offer more hours for
students needing additional income. Off-campus positions are more varied in their duties than on-campus positions, and may allow you
the chance to develop and enhance your skills in your chosen field.
How to find Off-Campus Jobs
We also recommend job searching through:
Part-Time Job Resources