Student Employment

CCBC offers student employment opportunities through the federal government.

Awards are made on a first-in and first-out basis until all funds are depleted. Notification of student employment awards begins in June for the upcoming academic year.

What to expect

If you are eligible for student employment, you may work up to 15 hours per week.

If you are awarded federal work study, you will need to:
  • Visit Career Services to search for on- or off-campus job opportunities.
  • Interview with the supervisor for a position of interest.
  • Complete all federal, state, and college employment forms.

Important facts

  • The academic year extends from July 1 to June 30 of the following year.
  • The financial aid award notification will inform you of the total dollar amount that may be earned. You may not work more than the total amount awarded.
  • Employment can begin as early as July 1.
  • Students are paid at least the minimum wage and currently are earning $8.00 per hour.
  • The pay schedule is on a bi-weekly basis for hours worked during the preceding two weeks. Employment will not defer your tuition payment unlike grants, scholarship and loans.
  • Employment opportunities may be found both on- and off-campus. Off-campus experiences include working in local libraries, elementary schools, police departments or social services offices.

How to apply