Work-study programs offer you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while earning money for college. You can enhance your current course work by integrating what you learn in class with real-world work experience.
Types of positions available
Both on-campus and off-campus work-study positions are available. If you’re eligible for work-study, you’ll apply for available jobs that are posted on campus and receive a paycheck based on the rate and hours you’ve worked.
How you’re paid
Since work-study funds are earned, they’re not available at the beginning of the quarter to help you pay tuition and fees. Work-study earnings may be used to supplement current expenses, such as supplies, transportation, or living expenses. Or if you work during the summer term, they should be saved in a personal bank account to help pay expenses for an upcoming quarter during that year. An additional form is available online if you’re interested in applying for work-study.
How to apply
If you are receiving financial aid you should fill out the Work Study eligibility application at https://www.bellevuecollege.edu/workstudy/
You will need to create a resume once you have created an account on CONNECT, the BC job board. http://depts.bellevuecollege.edu/careers/connect-career-management-system/
If you need help with your resume, make an appointment in person with a specialist in the Center for Career Connections by visiting room B231 or call 425-564-2279 to schedule an appointment via phone.
You can find both on and off campus Work Study positions posted on the BC Center for Career Connections’ CONNECT website.
We award positions on an individual, first-come, first-served basis. If you’re a work-study participant, and have utilized either federal or state work-study for the previous seven quarters, you’ll no longer be eligible for on-campus work-study positions going forward. Off-campus work study is encouraged.
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