Federal Work Study (FWS) Process: ELCD Student Process
Required 1:1 with Career Advisor
Schedule appointment (via
Handshake , virtual or in-person) or visit the Experiential Learning and Career Development Center (Yancy Building, 2
Floor, Suite 222), to meet with Career Advisor to review resume, review work study/work behavior expectations, professional attire, time management, and explore work study assignment options.
Must upload FWS eligibility Letter
provided by financial aid office verifying that you have been approved for
Federal work study, 2022-2023 – we will upload to
Apply for specific Federal Work
Study positions in office by first accessing
Handshake , searching for opportunities, and completing 2 step application process.
Students are allowed to apply for
more than one position.
*Step 2, Externally Apply via HR
(Human Resources) System ULTIPRO.
Note – UltiPro application is linked
This will only need to be completed
once for all positions applied for.
Emphasis on completing application
in office or with staff virtually.
If a student does not have time to
complete the application, they will not be considered for work-study; Encourage
them to complete it in real time (in the office) or schedule a time when they
can complete the process.
Encourage students to upload
confirmation email or screenshot into Handshake for external application
confirmation; This is a confirmation measure in case we are unable to quickly
confirm with HR; Use web capture or snipping tool and save as pdf for upload
into “Documents” in Handshake.
RETURNING STUDENTS – If you
completed work study before, all you need to do is complete step 1.
You only need step 1 because you are
already in payroll/
Career advisor will provide interview prep and resources.
Career advisor will schedule 2-week
Handshake (Virtual or in-person).
Upon completion of application
(Steps 1 & 2), students will be contacted by Federal Work Study Supervisor
(position specific) for interview and next steps.
Communicate You Have Been Hired
If a student is offered a work study
position, please share with the career center.
Students should immediately update
their resume to include the new role.
HR DOCUMENTS FOR STUDENTS
Once the student has fully applied and completed follow-up,
the next steps are completely outside our office and will be dependent on HR
and the Federal Work Study Supervisor. Any additional follow-up, student should
be directed to those departments.
CONTACTS TO KNOW