Federal Work-Study is a need-based financial aid award that requires a FAFSA application.
Undergraduate students are automatically reviewed for eligibility and if eligible, it will appear on your Financial Aid award letter.
How to Apply for Work-Study positions
Students eligible to participate in the Federal College Work-Study Program may apply for on and off-campus jobs.
- The Student Employment Office will notify students via their "duq.edu" e-mail address upon the acceptance of the financial aid package. This e-mail will alert students of additional information and application information.
- The Work-Study award will appear on a student's Financial Aid award letter. It will not appear on your bill as a reduction of tuition.
- Students are to earn the award amount through working and receiving a paycheck.
- Work-Study jobs are a maximum of 15 hours and typically not less than 12 hours per week during the Academic Year.
- Work-Study may reduce the amount approved by the school in additional loans such as Direct PLUS and alternative educational loans.
- Openings occur throughout the academic year.
- Placement is not guaranteed; it is contingent upon available jobs.
Upon notification from the Financial Aid office, please check Human Resources for current job openings.