Thinking about the costs associated with attending college can be overwhelming. However, Georgia State University understands that managing your finances is difficult, when the cost of your textbooks may exceed the cost of living. We suggest a simple solution — why not work on your college campus? Working on campus brings the best of both worlds together! It can ease the financial burden of attending college by allowing you to earn money to help cover personal expenses, transportation, housing and even tuition. Aside from earning extra money, it provides hands-on, real-world experience and an opportunity for you to gain valuable skills. Whether you are still searching for a college to fit your needs or a current student, Georgia State offers a variety of on-campus jobs for you to explore.
Federal Work-Study is a federally funded program that provides students with on-campus and off-campus jobs. It allows students to earn money and gain valuable work experience while pursuing a college degree. The work-study program focuses on employment in civic education and work related to a student’s course of study. In order to be eligible for Federal Work-Study, you must meet all the federal aid requirements and demonstrate financial need.
Find more information on federal Work-Study programs here or visit the Financial Management Center at 227 Sparks Hall, open Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:15pm.
Student Assistant Positions
Student assistants are responsible for demonstrating excellent professional judgment, having a positive attitude, being a team-players and following correct procedures and university policies. Student assistant roles can range from positions in housing, the Welcome Center, events management, the recreation center and many more. Georgia State offers countless opportunities for student employment; recreational services alone employs over 130 students in various positions each year and provides on the job training.
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