MCC Work-Study and Student Employment

The MCC Work-Study program offers you employment opportunities on campus.  These opportunities are a great way to develop a resume and gain valuable work experience while earning a paycheck. Many positions can be tailored to fit class schedules. 

If you're interested in participating in the Work-Study Program and are unsure if you qualify for the federal program, review the information below and/or contact the Office of Financial Aid for additional information. 


Institutional Work-Study (IWS):

IWS is a campus-funded program that provides you with financial assistance with post-secondary education expenses.  The IWS Program allows you to earn a paycheck through part-time employment.  You may work up to 20 hours a week and are guaranteed to earn federal minimum wage for the duration of your employment. You're encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and indicate that you're interested in the work-study program.

Qualifying for IWS - you are required to maintain enrollment and a 2.0 GPA during each semester including summer.

Institutional Work-Study (IWS)

Federal Work-Study Opportunities (FWS):

FWS is a federally-funded program in the United States that provides you with financial assistance with post-secondary education expenses. The FWS program allows you to earn a paycheck through part-time employment.  You may work up to 20 hours a week and are guaranteed to earn federal minimum wage for the duration of your employment.

Qualifying for FWS - you are required to maintain enrollment and a 2.0 GPA during each semester including summer.

Federal Work-Study Opportunities (FWS)

Other

In general, you are not permitted to work in FWS positions during scheduled class times. Exceptions are permitted if an individual class is cancelled, if the instructor has excused you from attending for a particular day, and if you are receiving credit for employment in an internship, externship, or community work-study experience. Any such exemptions must be documented.