Federal Work Study
Federal Work-Study program provides part-time jobs for Cerritos College students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Build Professional Skills
- No Work Experience Required
Earn while you Learn! how to Get started.
2021-2022 Federal Work-Study applications are now available on Jobspeaker. Register for an account today and view all current on and off campus positions. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve.
How to apply
Step 1: Submit your FAFSA
Step 2:Check your To Do List and submit all required financial aid documents by April 30th.
Step 3: Create Jobspeaker account and apply to current on campus FWS positions. Please review Jobspeaker quick guide for students for more information on how to create an account.
For more information regarding employment opportunities, career readiness assistance, workshops and events visit Student Employment Resource.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federal financial aid program which allows you to earn money to help pay educational expenses and encourages community service work. Federal Work-Study gives students an opportunity to gain valuable work experience while focusing on their educational goals.
- Students must have a completed financial aid file and demonstrate financial need
- Students must enroll in at least 6 units (If on a Financial Aid Ed Plan, classes must be on the ed plan)
- Students must be in good standing with Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Federal Work-Study (FWS) Employee Request - For On Campus Job Sites Only (Staff Only)
If your department is interested in posting job opportunity, submit job post in Jobspeaker. Student Employment Specialist will review job post and notify you once it has been approved. Please refer to Jobspeaker quick guide for on-campus employers to get started.
Note: Prior approval from the department dean/manger is needed before submitting job post on Jobspeaker.
For further information please contact Lizette Gonzalez, Student Employment Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or Anabelle Horton, Financial Aid Specialist at (562)860-2451 ext. 2394