Student employment is an important source of financial aid. Wages are paid directly to the student and are not subtracted from your balance due. Opportunities are available at all campus sites year round, but most positions are filled prior to the start of the fall term. Students are paid bi-weekly.

Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study

The Federal Work Study program provides part-time jobs for undergraduate students with financial need.

Student Assistant Program

Student Assistant Program

Students who work under the Student Assistant program do not need to demonstrate financial need to be hired.

Details about Student Employment

When are jobs available?
Opportunities are available at all campus sites year round, but most positions are filled prior to the start of the term. Funding for student employment is limited, so positions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

How much can I work?
Approved students can work up to 20 hours per week.

How am I paid?
Students are paid bi-weekly. Submit your worked hours in Webtime, which is most compatible using Firefox.

Am I eligible?
To be eligible for student employment at SPC, you must meet these requirements each term:

  • Submit a FAFSA annually
  • Complete MySPC To Do List items
  • Be a degree-seeking student in an A.A., A.S., bachelor's degree, financial assistance eligible certificate program or financial assistance eligible clock hour program
  • Must not owe a repayment or be in default under any state or federal grant or loan program
  • Maintain enrollment in at least six credit hours that are required for current major/program for Federal Work Study (FWS)
    • Audit classes and those not required for your program do not count
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress 
  • For Federal Work Study (FWS) - have unmet need as determined by Student Employment staff

How do I apply?

  • Complete the Student Employment Application 
  • Allow a minimum of 3 to 5 days for the background check and eligibility review
  • When the review is complete, you will receive an email at the email address you provided on your Student Employment Application
  • If you are approved, login to your application to view the current Job Postings
  • Authorization for student employment must be renewed every 180 days. When your authorization has expired, a notice will appear on your application dashboard, with a link to resubmit your application for review. 
     Be sure to select the Activate My Account button to complete this process.

NOTE: Submit your worked hours in Webtime by logging in to MySPC.