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Student Employment

Gulf Coast State College offers Federal Work Study, Florida Work Experience Program, and Student Assistant student-employment programs.

FEDERAL WORK-STUDY (FWS) PROGRAM

FWS is a need-based, federally funded employment program that allows students to earn money through on-campus or off-campus employment to help with educational expenses.  GCSC typically receives over $100,000 of FWS funding each aid year so students have a better chance at becoming a student employee if they submit a FAFSA

More information on FWS may be found online at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/work-study

FLORIDA WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM (FWEP)

FWEP is a need-based, state funded employment program providing eligible Florida students work experiences to complement and reinforce their educational and career goals. 

More information on FWEP may be found online at http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/FWEP.pdf

STUDENT ASSISTANT (SA)

SA is a non-need-based, institutionally funded employment program providing on-campus opportunities for students working towards their academic goals. These on-campus jobs can offer an opportunity to gain work experience as well as provide a flexible schedule to accommodate your course work.  

Those wishing to become student employees are encouraged to:

  1. Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by visiting www.fafsa.ed.gov 
  2. Review open student employment positions by visiting https://www.gulfcoast.edu/student-employment/available-positions.html 
  3. Submit a student employment application
  4. Interview, if contacted by a supervisor
  5. Complete Human Resources on-boarding, if hired by a supervisor

NEW! Student employees  submit time sheets online using Lighthouse!  A student employment web time entry instruction will be provided for step-by-step details.

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