Off-Campus Federal Work-Study
Please read the following information carefully if your organization is a non-profit or government office and is interested in employing a Boston College student at any time during the summer and/or academic year through Federal Work-Study (FWS), including Community Service.
Non-profit and government agencies interested in participating in this program need to complete, sign, and submit for review and approval contracts and student job request forms, as well as provide supporting documentation as referenced in the contract package.
The contract package for 2014–2015, which can be requested by calling the Boston College Office of Student Services at 617-552-3300, consists of:
- Two blank contracts
- One blank Student Job Request form (this blank form may be photocopied*)
- One copy of our Student Job Classifications and Wage Structure
*You can download a blank Student Job Request form by clicking this link.
An authorized employee at the agency will need to complete and sign both contracts, as well as a separate job request form for each different job title selected from our Student Job Classifications and Wage Structure.
Contracts, job requests, and supporting documentation are to be sent to:
Office of Student Services
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Once approved, the contracts and student job request forms will be valid through May 16, 2015, as long as the agency’s account is in good standing with Boston College.
We are unable to guarantee that your job will be filled. However, listings received in good order will be made available on our web site, and any interested student will contact your agency directly for further information and/or schedule an interview.
When your agency decides to hire a Boston College student through this program, an authorized employee at the agency must complete and sign part of our Off-Campus Federal Work-Study Hire/Rehire Form for that student and return that form to our office for review and approval before the student begins working. Please note that the student has to have been awarded FWS for that specific employment period by his or her financial aid counselor in order to work under this program.
Please note that this is not a cost-free program for your agency, which is responsible for a percentage of the student's earnings, as referenced in the contract, payable to Boston College and not paid directly to the student.
Also, contract packages for Summer 2015 and Academic Year 2015–2016 will be available at the end of March 2015, and agencies in good standing will be sent packages at that time.