Work study is one way to meet your
financial aid requirements while attending college. It also provides solid work
experience to help enhance a résumé. You must complete the following steps to
apply for work study at HSU.
1. You must complete the Free Application for Federal
Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit to the Federal Student Aid Processing
Center. Students must meet satisfactory
progress requirements. Students cannot be a Graduate Assistant or Resident
Assistant during the same time period.
2. If this is your first
time to apply for work study, the Drug
Free Policy and Section 1 of the Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed and submitted with two documents
from the Lists of Acceptable Documents.
3. Contact Financial Aid Office,
Womack Building Rm. 203A, (870-230-5148) to determine if eligible for Federal
Work Study or Institutional Work Study .
4. Contact Departments
to apply for a position. Positions are posted as requested by
Policy for Student Workers
Position Openings: There are no positions posted at this time. Please check back.
Department of Nursing, 1/12 position. Contact Cathy Reynolds at 870.230.5015
*Candidate must possess the ability to work independently. Must be trustworthy and understand the importance of confidentiality. Must be able to type accurately and able to use Microsoft Word and Excel.
*Primary responsibilities include: running errands, filing, answering phones, and answering questions for students.
Institutional Positions -
Sports Information, 1/10 position. Contact Troy Mitchell, WE108M, 870.230.5197
* Candidate must possess strong knowledge of sports and knowledge of sports statistics.
* Computer and Photoshop skills are a plus.
* Primary responsibilities include: assisting in day-to-day operations of the sports information office, game-day events for selected home sporting events, and pregame and post-game duties for all home football games.
* Candidate will need to work some nights and weekends.
* Some light lifting may be required.
Federal Work Study FAQs
How do I apply for federal work-study?
The Federal Work-Study program is for undergraduate and graduate
students with financial need. Students cannot be a Graduate Assistant or
Resident Assistant during the same time period. Students must have the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid on file with the Office of Financial
Aid. Once the application has been processed, the student must contact the
Financial Aid Office, Womack Building Rm. 203A, (870-230-5148) to
determine eligibility status.
How do I find a work-study
position? Departments allotted federal work study positions are
listed below. The student must contact the department on the list to apply
for a position. The jobs are on campus. It is in the best interest of the
student to contact the departments in person.
hours per week can I work? Based upon a student's eligibility, an
undergraduate student may be able to work 10, 12 or 15 hours per week. This
also depends upon the work-study positions available. Graduate students are
eligible to work 20 hours per week, based upon funds available, and must
meet the criteria. Students must maintain a minimum of 6 hour enrollment
during the Fall/Spring semester.
How will I be paid?
There are four weeks in most pay periods. A student is paid for the
hours worked once a month.
Departments Allotted Federal
Foreign Language 1/12
Social Science 1/12
Writing Center 1/15
Comm. Arts/Science 8/12
Teachers College 1/12
Family & Consumer Sciences 2/12
Game Day Management 11/12
MultiMedia Learning Center 1/10,2/12
Child Service Center 2/12,4/15
Univ. Relations/Adm./Recruiting 2/12
Academic Advising Center 1/12
Financial Aid 1/12
Disability Services 1/12,1/15
Accounting/Business Office 1/12
University Police 1/12
East Hall 3/15
West Hall 3/15
Health Services 1/12
Institutional Work Study FAQs
How do I apply for institutional
work-study? The Institutional Work-Study program is for
undergraduate and graduate students showing a non-need-based eligibility.
Students cannot be a Graduate Assistant or Resident Assistant during the
same time period. Students must have the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid on file with the Office of Financial Aid. International Students must
have a valid F1 Visa and Social Security Card on file with the Office of
How do I find a work-study position?
Departments allotted institutional work study positions are listed
below. The student must contact the department on the list to apply for a
position. The jobs are on campus. It is in the best interest of the student
to contact the departments in person. Institutional positions go quickly so
apply early to better the chances of securing a position for a semester.
How many hours per week can I work? Student's
eligible for institutional work-study cannot work more than 12 hours per
week. The student must also maintain 12 hours of enrollment.
How will I be paid? There are four weeks in most pay
periods. A student is paid for the hours worked once a month.
DEPARTMENTS ALLOTTED AN INSTITUTIONAL POSITION
School of Business
Game Day Management
MultiMedia Learning Center
First Year Experience
Academic Advising Center