To apply

Contact the individual employers to apply for a job. If you are eligible for Work Study you will receive an email confirming your eligibility. Please share email confirmation with your employer as proof of your eligibility for Work Study.

Once hired, your Work Study employer will need to complete a Work Study Hiring Form before you start working. They can find the form on our websiteThe form must be submitted to the Work Study Office so that we have a record of you being hired. It is very important that this form is completed before you start working.

For students who worked full-time in the summer and wish to continue in autumn quarter, you need to be offered Work Study for the autumn quarter.

Please keep in mind that Work Study is only one type of job. There are non-Work Study positions on-campus and other part-time employment jobs off-campus. Handshake is the UW’s online job and internship database.

Search Jobs

You can filter all of the job listings to show jobs that are offered remotely.

The Work Study Office continuously collects job descriptions from potential Work Study employers. There are a variety of jobs available and usually more jobs than applicants. You may choose which positions to pursue; some may have appeal because of flexible hours, some because they offer career-related experience, some because of convenient on-campus locations.

Of particular interest to many students are the community service positions and Literacy programs such as America Reads, Jumpstart, and Riverways Education Partnerships. These off-campus jobs offer you the opportunity to work for local schools and other community non-profit agencies and organizations, providing direct service to their clientele. If you are thinking about service career you can gain invaluable exposure or experience in such fields as counseling, tutoring/mentoring, public health, recreation, therapeutic child-care, among others.

Summer job listings will be available in the Work Study Office in mid June. Jobs for the academic year (autumn through spring) will be available after September 1.


If you have any questions or need to check your eligibility, contact the Work Study Office via email at