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On-Campus Employment

On-campus work is broken up into two pathways: Federal Work Study (FWS) and Student Assistants (SA). Federal Work Study positions are federally funded and are based on your FAFSA, while Student Assistant positions are part-time jobs for students who do not receive FWS.

Students Assistants

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum of 9 credits per semester.
  • Graduate students must maintain a minimum of 6 credits per semester.
  • Cannot exceed 20 hours per week.

Federal Work Study

  • If you have Federal Work Study funds, you should apply for on-campus jobs that are designated for FWS, although you can also apply for Student Assistant positions.
  • Wondering if you have FWS? Head on over to NEST and click the “Financial Aid” tab. We also have a step-by-step guide on our website.

 Explore Handshake for On-Campus Jobs

  • Click on the “Jobs” link in the upper right corner of your screen.
  • Click the “On Campus” filter at the top of your search page.
  • Click the “Show Results” button on the lower right corner.
  • Click the “Save your Job Search” link at the top of your results.
  • Set up optional job alerts (email notifications).

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Professional. Poised and Prepared: CSAM Panel Event

Join CSAM Career Services for an exciting panel and networking session to hear from top professionals in data science, statistics, research and development, information technology, actuary and more.

  • Register on Handshake
    Wednesday, November 8, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    Center for Environmental Life Sciences (CELS) 120

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Spotlight Series

CSAM CO-OP Spotlight: Brandon Bernard-Mendez, Information Technology

Over the summer, CSAM Senior Brandon Bernard-Mendez worked on the Digital Experience team under Janssen Pharmaceutical company. Some of his highlights included working on website construction and maintenance, hosting a tech talk, completing high-level IT and business architectural work and much more!

“I was also able to enhance my professional network and form connections that I probably would not have been able to make due to such an inclusive environment.”

Co-ops and internships provide an opportunity to make connections and understand workplace culture all while gaining valuable real world experience.

Make an appointment with your Career Team to discuss co-op and internship opportunities!

The Importance of Soft Skills!

In our ever-changing work world, soft skills continue to be the foundation for success. Top employers agree that these skills play a pivotal role in workplace success and give job seekers a competitive edge. According to The US Department of Labor, companies have named the following soft skills as keys for success in the 21st century workplace:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Professionalism
  • Networking
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking

Read the Full Article!

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