Information for Federal Work Study Employers

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With federal funding available, now is the time to provide students with opportunities related to their individual professional development. Many students will be eager to get involved with the workforce. In order to accommodate the employment needs of scholars, we are looking to assist them with gaining access to a positive work environment.

Mt. San Antonio College has a variety of Work-Study programs for qualified students including:
  • Federal Work-Study
  • CalWORKs Work-Study

If you are interested in hiring students for your department, please attend one of the mandatory Federal Work-Study Employer Orientations via Zoom.

The Hiring Process

WS Hiring Process

Eligible Employers

Employers interested in hiring FWS students must be either:

  • Full Time Staff
  • Faculty (excluding adjuncts)

About Employer Orientation

The following information will be discussed during orientation along with associated handouts that will be provided via email:
  • Differences between the various work study programs
  • Program protocols and payroll
  • Pay rates and types of jobs
  • Supervisor expectations
  • Student worker expectations and guidelines
  • Procedure for posting and re-posting jobs including hands-on training
  • Posting and hiring tutorial handout

There is no need to RSVP, simply show up and those who attend will be noted. Important updates and information regarding the job-posting process, will also be reviewed.

Federal Work-Study Employer Orientation Schedule:

Wednesday, July 14th
Instructor Led FWS Employer Orientation Zoom 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 27th Instructor Led FWS Employer Orientation Zoom 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 12th Instructor Led FWS Employer Orientation Zoom 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

If you are unavailable to attend the live ZOOM session, the Career Center will provide a pre-recorded version on the POD platform within your employee portal. The pre-recorded version will be available on July 7, 2021 & August 4, 2021.

Fore more information on FWS Employer Orientations, contact Colin Brooks, MBA, at the Mt. SAC Career Center at (909) 274-5288 or via email at

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