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Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study (FWS) is a federally funded aid program designed to provide part-time employment for eligible students. Students who demonstrate financial need based on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete the work study application, are awarded FWS funds on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are exhausted. If financial aid is awarded too late in the year, students may not receive a FWS award due to lack of funding regardless of whether they had a FWS award in the past. Contact the Financial Aid Office to be placed on the FWS waiting list.


Visit Financial Aid Office

  • Fill out the Work Study Application (PDF)  
  • Submit the completed application to the Financial Aid Office
  • The Financial Aid Office approves eligibility and provides a list of possible work study positions

Find a Work Study Job

Review the list of all Work Study Positions (PDF)  and check below for positions that are currently available

  • Call the designated contact to schedule an interview
  • If you would like to work in a department not listed, contact the Financial Aid Office at (715) 365-4423 to be directed to a member of the department to discuss potential work study positions

Paperwork to Complete After Being Hired

  • Complete Employment Paperwork online
  • Including but not limited to:  Applicant Release Form for criminal background check, direct deposit, I-9,  and withholding forms
  • HR will email instructions to access forms/training online
  • Provide Work Permit to your work study supervisor for approval
  • Work study supervisor notifies student of start date

Start Working 

  • The work study supervisor will receive a Work Permit from the Financial Aid Office after Employment Paperwork is processed by HR
  • Watch for email from the Business Office with timecard instructions
  • Complete online training assigned by HR (FERPA and WTCS History)
  • Submit timecards per instructions
  • Get paid bi-weekly via direct deposit


Federal Work Study Current Availability

The following work study positions are currently available for eligible students. Students can check their eligibility by contacting the Financial Aid Office at (715) 365-4423.

Positions that are not shown on the list below may be filled or currently unavailable. Students may review and check with the department contact to learn if they're interested in adding a work study position.

The following Work Study positions are currently available here at Nicolet College for eligible students.Students can check their eligibility by contacting the Financial Aid Office at (715) 365-4423.

Don’t see the department you would like to work with on the list? Contact the Financial Aid Office and we will help see if the department would be interested in hiring a work study student

To View the Current Work Study Positions Click Here


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