Work Study

Through the federal work-study program, you can earn money to pay for college while gaining valuable work experience for your future.

  • Work-study is available for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Pay: At least minimum wage, but possibly more depending on the job and your experience
  • Average schedule: 15 hours per week
  • Examples of jobs may include administrative assistant, computer operator, faculty assistant, library aide, or tutor.
  • Apply by completing the FAFSA. If you’re eligible for work-study, choose from the list of available jobs on DragonTrail Jobs, the online career management site of UAB Career & Professional Development Services.