Work Study

Work-Study provides part-time jobs for students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay for educational expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to students’ course of study. Work-Study is available to full-time and part-time students.

If you would like to be considered for Work-Study, mark “yes” to the question on the FAFSA that asks whether you are interested in student employment. Work-Study awards are based on available funds.

Once you have been awarded Work-Study as part of your financial aid package, it is up to you to find an approved job. Employment opportunities are available on and off campus, but keep in mind that the job must be classified as Work-Study.

Work-Study job listings can be found on HireUTexas powered by Handshake, the university’s new job board for students who are seeking a part-time job, as well as internships and full-time career opportunities. If you have questions about HireUTexas, email hireutexas@austin.utexas.edu. If you have any questions about your Work-Study eligibility or policies, email onestop@utexas.edu.

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Employers interested in hiring Work-Study students should visit the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website for more information.

Work-Study and Part-time Job Fair

Find part-time employment opportunities and connect with prospective employers, including on-campus and approved off-campus employers searching for talented students to work part-time this fall and spring. Some employers will hire on the spot.

The fair is open to both full-time students and part-time students (enrolled in at least 6 hours). All students should upload their resume to their HireUTexas profile and students with work-study awards should have a PDF file format of their Work-Study Verification available to upload.

Work-Study Employment and HireUTexas holds an annual Work-Study and Part-Time Job Fair each fall.

Fall 2022

The UT Work-Study Part-Time Job Fair will have virtual and in-person events in August! These are opportunities to connect with on-campus and off-campus employers in Austin who are hiring for work-study positions. Employers and students can attend one or both.

UT Work-Study Part-Time Job Fair

On-Campus and Off-Campus Work-Study Employers participating and all Students invited to attend!

Virtual Event

Wednesday, August 17
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
via HireUTexas Powered by Handshake
Student link
Employer link

In-Person Event

Wednesday, August 31
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Texas Union Ballroom
Student link
Employer link

NOTE: Work-Study Employment program at UT include Federal Work-Study, State Work-Study, and Institutional Work-Study.

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