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The UIW Federal Work-study (FWS) Program provides part-time employment for students who demonstrate financial need and who seek additional assistance in subsidizing their education. Work-study positions at UIW employ students an average of 12-15 hours (but no more than 20) per week; and hourly pay rates start at $7.25 per hour (the federal minimum wage), though some positions on campus pay more.

A work-study award does not guarantee job placement. It is the student's responsibility to contact individual departments regarding job openings. The student must interview and secure a contract with a department before they can utilize their FWS award. 

Interested in becoming a working Cardinal? Learn more about the FWS program by selecting one of the topics below. 

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