Employment Programs


FEDERAL WORK STUDY
Federal Work Study is offered through the federal campus-based aid program and provides employment opportunities to eligible matriculated students. Priority consideration is given to students who file a FAFSA by their respective deadline designations (listed below). The award amount is based on the student's financial need, the availability of funds to the campus, the number of hours the student can work per week, and the current pay rate. ) Pay rates, including minimum pay rate can be found in the Student Employment Handbook. Students receive FWS funds in the form of a bi-weekly paycheck for the hours you have worked. On campus job opportunities are listed on the Career Center Website.

Student Type Priority Deadline
Freshman March 1st
Continuing May 1st

FEDERAL WORK STUDY/ COMMUNITY SERVICE
Earn valuable work experience through the off-campus Federal Work Study Community Service program. Benefits include:
Starting salary of up to $12 per hour
$1000 Tuition Voucher – limited AmeriCorp tuition vouchers available for students who meet the eligibility criteria.
Valuable work experience to add to your resume
Make Career Contacts – Network
Students receive FWS funds in the form of a bi-weekly paycheck for the hours you have worked.
E-mail uzalewski@notes.cc.sunysb.edu for more information

Visit the Career Center for more details.


STUDENT ASSISTANT
Stony Brook Departments, through their own funding sources, also provide opportunities for qualified students to work on campus. Pay rates, including minimum pay rate can be found in the Student Employment Handbook. Students receive a bi-weekly paycheck for the hours worked. These employment assignments are available on the Career Center Website. To be eligible, a student must be matriculated and enrolled at Stony Brook.


FACULTY STUDENT ASSOCIATION
The Faculty-Student Association (FSA) operates an array of auxiliary business services and programs for the campus, such as dining, bookstores, and the campus ID office. FSA employs close to 500 students in a wide range of capacities. The FSA Office of Student Staffing Resources is dedicated to providing placement, advising, and special training programs for its on-campus employment and internship opportunities. Contact the FSA Student Staffing Resources office in the Student Union for additional information and employment application, or visit the FSA Student Staffing Resources website for details.


GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
Graduate assistantships (Teaching, Research and Graduate assistantships) are awarded on a competitive basis by the Graduate School on recommendation of the Graduate Program faculty. Awards are made annually and, generally, may be renewed for up to four years. Graduate students should contact their Graduate Program Director to determine if assistantships are available within their program of study.


HIRING INFORMATION FOR UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENTS
Systems training is provided to department employees by the Career Center and Client Support Training. Please visit Client Support for a detailed explanation.


Download the Student Employment Handbook

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