For Students


Federal Work-Study

Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a work program funded by Brandeis and the federal government. It is awarded to eligible domestic undergraduate students as part of their financial aid award.

Students may work at either an on-campus department or office, or at an approved off-campus community service agency.

The FWS allotment is not credited to the student's account. Students receive a weekly paycheck based upon actual hours worked. Any work allocation not earned by the end of the academic year will be forfeited.

University Employment

University Employment is a work program funded entirely by the university and is awarded to eligible international students as part of their financial aid award. Students may work at an on-campus department.

The University Employment allotment is not credited to the student's account. Students receive a weekly paycheck based upon actual hours worked. Any work allocation not earned by the end of the academic year will be forfeited.