Student Employment:
Federal Work Study
Federal Work-Study provides employment and community service opportunities for students who demonstrate financial need. Awards are based on the availability of funding and the student’s financial need, as determined using the results of the FAFSA.
Work-study jobs are available in a wide variety of on- and off-campus departments and offices.  Employers will begin to post available jobs online in early August. 

Job Spot LogoAs a Work Study awardee, you are encouraged to use Job Spot ( to look for available jobs. You may work at any position on campus with the exception of those associated with the Chapel or the Campus Pastor's office. Be sure to check often as jobs are posted daily and the on campus job market is competitive and positions are filled quickly. position.

Please be aware that work-study funds are not applied to the student account.  Instead, work-study students receive a bi-weekly paycheck for the hours worked in the preceding two weeks.  As such, work-study awards are not applied toward the amount due on your student account.

For more information about Work-Study eligibility, please feel free to contact the Office of Financial Aid at 805-565-6063 or 888-963-4624 (toll free).  You can also email your questions to

Questions about how to find a job at Westmont should be directed to the Career Development & Calling office via phone at 805-565-6031 or email