Career Development & Calling Working on Campus
Federal Work-Study provides employment opportunities for students who demonstrate financial need. Awards are determined by Westmont’s Financial Aid office and are based on the student’s FAFSA and the availability of funds. Please be aware that work-study funds are not applied to the student account. Work-study students receive a bi-weekly paycheck for the hours worked in the preceding two weeks. 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 email@example.com.
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. Work Study awardees are encouraged to use Handshake to look for on campus opportunities. You may work at any position on campus with the exception of those associated with chapel or the Campus Pastor's office. On campus jobs are posted daily and the market is competitive, so check often. Questions about finding a job at Westmont should be directed to the Career Development & Calling office via phone at 805-565-6031 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ON CAMPUS HIRING PROCESS
- Receiving a Job Offer: If hired, you will receive an email with a Temporary Employment Agreement (TEA). The TEA is your work contract and outlines the details of your job. You may not work on campus without a completed TEA.
- Accepting A Job Offer: You may only accept ONE (1) on campus job offer per semester so carefully read the TEA before clicking to accept.
- Employment Eligibility Form (I-9): Students who have not previously worked on campus must complete an I-9 form through the TEA process. After you have received and accepted an offer, an I-9 will be presented electronically for your completion. You cannot submit an I-9 prior to accepting an offer of employment.
- Original I-9 Documentation: Bring your ORIGINAL work authorization documents (copies NOT accepted) when you arrive on campus (list of Acceptable Documents). Failure to present original documents WILL delay your ability to work on campus, and supervisors will not "hold" positions. Visit USCIS.gov for a list of acceptable documents to establish your ability to work in the U.S.
- Completing the I-9: You must complete Section 1 of the I-9 form electronically. Your supervisor will complete Section 2 of the form using the ORIGINAL documents you present to them.
- Starting Your Job: You will receive an email from Career Development & Calling authorizing you to begin work ONLY after your completed I-9 has been reviewed and your TEA has been approved.