Student Employment

Federal Work Study is a federally subsidized employment program awarded to FAMU through the Financial Aid Office. This award is based upon a student financial need. Unlike other aid that is credited to the bill, a bi-weekly paycheck is received based on hours a student has worked.

  • FWS is generally awarded to students during the Fall and Spring Semesters.  FWS is awarded to students during the Summer Semester only when funding is available.
  • All students interested in FWS must be verified for eligibility and approved by the Financial Aid Office.
  • FWS is only available to currently enrolled and registered FAMU students
  • Hourly pay rate and work hours per week are determined by FWS award

Student Other Personal Services are at-will, temporary employment positions 

  • Student OPS positions are available based upon available department funds.
  • Student OPS positions are only available to currently enrolled and registered FAMU students
  • Hourly pay rate and work hours per week are determined by ESUA Director and area supervisor

Efferson Student Union & Activities Internships provide practical experience for FAMU students in a professional environment that support campus life.

  • ESUA Internships  are unpaid but eligible for academic requirements.
  • ESUA Internships are for 13 weeks during the Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters. Students are required to work 20 hours per week.
  • ESUA Internships are only available to currently enrolled and registered FAMU students
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5