Work-Study

Gain relevant, real-world experience in your chosen field.

The Work-Study program at TCC allows students to gain relevant, real-world experience in their chosen field while earning money to pay for school. With part-time employment with a number of professional and vocational partners, TCC Work-Study allows students the opportunity to explore their field of career interest.

How can we help you?

  • Students can earn money to pay school costs, reducing the need to take out loans.
  • Students learn job search skills.
  • Students gain valuable work experience.
  • Work-study earnings are not considered when your Expected Family Contribution is calculated by the Federal Processor.

Note: Funds are very limited.

To view list of available positions, log into your Student Portal.

Eligibility & Availability

To be eligible for work-study, students must be considered residents of Washington state.

Students must have completed the financial aid application process and received a valid award letter indicating that they have received a work-study offer. Work-study funding is limited and is awarded on a first come, first serve basis, so students should apply as early as possible!

An offer of an award of does not guarantee students a work-study position. Work-study positions, particularly off campus, are limited. If you are interested in work-study, but were not awarded, please stop by the Financial Aid Office in Bldg. 14 and request to be put on the waiting list.

Finding a Work-Study Job

Once available positions are posted on the Portal (Quick Links > Student Services > Work Study Jobs Open), students should apply directly with each supervisor. If hired, students will need to pick up paperwork from the Financial Aid Office in Bldg. 14.

Student Portal

Learn More

Students can learn more in the Handbook for Students.

Supervisors should consult the Handbook for Supervisors