Campus Student Employment.


Campus Student Employment

On-Campus Employment

Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP)

Under the FWSP, students are hired on campus in part-time jobs that range from clerical positions to career-related work. Eligibility is determined through the filing of the FAFSA.  For work study eligibility questions contact the the Office of Financial Assistance at

Priority Hiring Period for Federal Work Study

Monday, August 27th through Friday, September 14th, 2018.

Campus student employment positions will be posted up on DrewLink  starting on  August 21, 2018. On Monday, September 17 all students regardless of work-study award status will be considered for positions.

8 Things you need to know about Federal Work Study

FWS Program FAQs 2018-2019

To be eligible for hire, in addition to being awarded Federal Work Study, students must:

  • Be enrolled in a degree or certificate program in six or more credit hours per semester
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

How to find a job on campus:

Campus positions are posted on to DrewLink, the online database for jobs and internships. For a step-by-step guide on how to use DrewLink, please use this manual.  Select the green signup button on the right side of the screen to register as a new user. Register as a new user using your drew email address and the password “acorn”. Use the advanced search feature and search for “on-campus employment”.

How to Sign Up for DrewLink

Positions decrease rapidly as the fall semester progresses. Students are encouraged to start the job search BEFORE they return to campus. Priority Hiring Period for awarded students is from Monday, August 27 through Friday September 14, 2018. On Monday September 17 all students regardless of work-study award status will be considered for campus positions. Non-awarded students who are returning to a previously held position, students with specific skills or experience level, and graduate students being hired to work in a graduate /Theological school department are all considered exemptions and can be hired regardless of award status during the Priority Hiring Period. The Library, Athletics, Residence Life, University Technology, Student Activities, Registers Office, Admissions Office, Concert Hall, and most academic departments historically employ student workers

Pay Rate : Hourly rate of $8.60, $8.75, or $9.00. Rate is determined by the nature/specialization of the work. Check is sent directly to student.

All student employment positions on campus are competitive. Drew University can not guarantee job placement for any student, but we do assist and guide students through the job search process.

Uploading Your Resume to DrewLink

Required Documentation for working on campus

All students are treated as employees of the University, and an I-9 and W-4 will need to be completed. These forms can be printed online or  obtained at the Career Center. One component of the I-9 is verifying authorization to work in the United States. You can pick the type of ID you present based on the list of acceptable documents requirements outlined in the Form I-9. Examples of these documents are: unexpired U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Social Security card, certified Birth Certificate, etc. Two forms of  ID are required unless you have an unexpired U.S. Passport. Review the documentation requirements for the I-9 form at   and the W-4 form at   Please note photocopies of documents are not acceptable. You must have original documents. Students will bring their identification to the Center for Internships and Career Development Office located in Sycamore Cottage.  Student documents will then be forwarded to the appropriate departments for processing.

How to Apply for a Job Using DrewLink

Federal Community Service Program- Off-Campus Work Study Program (FCSP)

The FCSP is a community service program for students with financial need. Students have the opportunity to work on or near campus in a nonprofit organization and earn their work study money at the top of the pay scale. Undergraduate, graduate, and theological students who are work-study qualified can actively participate in service experiences that meet real community needs. Also, undergraduate students can possibly earn up to eight (8) credits under the Academic Internship Program in addition to being paid through their work study funds. Additional FCSP information.

Regular Campus Employment (non Work-Study)

If a student is not eligible for Federal Work Study, there are still opportunities to work on campus. Additional part-time positions are funded through individual department budgets and on campus businesses. Students need to be enrolled at Drew at least part-time

Pay Rate : Hourly rate of $8.60, $8.75, or $9.00. Rate is determined by the nature/specialization of the work. Check is sent directly to student.

International Students

A number of on- and off-campus employment and internship opportunities are available to international students during their years of study at Drew University. Students requiring a visa to study in the United States, however, must obtain special authorization in order to participate in off-campus employment and internships.  Information for International Students Employment & Practices 

Information For Drew University Employers

Are you a Drew University department looking to participate in the On-Campus Student Employment & The Federal Work-Study Program ? Are you looking to hire a Drew student for your department? Email for assistance.