Student Employment

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The Student Employment Office in the Office of Financial Aid administers two employment programs for Rutgers University Students:  The Federal Work Study Program (FWSP) and the Job Location and Development Program (JLDP)

Federal Work Study Program (FWSP)

The FWSP is an employment program funded by the federal government and the university.  Financially eligible students are placed in part-time jobs and paid a wage for hours worked.  FWSP funds are not credited to students' term bills. Students who work through the FWSP will have the opportunity to earn funds to help offset educational costs and also gain valuable job skills.  In addition to on-campus jobs with over 200 university departments, FWSP-eligible students have the opportunity to work in approved community service jobs both on and off-campus.

Job Location and Development Program (JLDP)

The JLDP is an employment program funded by the federal government, which provides part-time and seasonal job postings to all currently-enrolled Rutgers University students, regardless of financial need.  Part-time jobs ranging from entry-level to highly skilled are posted in the JLDP jobs database. Jobs are located both on and off-campus.  Students work directly with participating employers to obtain positions posted in the JLDP database. The SEO does not place students in JLDP jobs.