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Federal Work-Study Jobs

Please contact our office if you have been awarded or interested for Federal Work Study (FWS) for jobs availability. FWS funds are limited, the FWS award will be cancelled if you do not arrive for placement within 14 working days of the date show on your award letter.


Federal Work-Study (FWS) job is a financial assistance program that enables you to work on campus or off campus. 

  • Be enrolled in at least half time (6 units) and at least one class at Berkeley City College during Fall and Spring semester.
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • Have a need for financial aid as demonstrated by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Have a valid Social Security Number.


If you drop below 6 units or withdraw from school, you must stop working immediately.
Please bring a copy of your resume to Financial Aid Office if you meet the above qualifications.

Your Work-Study Specialist Contact information:

Nghi Dong
Financial Aid Specialist
(510) 981-2878

——— On and Off Campus Information———–


Below is the list of all the departments and locations where Federal Work-Study students have worked in the past.  Please check with the financial aid office for availability.


Basic Skills Initiative (BSI) Department 


Business Office 





Financial Aid Office 

Learning Recourse Center / Tutoring 



Public Information/Marketing 

Student Support Services 

Transfer Center 



Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley 

Berkeley Public Library 

Berkeley Repertory Theatre 

Ecology Center, Berkeley 

Sierra Club, Berkeley 

Spanish Speaking Citizens Foundation, Berkeley 

Washington Elementary School, Berkeley 

YMCA, Berkeley 



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