Student Employment

Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program provides jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay educational expenses. Students must be enrolled at least halftime. An average of 20 hours per week at minimum wage constitutes a normal work load. Students may determine the number of hours per week they are eligible to work by referencing the Estimated Work-Study Eligibility Chart.  *Note - As of January 1, 2017, the Arkansas minimum wage was raised to $8.50/hour.  The 2017 Estimated Work-Study Eligibility Chart will list the new figures.  Students are paid on the 15th of each month. Arkansas Tech University also provides opportunity for work in areas of community service.

Non Work-Study is a university student employment program established to employ qualified students who do not show financial aid eligibility. The normal work load is 20 hours per week at minimum wage. Students must be enrolled at least halftime and are paid on the 15th of each month.

Off-Campus Employment is occasionally available in Russellville and the surrounding areas.