Student Employment

The Office of Experiential Learning and Career Services offers on-campus employment through the Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) and Wells Student Employment (WSE).

The student employment program offers employment opportunities for qualified students on campus at Wells College or with community service jobs within the surrounding community including Peachtown Elementary School, Emily Howland Elementary, Aurora Preschool, Aurora Library, The Neighborhood House in Auburn, and Museum of the Earth in Ithaca. Please note, however, that eligibility for work study does not guarantee students a job, and they must still apply and be accepted for an available position.

Current Available Positions

To view current available positions, please click here.


Student Employment Frequently Asked Questions

How do I seek on-campus employment? Students who are eligible for student employment must complete a student employment application including two completed reference forms and return all completed materials to Experiential Learning and Career Services.

How long is my student application valid for campus employment? Student employment applications are good for one full academic year. New applications for student employment are available in late February for the upcoming academic year.

What documentation do I need in order to begin work after being hired? All student employees must complete an I-9 form*, W-4, and a New York State Notice and Acknowledgement of Wage Rate and Designated Payday Hourly Rate Plus Overtime form prior to beginning work at Wells College. * Note: The I-9 forms require additional documentation to prove eligibility to work in the US. Click here to download a chart of acceptable documents that meet federal requirements to complete your I-9 form. Only original documents that have not expired will be accepted.

When am I paid for the time I have worked? Students are paid bi-weekly and may click here to review when time sheets are due and the schedule for pay check distribution.