Student Employment Federal Work Study

Work-Study Jobs

We will assist you in finding opportunities to work on campus, gain valuable experience, and earn money to assist in funding your education.
Meryem Adina
I've been given the opportunity to work with the Financial Aid Department. This opportunity has been enjoyable, as well as educational. Nothing helps prepare you for your future more than experience as a federal work-study student.
Meryem Adina
Criminal Justice AS Student
HCCC Students

Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study. Students who participate in the Federal Work Study Program:

  • Gain employment and work experience.
  • Enhance job skills.
  • Develop career contacts.
  • Earn extra money.

Student Employment

Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a need-based work program designed to assist students in meeting their financial obligations while attending school. As eligibility for these positions is dependent upon "need," students must complete the financial aid process before eligibility for FWS can be determined. If you have not yet completed the FAFSA, you may apply online here.

FWS is available for enrolled students during the academic year. For opening of FWS applications, look for information on the myhudson portal, emails, and flyers.

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Employment Documentations

All required forms must be completed after the student has been hired into a position. Please see the Federal Work-Study Onboarding Packet section in the Onboarding Process page.

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Orientation is required to all newly hired FWS student employees.  You will need to set aside approximately 20 minutes to successfully complete the session.

Instructions to begin the Federal Work-Study Orientation Quiz

  1. Click on the : Federal Work-Study Orientation Quiz at
  2. Log in or create an account if you do not have one. 
  3. Click on the START button for the counseling session titled Hudson County Community College Federal Work-Study Orientation to begin
  4. If you are returning to continue the session, log in and then click on the RESUME button

Online FWS General Information Orientation

Online FWS Responsibilities Orientation

Online FWS Payment Orientation


Contact Information

Financial Aid Office
Phone: (201) 360-4200 / (201) 360-4214
Text: (201) 744-2767

Apply for Financial Aid

HCCC School Code: 012954