William James College offers part-time student employment opportunities in many academic and administrative departments, including library services, institutional research, The Brenner Center, career services, field education and alumni relations. The average work schedule can range from 5-15 hours per week. The hourly wage is $12.75 per hour. Some positions pay a little more.
Teaching Assistantships (Graduate Students Only)
Teaching Assistantships* are available in certain programs for students that have completed at least one academic year of study at William James College or have completed equivalent coursework from another school. Teaching Assistants work for a member of the faculty and may assist the faculty member in areas such as class discussions, lab exercises, individual tutoring and critique of student research papers. The duration of a TA position is one semester. Compensation ranges from $1,000 to $1,500 per assignment.
* Students must have completed the course before they are eligible for a teaching assistantship.
Federal Work Study (FWS)
Certain hourly positions are funded, in part, by the US Department of Education Federal Work Study Program. For these positions, students must meet a federally determined definition of financial need. Your financial aid award letter will indicate whether you are initially eligible to earn federal work study wages. Federal work study wages are considered a part of your total financial aid package and can influence the amount of funding you may receive from other sources, such as student loans. The average compensation per academic year is up to about $5,000.
Employment opportunities are announced to the student body through e-mail as they become available. Applicants will be directed to CareerLink to view job descriptions and to submit an application.