Community Service Work-Study Program

This program offers eligible students the option of working in a non-profit agency to earn their work-study award. Many of the placements are directly related to academic disciplines. The federal government pays a percentage of the student wages and the agency covers the remaining cost.

This federally subsidized program offers eligible students the option of working in community-based non-profit agencies, public schools, or governmental agencies to earn a work-study award.  CSWS provides students the opportunity to earn part of the funds needed to cover educational cost and offers organizations an economical way to meet short-term staffing needs.

Who Can Participate:

Non-profit agencies.

What Students Are Doing:

  • Several electrical engineering students have designed electrical circuits at the Enterprise Development Center.

Why Participate:

Students receive paid work experience, and the agency gets dependable and talented help at a subsidized rate.

How to Participate:

Agencies can contact Nadyrah M. Amin by E-mail at or by phone on 973-596-3645.