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:

  • Assisting Goodwill Rescue Mission in their kitchen, office, and thrift shop.
  • Working with Future City, Inc. on environmental initiatives.
  • Developing websites for non-profits


Why Participate:

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


How to Participate:

Students who receive Federal Work Study can apply for this position using the NJIT student job system. 

If you have any question, please contact Nadyrah Amin by e-mail at or by phone on 973-596-3645.