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Student Employment

There are various types of student employment opportunities at Ohio University.

 

Federal Work-Study
  • Eligibility is based on the results of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • FAFSA results must be received by OHIO's first-priority consideration date of January 15.
  • You can only participate in Federal Work-Study if it is awarded to you on your OHIO Student Center.
  • Pay rate is based on the Federal Minimum Wage or the State of Ohio Minimum Wage, whichever is greater.
  • Students cannot hold both a Federal Work-Study position and a PACE position. Students cannot hold both a Federal Work-Study position and an RA position.
  • Positions are available on the Athens campus and all five regional campuses, as well as participating Athens community service agencies.
Program to Aid Career Exploration (PACE)
  • Eligibility is determined by completing the online PACE application. Eligible students will have:
    • completed 15 semester hours of coursework
    • maintained at least a 2.3 cumulative grade point average
    • demonstrated a need for earnings
  • Pay rate is based on the Federal Minimum Wage or the State of Ohio Minimum Wage, whichever is greater.
  • Students cannot hold both a PACE and a Federal Work-Study position. Students cannot hold both a PACE position and an RA position.
  • Positions available on the Athens campus.
Student Hourly Employment
  • Enrolled students can apply for posted hourly positions.
  • Pay rate and hours per week vary.

If you are interested in internships and job possibilities after graduation, please visit the Career & Leadership Development Center website.

It is the policy of Ohio University that there shall be no discrimination against any individual in educational or employment opportunities because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, age, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, or military veteran status. There also shall be no discrimination because of age except in compliance with requirements of retirement plans or state and federal laws and guidelines. For further details,  please visit Ohio University’s Affirmative Action Policy.

For specific employment questions, please email financial.aid.employment@ohio.edu.