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Work Study Information for Employers


Thank you for your interest in the State Work Study (SWS) program at CWU. When you employ an SWS student, you get to:

Preview talent. Hire college students with the cutting-edge skills your organization needs now, while potentially finding ideal post-graduation employees.

Shape the workforce. Train and mentor college students, ensuring graduates have the skills Washington employers need.

Save money and get more work done. Partial wage reimbursements of up to 70 percent help offset costs. This means more work gets done at lower cost. You could also save on future recruitment and hiring costs if student employees are retained after graduation.

To participate:

• Determine the kind of work you need performed and the necessary qualifications.
• Contact WorkStudy@CWU.Edu.
• Complete the Employer Contract and Profile and the Student Job Description found in the Forms section below and return them to WorkStudy@CWU.Edu.
• Once the contract and job are approved, interview students with confirmed SWS eligibility.
• Work directly with the college's Student Employment Administrator to hire, train, and pay students for hours worked, and submit timesheets for partial reimbursement of gross wages.


Employer Contract and Profile
Statewide Vendor Number (SWV#) - Only required if you plan to hire students from a private college or university.
Student Job Description
Student Time Sheet
Employer Information Change Request
Student Earnings Spreadsheet

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