Federal Work Study Program

The FWS Program provides funds that are earned through part-time employment to assist students in financing the costs of postsecondary education.  This program allows students to earn money while gaining work experience.

Eligibility is based on the student's resources and is determined by a formula developed by the U.S. Department of Education; therefore, applicants must complete the FAFSA.

  • Jobs are available on-campus and at some off-campus locations.
  • Job postings can be found on Piedmont Technical College’s website and Facebook Page.
  • Currently this program pays $8.00-$8.50 per hour. 
  • Student must be meeting standards of the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy.
  • A listing of the Types of Federal Work Study Jobs for 2018-2019 can be found here.

If you have questions regarding this program, contact DeShawn Morgan at morgan.d@ptc.edu.

Current Openings

Department: Newberry County Center
Supervisor: Beth Jaeger
Job Description: Delivers PEN materials, checks classrooms, files, makes copies, proctors, exams, monitors all program flyers, hangouts and etc.
Special Skills Required:
Pay rate:


Department: Saluda County Center
Supervisor: Robin Black
Job Description: Office Coordinator, Communicator, all automated office technology, administrative work.
Special Skills Required: Microsoft office, Excel, Banner, D2L, Pathways, Working with confidential information for proctored testing, exceptional front desk and customer service skills
Pay rate: $8.00


Department: Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Supervisor: Janean Reish
Job Description: Perform basic administrative functions: greetings, visitors, directing visitors, answering telephone, etc.
Special Skills Required: Excellent customer service, communication, and organization skills needed. Experience
Pay rate: $8.00


Department: Welding CAM
Supervisor: Tony Amos
Job Description: Oxyacetylene cutting/Cleaning
Special Skills Required: Using a cutting torch, basic janitorial skills, basic hand tool skills, ability to follow directions
Pay rate: $8.00


Department: Automotive
Supervisor: Gerald Sartin
Job Description: Must clean, Sweep, mop and empty trash cans in the automotive lab. Help organize and keep Lab and tool room neat and clean. Assist instructors with any projects needed for class
Special Skills Required: Must have general automotive knowledge and be able to lift approximately 50 lbs.
Pay rate: $8.00