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 2019-2020 can be found here.

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

Current Openings

Department: Agriculture
Supervisor: Roger Estridge
Job Description: Upkeep of the garden and farm at the Saluda Campus
Special Skills Required: Operate Equipment
Pay rate: $8.00 

Department: Abbeville County Center
Supervisor: Pleshette Elmore
Job Description: Cover front desk area, clean up after campus activities, proctor tests when needed, provide technical assistance in classrooms and labs, and assist as needed throughout campus
Special Skills Required: Computer, great communication skills
Pay rate: $8.00 

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:
$8.00

Department: Student Life
Supervisor: David Rosenbaum
Job Description: Assist with events and activities throughout the year by hauling supplies, setting up and taking down event displays, creating and posting flyers on campus bulletin boards, submitting requests for Pathway messages, contacting students about events, tallying evaluations, and responding to needs of club advisors as needed. In addition to assisting with events, the work study will post jobs on the Jobs at a Glance website, assist with answering the main phone line, and complete other clerical duties in an office setting as assigned.
Special Skills Required: MS Office and internet computer skills, ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Pay rate: $8.00 

Department: Health Science/OTA
Supervisor: Sara O'Dell
Job Description: This position requires typing, filing and working on special projects as required. Knowledge of the computer and Excel is beneficial. Taking an inventory of OTA supplies, setting up and breaking down lab assignments with instructor's guidance and organizing program documents and meeting notes from program director and fieldwork coordinator.
Special Skills Required: Professional communication, organizational skills and time management
Pay rate: $8.00

Department: GLEAMNS in Abbeville
Supervisor: Elaine Kennedy/Amy Glover
Job Description: Answering phone, assisting students and the public, filing, and typing
Special Skills Required: Clerical and keyboarding
Pay rate: $8.00

Department: CCY4/SCEC
Supervisor: Allen Lawson
Job Description: Assisting, helping, and supervising students, and reading to children in after-school program
Special Skills Required: Ability to assist and supervise children and students after school
Pay rate: $8.00