Student Work Hours
Students under Federal Work Study maximum per week = 10 hours.
Students can work during the winter if they are enrolled in 3 units unless enrolled in 6 units for fall and 6 units for spring semesters. There is no FWS during the summer semester. FWS students would have to be hired under Student Help.
Students under Student Help maximum per week = 20 hours and 30 hours for winter & summer semesters.
Students must be enrolled in 12 units or more at SMC for the fall and spring semesters to be able to work during summer or winter. A student can work in the winter or summer, if not enrolled in 12 units, as long as they are enrolled in 3 units during those semesters.
Continuing Student Employees
Continuing student employees must complete the FERPA training, the Mandated Reporter and Student Leave forms and a new Application Contract annually, to be considered for rehire in any department.
Student Employment at SMC
Students who are interested in working at SMC as student workers can find information about applying for part-time student help or a federal work study job at Santa Monica College, as well as information on the skills and characteristics of a successful employee.
SMC faculty, staff and administrators who are interested in hiring a student worker can find information on how to list a job, as well as the general procedures and requirements to employ a student worker at SMC.
On-Campus Jobs: SMC Student Jobs
These jobs are only listed on this site and not available in the Financial Aid Office.
Off-Campus Jobs: SMC Career Services Center.
SMC faculty, staff and administrators who are interested in hiring a student worker can find information on how to list a job, as well as the general procedures and requirements to employ a student worker at SMC - Request for Student Worker Form.
Student Employment is located within the Financial Aid Office on the main campus of Santa Monica College within the Admissions Complex behind The Coffee Spot and next to the Drescher Hall Building. Once you have found a job on campus through this website- you will then need to bring your employment paperwork to the Financial Aid Office.
Financial Aid Office
Hours of Operation for Winter Semester
|Monday||8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.|
|Thursday||8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. to 12 p.m.|