Admissions & Aid

Student Employment

 

Student Employment at SMC

Students interested in working at SMC as student workers can find information about applying for part-time studen​t 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.

Students

On-Campus Jobs Off-Campus Jobs

For On-Campus Jobs, you need to fill out Student Employment Documents.

  • These jobs are only listed on this site and not available in the Financial Aid Office.
  • When you find an on-campus job, you will need to bring your employment paperwork to your supervisor to provide to the Financial Aid Office.

Faculty/Staff

Request a Student Worker Job Posting

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.

Student Work Hours

Federal Work Study

Students under Federal Work Study (FWS) 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.

Student Help

Students under Student Help can work:

  • 20 hours maximum per week for fall and spring.
  • 30 hours maximum per week for winter and summer.

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.

Location

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.

Financial Aid Office Hours

Day Time
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.