• Work-Study


    Coastal Bend College offers student employment through a program called work-study. The Federal and Texas Work-Study programs are employment opportunities given to students based on need. These programs allow the student to work on campus while attending Coastal Bend College.  


    Frequently Asked Questions:   Additional Information   
    Work-Study Opportunities

    How do I become a work-study?
    Students must first complete the FAFSA and additional paperwork required by the CBC's Financial Aid Department. Students will sign up in the Financial Aid office if interested in work-study. Calls will be made the second week of school to perspective students to set up interviews with the Financial Aid Director. Students will meet with the director to discuss available employment and be sent to interview with offices. 

    Why should I become a work-study?
       • Flexible work schedule around classes
       • Work 10-19 hours per week
       • Paid federal minimum wage of $7.25
       • Excellent resume builder
       • Great way to create work references

    Who is eligible for work-study?
    Students must have documented financial need based on their FAFSA, EFC, and awards. They must be enrolled in six hours per semester and be in good academic standing with the Financial Aid Office.

    The following departments are currently involved in utilizing work-study students: 
    Beeville    Alice   Kingsville   Pleasanton  
    Admissions  Academic Success
    Academic Success Coach  Academic Success Coach 
    Art Department  Administrative Office   Administrative Office   Administrative Office 
    Athletics  Business Technology Department  Cosmetology Department  Library 
    Biology Department  Library  Library     
    Business Office  Talent Search     
    Financial Aid  Welding Department       
    Human Resources          
    IT Department         
    Student Success Center          
    Talent Search          
    Testing Center             
    Upward Bound          
    Upward Bound Rural