• 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 need to make sure to answer they are interested in work-study on the FAFSA application. 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 10-15 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  
    Accounting  Academic Coach/Recruiter Academic Coach/Recruiter Academic Coach/Recruiter
    Admissions  Administrative Office  Administrative Office  Administrative Office
    Art Department  Business Technology Department Cosmetology Department  Biology Department 
    Athletics   IT Department IT Department IT Department
    Biology Department  Library Library  Library 
    Business Office Talent Search   
    C Building Assistant  Welding Department      
    Child Development Center         
    CIT Department       
    Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Success          
    E Building Assistant          
    Financial Aid          
    Human Resources           
    Radiology Department         
    Student Success Center         
    Talent Search         
    Testing Center          
    Upward Bound          
    Upward Bound Rural