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Student Employment

William James College offers part-time student employment opportunities in many academic and administrative departments, including library services, institutional research, The Brenner Center, career services, field education and alumni relations. The average work schedule can range from 5-15 hours per week. The hourly wage is $12 per hour.

Teaching Assistantships* are also available in certain programs for students that have completed at least one academic year of study at William James College or have completed equivalent coursework from another school. Teaching Assistants work for a member of the faculty and may assist the faculty member in areas such as class discussions, lab exercises, individual tutoring and critique of student research papers. The duration of these positions is one semester. Compensation ranges from $1,000 to $1,500 per assignment. There are also opportunities for compensated field placement position. These positions are competitive and the average compensation ranges from $1,000-$3,000 per academic year.

Certain hourly positions are funded, in part, by the US Department of Education Federal Work Study Program. For these positions, students must meet a federally determined definition of financial need. Your financial aid award letter will indicate whether you are initially eligible to earn federal work study wages. Federal work study wages are considered a part of your total financial aid package and can influence the amount of funding you may receive from other sources, such as student loans. The average compensation per academic year is approximately $1,500 to $4,000.

Employment opportunities are announced to the student body by e-mail as they become available. Applicants will be directed to a MyCampus web page to view a position description and to submit an application.

For questions about student employment at William James College, please call 617-327-6777 x1524.

*Students must have completed the course before they are eligible for a teaching assistantship.