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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
Financial Aid

Work Study

Work Study StudentAll around campus, you'll see students earning part of their financial aid award through work study. The college is happy to provide employment for our students and we usually have a variety of positions available.

Eligibility for work study is based on financial need. You must complete the FAFSA so we can determine if you qualify.

Advantages of work study:

  • Flexibility: You can schedule your work hours around your classes; your employer understands that college comes first
  • Job skills: You may be able to work in your field of study
  • Career building: Gain work experience and references, which can help you in your future career search
  • Location: Work on or off campus
  • Paycheck: Earn federal minimum wage, $9.50 and work up to 20 hours a week.

Typical Work Study Jobs

Just like any other job, you may need to meet qualifications and interview for a work study position. Availability and type of jobs changes throughout the school year, so apply early!

  • Front Desk
  • LRC Front Desk or Tutor
  • Office Support
  • Maintenance
  • Groundskeeper
  • Off campus work in area schools and non-profits, such as K-4 classroom helper ("America Reads" program) or YMCA


Contact Pamela Zimmerman, Financial Aid Counselor, (, 507-453-2710) in the Financial Aid office, Student Services.

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Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment base on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.


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