Join the Work Study Program
Government agencies, private corporations, small businesses, and non-profit organizations which are not involved in politics can apply to the State Work Study (SWS) program in partnership with PLU. A detailed description of the process is available here.
Employers who sign up to participate are able to hire educated, motivated students at a lower cost. Learn more about recruiting at PLU here.
Students are hired and paid according to the employer’s standard employment practices, with the employer receiving reimbursement for gross wages that have been paid to the student.
The Reimbursement rates for Work Study are:
Non-Profit Organizations: 70%
Government Agencies: 60%
Private Companies: 40%