Marilyn Knight '13, a biochemistry major from Ellenwood, Ga., works as an interlibrary loan assistant.
The student employment (work-study) program provides an opportunity for you to practice and learn valuable work-related skills and, at the same time, help meet educational and personal expenses while at Keuka College.
The amount of money students can earn over the course a year is determined by their Financial Aid package. Requests can be made during the year to increase this award if necessary.
Work-Study Provides Opportunities For
Developing work skill and professional behavior
Improving resume writing, interviewing, and job search skills
Practicing communication, interpersonal skills, time management, and other workplace etiquette within the job.
In addition to traditional collegiate endeavors, Keuka’s commitment of providing students with opportunities to learn through experiential education is the core of this program.
Learning takes place through:
Understanding the importance of work
Integrating the learning process with the work experience
Experiencing workplace values and expectations
Providing quality work experiences
Creating a mature level of understanding concerning the importance of job skills (such as responsibility, reliability, honesty, etc.)
Providing opportunities to participate in service to the community