Student Employment

For many students, working part-time is a great way to pay for college.

Part-Time Work

Working a part-time job in Bloomington or Normal for minimum wage:

  • Working 10 hours a week nets over $3,500 per year (after taxes). This covers your estimated tuition costs.
  • Working 20 hours a week nets over $6,900 per year (after taxes). This more than covers your estimated cost for tuition, fees and books.

Federal Work Study

If you qualify for financial aid, you may be eligible for federal work study (FWS).