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have received Federal Work-Study (FWS) are encouraged to work in community
service jobs – i.e., employment which can be recognized as improving the
quality of life for community residents or helping solve problems related to
their needs. These areas may include health care, childcare, literacy training,
recreation, tutoring, counseling, welfare services, housing improvement and
Students who have received either
FWS or RISD Work-Study (RWS) may choose from a variety of jobs on campus. Any
student working on campus MUST complete a W-4 payroll form and I-9 form before
beginning employment. The I-9 form requires proof of identity and U.S.
citizenship/eligibility to work. This may include your RISD ID, driver’s
license or government-issued ID for proof of identity and a Social Security card, official birth
certificate or U.S. passport for proof of U.S. citizenship/eligibility to work.
All students, including
non-Work-Study students, may go to the job website at http://apps.risd.edu/workstudy to
view current job openings both on- and off-campus. They may also view a
copy of these listings in the Student Services Center on the ﬁrst ﬂoor of 20
The Career Center also
assists students in ﬁnding art-related jobs following graduation, during summer
vacations and on a freelance basis. The Continuing Education Ofﬁce is in charge
of RISD Summer Sessions and related summer employment.