Post Tagged with: "work-study"

More Hours, More Safety

Though the Georgetown campus and surrounding neighborhood area are generally considered safe, the university offers a variety of transportation services for its staff, students and faculty. In addition to the neighborhood shuttles, many take advantage of the SafeRides program, a free van transportation service that provides a safe alternative to[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Taxing Error

A Taxing Error

In the past week, Georgetown student employees learned from various sources — texts from colleagues, emails from bosses, rumors from friends, campus news sources — that the university had accidentally sent their private information to the wrong recipients by mail. The information was released via student employee’s annual W-2 tax[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Tap Student Talent

Work-study is an essential part of many Georgetown students’ experiences. Students can work at a variety of offices on campus, like the Office of Residential Life or the Office of Facilities, but university clubs and departments should expand their job offerings to students on financial aid. If certain organizations, like[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Wage Hike Alters Campus Prices, Employment

In accordance with the new minimum wage hikes, student employees at Georgetown will see up pay increases this year of up to $1.25, possibly at the expense of number of student jobs offered. As of July 1, 2014, the minimum wage in Washington D.C. has been increased from $8.25 to[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Less Work, More Study

When college students receive federal work-study awards as part of their financial aid packages, they might not expect the jobs to dramatically impede their class schedules. Yet on Georgetown’s campus — where annual attendance fees are close to $60,000 — securing a work-study job often comes at too high a[Read More…]

by August 27, 2012 0 comments Opinion

$1 Million Less In Work Study

The university has lost over $1 million from the Federal Work-Study Program this year leading to a decrease of 946 awards in funds available for students this year. Current funding for Georgetown’s Federal Work-Study Program has decreased from $4,545,282 for the 2009-2010 school year, to $3,345,308 for the 2010-2011 school[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Employment at Risk in Jobs Bill

While most of us were in the midst of cramming for exams and drinking countless cups of coffee to stay awake last December, the House of Representatives passed the Jobs for Main Street Act. According to the Web site of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), the goal of[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Opinion