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Student story: Work study as an opportunity to learn

Work-study programs let you earn money for college by working a job related to your major. It's a great way to learn more, dive deeper into your field, and gain experience for your résumé. Plus, you can make a real impact in your community!

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- Another thing that I also looked into was work-study. Work study is basically the opportunity to work at college while earning money to go towards your tuition, room and board, and fees. And the great thing about that was that you don't have to work at some random place. You can definitely work at something that helps you learn more, or maybe helps you dive deeper in to your major. And I got to work at something where I get to use my major, Product Design, in something that I'm really interested in, Hygiene and Sanitation. And it's great 'cause it's something I can put on my résumé, something that I can look for a job after I graduate. And I'm learning a lot, and it's something where I feel like I'm really impacting a community.