North Central College in the News

North Central College financial aid director quoted in College Express

Oct 05, 2021

Kevin Towns responded to top questions regarding work-study while gaining valuable career skills in college

A work-study position is a type of part-time job—either on campus or off campus with approved employers in community service–that’s available to undergraduate and graduate students who file the FAFSA. The goal is for is for students to obtain flexible jobs that pay, while they continue to gain valuable career skills throughout their college years.

Kevin Towns, financial aid director at North Central College, interviewed with College Express, where he detailed how best to approach a work-study position and benefits it could bring to a student’s experience.

“Employers want students who have work experiences,” Towns says. “Work-study provides opportunities to get that experience in a space that still accommodates for being a student first.”

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