Columbia Work Award

The Columbia Work Award Program (CWA) is awarded by Student Financial Services to a select number of high achieving new students who want to work part-time on-campus. The process of getting a CWA job is similar to getting other sorts of jobs on campus but has a different application schedule and dedicated workshops and events.

Schedule of Workshops and CWA job fair

Resume and Interviewing Workshop

Campus jobs are competitive. Prepare yourself for the best opportunities by perfecting your resume and interview skills.

  • Thursday August 29: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
  • 623 S Wabash, Room 311

Resume Walk-ins

Can't make it to the workshop? Join Portfolio Center staff for 15 minute resume and cover letter reviews.

  • Tuesday August 27 and September 3: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday August 28 and September 4: 12:00 – 4:00 pm

CWA Hiring Fair

  • September 5, 2013
  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Columbia College Chicago Library - 3rd floor
  • 624 S. Michigan Ave.

Go to ColumbiaWorks and apply for fall on-campus CWA and Work-Aid jobs. Come to the fair to meet hiring supervisors from various departments in the college. Bring a copy of your resume.

Online Resources

The Student Work Program and Columbia Work Award positions are funded by Columbia College Chicago.