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Federal Work Study - Chemistry and Geosciences (Fall 2024)

Apply now Job no: 497129
Work type: Federal Work Study
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Student Employment


Chemistry and Geosciences


$8.25 per hour (max. 20 hours per week)


Varies, based on the students’ class schedule

Position Summary:

The Chemistry and Geosciences Federal Work Study Student is responsible for assisting with inventory and making certain that the laboratories are clean and well-maintained.

Additional duties include washing laboratory dishes and utensils, preparing chemical solutions under the direction and observation of the Lab Tech, keeping the labs in a good and safe condition, testing the safety showers and eye wash stations regularly, and other work that may be required by the department at various times.

Positions may be filled based on individual applicants’ skills, qualifications, and departmental needs.

Adheres to all department and University policies and procedures.

**Must be eligible for Federal Work Study. If uncertain of eligibility, please contact the Office of Financial Aid. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Chemistry and Geosciences Faculty/Staff.
  • Assist with Inventory.
  • Wash laboratory dishes.
  • Prepare laboratory solutions.
  • Clean laboratories.
  • Assist with Administrative and Clerical Duties as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be enrolled as a JSU student taking at least six (3) hours per fall or spring semester. (Requirements for international students below. *)
  • If not a first-time student, the applicant must have a GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Selected applicants must provide evidence of student enrollment and GPA (unofficial transcript or printout of enrollment/GPA from MyJSU.
  • Must be eligible for Federal Work Study.
  • May not be a Dual Enrollment Student.

Notice Regarding International Students:

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript

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