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Work Study

About the Work Study Program

Work Study at Aquinas is a form of financial aid. Work Study awards are provided to students as part of a merit-based scholarship award. The Work Study program provides students the opportunity to pursue their studies while also gaining work experience in a professional environment. 

Students and supervisors will find everything they need to know about the Work Study program at Aquinas right here on this page! 

Student Resources

Work-Study Position Request Form

After familiarizing yourself with the available work-study positions, please click the link below to submit your position request form. 

Position Request Form

Work-Study Handbook

The Work-Study Handbook has all the information students and supervisors need to successfully navigate the Work-Study program! 

Download Handbook


It is important that you download and use this timesheet to record and report all of your work study hours. Please note that if you hold two positions you must submit a separate timesheet for each position.

Download Timesheet 

Hours Calculator

This document was designed to assist students in tracking hours worked, wages earned, and hours left to schedule.  While students are not required to use this tool, we highly recommend it!

Download Hours Calculator

Student Response Forms for Additional Work Requests

If you receive an email from a department requesting additional hours, click the link below to navigate to Additional Request Acceptance Forms.

Additional Request Acceptance Forms

Available Positions

All available student work-study positions are listed below. To view the full description for any position click on the job title. When you are familiar with the available positions, please click the Position Request form above in order to submit your top three choices for placement. Once you submit your top choices, we will work to match you with a supervisor. If additional information is needed or if a supervisor would like to speak with you prior to placement we will reach out. Please note that positions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Students MAY combine two positions in the event that the primary position will not provide 15 hours/week of work. Example: Primary position 8-10 hours/week, secondary position 5-6 hours/week. If you are interested in obtaining a secondary position to supplement the available hours in a primary position, please indicate that on your Position Request form. 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out Fr. Michael Mascari, OP, at or 314.256.8852.  We're looking forward to working with you!

Hours: 8-10/week

This is a position with the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), who occupy the lower level of the Aquinas Institute building. The Administrative Student Assistant will assist the Office Manager in a variety of regular administrative, communications, and human resources functions as well as lending assistance in occasional special projects. 


Hours: 10-15/week

The Enrollment Management Admissions Assistant will assist in all duties of the recruitment and admissions process. Will serve as a front-line communicator with faculty, staff, and prospective students.


Hours: 15/week

The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Development Department in efforts related to fundraising, grant research, and hospitality. Learn first hand options in non-traditional ministry.


Hours: 10-15/week

This is a position with the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), who occupy the lower level of the Aquinas Institute building. The Development Student Assistant will be responsible for assisting the development office in efforts related to direct mail appeals, grant research, special events, and donor relations. 


Hours: 10-15/week

A position with the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians), who occupy the lower level of the Aquinas Institute building.  The Finance Student Assistant will participate in recurring aspects of the finance function as well as certain special efforts throughout the year. 


Hours: 15/week

The faculty research assistant will assist Dr. Chase in a number of research projects. The goal is to help Dr. Chase with those projects while also learning important research and writing skills that can benefit the student in his/her own work and future career

The Marketing and Communications Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Marketing and Communications Department in efforts related to communicating the mission and brand of Aquinas Institute of Theology to community members.

Supervisor Resources

Additional Request for Student Worker Assistance

For ad-hoc projects and special events that require the help of student workers. 

Submit a request