KHEAA Employer Information
The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Work Study program allows students to gain valuable career related experience while attending school. Employers benefit because they receive a $2.00 reimbursement for every hour a student works up to 20 hours per week, fall and spring terms; 40 hours per week, holidays and the summer terms.Click the arrow for more information
What is the KHEAA Work Study Program?
Qualified Employers Must do the Following
- Complete an Employer Agreement with each participating institution that their student employees attend.
- Provide the institution a true and accurate Position Analysis for each KWSP job that is available.
- Provide eligible students with a bona fide career related work experience as determined by the participating educational institution.
- Pay students the prevailing wage rate which cannot be less than the federal minimum wage.
- Have work sites in Kentucky for KWSP students.
- Comply with all federal and state civil rights laws.
- Select the students they wish to hire from those referred to them by institutions.
- Explain to students their rights and responsibilities.
- Report to the institution, on an agreed-to schedule, the number of hours worked and wages paid to all eligible students.
Murray State University Career Services
100 Oakley Applied Science