Work Study Program

This program is designed for students who have additional need which cannot be met by other financial sources. Eligibility is determined by financial need, class schedule, and academic progress. The College arranges jobs on campus according to availability of funds. Students may earn up to the maximum amount of need when combined with other financial resources. Working hours should not conflict with class schedules. Work-study students must complete W-4 and I-9 forms in the Business Office and related paperwork with the Office of Financial Aid.

Some positions listed below are not funded in  the current fiscal year due to a reduction in federal grants funds or may be currently filled.

To apply for the work study program, please complete the work-study application and return to Mary Kay Wurm in the NPC Career Center. For all work-study questions, please contact Mary Kay Wurm at (501) 760-4246.


The work study will answer and direct calls appropriately along with assisting walk ins. The student will need to become familiar with general information such as: emergency numbers for Sheriff and Ambulance, locations of meetings being held on campus, registration information, bookstore hours, testing center hours, etc to be efficient in this position.


The work study student will answer calls, assist with campus tours, filing, data entry, scan, file, fax, prepare orientation packets, assist with freshman orientation, assist with admissions communications with prospective students, monitor and maintain recruitment materials and files, monitor and maintain degree plan information, assist with hospitality duties regarding all special events as needed, and all other duties assigned.

Business Office

The work study student assists in the front office with data input, filing, document scanning, report typing, mailing statements, and cashiering.

Campus Store

The work study students provide customer service to NPC students and full-time staff/faculty members in support of required textbooks, educational material, supplies, soft goods and department supplies through the point of sale system (cash register). They provide answers to inquiries in person and on the phone. The student is required to stock textbooks, supplies, and merchandise in store and warehouse. They must create, view, and post department and student account records. Receives and logs daily campus deliveries in shipping and receiving. The work study supports special campus store events such as RUSH and nursing school book sales, as well as book buy-backs, graduation regalia, honor society inductions, and inventories. The student assists manager with open/close procedures and maintains campus store and warehouse recovery and cleanliness. They also complete other duties as assigned.


Student worker will provide clerical support to faculty: answering phones, making copies, greeting students/visitors, and other duties as assigned.

Community Service

The work study student works with fifth through eighth grade students in the development of their reading skills off campus in local schools.

Computer Services

The work study's job at the help desk is answering phone calls, helping students and employees with logging into network services, assist with printing, creating support tickets, etc. If interested in the CIS field, they can also work with our network support team for some hands on training.


The work study student assists with registration and mail outs. They help with scanning, copying, filing, phones, covering front desk, and replenish degree plans and college catalogs as needed.

Financial Aid

The work study student greets and assists students and their families by helping them with FAFSA applications and the financial aid process. The student also answer phones, answer questions and relay calls and messages. They take care of mail distribution for 2nd floor. Work Study students may be asked to scan and link documents work with spreadsheets make phone calls and handle confidential information.

Graphic Design

The work study student loads computers, reloads fonts and software, mixes darkroom chemicals, scrubbing floors, filling and cleaning print processors, printing posters and does some design work.

Health Sciences

The work study assists with filing, making copies, organizing office, and paperwork. They will assist instructors in straightening up labs and classrooms. Positions include MLT, EMT, Radiography, and Respiratory.

Learning Acceleration Division

The work-study student will assist with office duties and managing tutoring sign in.


The work study student handles routine tasks such as checking-out and locating library materials. They operate copier, microform and A-V equipment, shelve library materials, maintain order of materials, label and cover new materials. The students process the daily mail, answer phones and relay messages. They assist library staff with lists, overdue notices, orders, and assist disabled students.


The work study assists the maintenance, grounds, and custodial departments with assigned duties. This position involves trash clean-up, mowing, weed-eating, grass edging, raking leaves, watering flowers, trimming trees, hauling debris, and at times digging holes or trenches. They wash vehicles, organize supplies, vacuum, wash windows, dust, as well as maintain handrails, steps, window ledges and walkways.


The work study student helps the instructors set up and maintain labs for courses in Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy/Physiology, Microbiology and at times Physical Science. They order and perform scheduling of lab space.


The work study keeps the roll for singers, makes flyers and programs for concerts as well as run copies of tests and handouts for classes. They copy schedules of singing engagements for groups, file music, prepare music folders and answer phone calls as needed. The student picks up orders from bookstore and checks mail.

Online Learning

The work study student provides customer support regarding basic computer skills and Blackboard to students and faculty. The work study will provide answers to inquiries both on the phone and in person. The student assists in office duties as needed such as completing reports, filing, organizing, etc. The student should have working knowledge of Blackboard, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.


The work study student provides clerical support and assistance to the Registrar and Registrar office staff. Primary duties will include data entry and filing duties, and assisting with bulk mail-outs. The student will serve as a receptionist for the Registrar's office assisting and directing students, faculty, and staff.

Student Center

The work study cleans tables/chairs, sweeps and mops floors. They empty trash, vacuum, and perform other cleaning duties of the student union center and faculty/staff lounge.


The student worker will provide clerical support in automotive, welding, and tourism/hospitality areas. Duties may include making copies, grading, filing, managing inventory/supply lists, preparing lab areas, running errands, and other duties as assigned.

Wellness Center

The work study assists the department with supervision of Gym, weight room, check in-out equipment, and sign in-out of persons using rooms/equipment. They provide orientation to students/staff on use of equipment and security for gym complex while instructors are in class. The student assists and guides wellness participants with assessment, goal setting and baseline measurements.

Workforce Development

The work study answers phones and takes messages. They mail information, enter data, distribute brochures, organize the office, copy and create classroom materials as well as perform some graphic design duties. The student also assists secretary as needed.

VP - External Affairs

Various duties as assigned in areas such as public relations and development.