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VA Work Study Opportunities
VA Work Study Program
The VA Work Study Program is an opportunity to get paid for part-time work while you study at a college, vocational, or professional training program.
Student Veterans who meet the following requirements may be eligible to take part in the work-study program:
Visit the VA Work Study website for a list of approved VA education benefit programs and additional information about the VA Work Study Program.
Types of Jobs:
Work Study jobs relate to VA work, meet your interests, and fill a need.
The NYC Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) supports VA Work Study Positions. A list of available positions is located below. Check back regularly for updated postings.
Job Description Attachments:
If you are interested in applying for a DVS specific Work Study position and meet eligibility requirements, please submit the following to DVSHRSupport@veterans.nyc.gov.
Visit the VA Work Study website for additional opportunities and information about the VA Work Study Program.
Scholarships for Student Veterans
Housing for Student Veterans
Qualifying student veterans pursuing higher education in New York City may utilize G.I. Bill housing allowances to subsidize the cost of renting an apartment. It is illegal to discriminate against a student veteran wishing to use the GI Bill to pay for housing. To provide more information to landlords and housing managers, please download this joint letter from DVS and the Department of Social Services (DSS).
DVS and the New York City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) aim to provide landlords and student veterans with helpful information about legal protections under New York law for tenants seeking to finance their rent with G.I. Bill housing allowances. For more information, please review this information sheet provided by DVS and CCHR
The NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) has issued a report detailing the predatory practices used by for-profit schools to target student veterans. Below are some valuable takeaways from the report:
"Veterans on Campus-NYC" Initiatve
Veterans on Campus-NYC is a collaboration between DVS, our corporate partners, and NYC colleges and universities. Our objectives are:
Student Veteran Resources
Online Education Programs
Community Impact at Columbia University is holding online education programs for veterans. Courses include:
Interested candidates must have their DD-214. To learn more, contact: Michael A Grant at 212-854-9621 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Active duty servicemembers and reservists can receive free online tutoring at tutor.com. Expert tutors are available 24/7 to offer support in over 100 K-12 and college-level subjects, including math, writing, reading, ELL, science, English, social sciences, history, accounting, finance, nursing, world languages, computer science, study skills, and test prep.
See the Student Veteran Resource Guide for a downloadable pdf featuring all the resources listed on this page.