On-Campus Employment


On-Campus Employment Checklist

1. Find an On-Campus Job

Please check the college website for Work Study Positions

Work Study Positions

2. Obtain a Social Security Letter

The social security office requires a letter from the international office. Please complete the form in order to generate the letter. 

Social Security Letter Form

3. Documents Required for Social Security Card

4. Review the Student Employment Handbook

The student employment handbook provides crucial information for any student who is seeking to become a student worker. 

5. Contact the International Director.

  • Check with the International director to ensure all documents are completed and signed. 
  • Schedule a time to make a trip to the Social Security Administration. 
  • Students can also go to the Social Security Administrationon on their own. 


International students thrive at SC!

Jonathan WoonJonathan Woon (Malaysia)

"Connections, it is all about connections. If you know how to use these resources at Southwestern, it can happen for you. The best part of a small college is if students know how to maximize the experience, they will get a lot out of it."

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Chao BaiChao Bai (China)

"Southwestern College is a great place. I am building lasting friendships and have enjoyed taking part in traditions such as the Moundbuilding Ceremony. My host family also has been very supportive and really helped me adjust to living abroad."


There are many scholarships available from The United Methodist Church for students attending Southwestern College.

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