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How do I apply?

To apply for the Rowdy Corps program, please click the button below. You must upload your resume, a copy of the current class schedule and proof of your work study funds.

We will have 4 positions available for Fall 2017.

Please indicate the agency you wish to work for in your application. Job descriptions are availble in PDF format in the section below.

Current Work Agencies

If your agency is interested in becoming a Rowdy Corps community partner, please click here to email the program coordinator.

Questions about Rowdy Corps?
Carolina Canizales
Program Coordinator, Center for Civic Engagement | (210) 458-2658

Questions about work study eligibility?
Financial Aid Officer | (210) 458-7581

If you are looking for an on-campus work-study opportunity please visit: UTSA Handshake

Rowdy Corps: What You Need to Know

What is Rowdy Corps?

Rowdy Corps is a community-based work study program aiming to unite UTSA students with the broader San Antonio community. This program provides the opportunity for work study eligible students to gain professional development at a local non-profit or public sector agency for up to two years. Participating students receive career focused trainings and have the opportunity to attend networking events and service projects outside of the university.

How do I know if I am eligible to join Rowdy Corps?

To be eligible, you must initially be a recipient of college work study funding and meet the qualifications established for Satisfactory Academic Progress. Check your work study eligibility by logging onto your ASAP account and viewing your Financial Aid Award Letter. To be considered for work study funding, you must designate interest in work study when you complete your annual FAFSA.

Work study eligibility is a requirement but does not guarantee admittance to the Rowdy Corps program. Students must also submit an application.

How soon after submitting my application will I be notified of a decision?

Due to a limited number of Rowdy Corps positions approved each academic year, applicants will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling “first come, first served” basis. Interested parties are encouraged to apply as early as possible to assure consideration for a spot in the Rowdy Corps program. Individual program applications will be reviewed and addressed within two weeks of submission.

Can I select the agency for which I can work?

Yes! You have the opportunity to review and select from the list of community partners and apply to each position individually. Rowdy Corps Coordinator may offer additional suggestions for available positions after reviewing your application and resume. Interviews are scheduled with agency site supervisors to determine the quality of fit and matches will be based on a combination of consideration of student skills and agency/organization needs.

Are there any commitments?

Rowdy Corps are expected to work no less than 12 hours/week and no more than 19 hours/week over the span of the academic year. Students are also required to attend mandatory reflection sessions throughout the academic year. Students are highly encouraged to make a two-year commitment to the program.

How do I get paid?

Rowdy Corps' current pay rate is $11.50 per hour and checks are processed on a bi-weekly basis through the university.

Tips for remaining eligible for Rowdy Corps:

• Maintain good academic standing at UTSA

• Follow student guidelines established for work-study funding

• Remain enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester

• Attend all mandatory Rowdy Corps reflection sessions and trainings

• Work no more than 19 hours/week at your designated agency during regular school days

• Monitor your hours and payroll to assure that you do not exceed your allocated work-study funds

To continue work at your Rowdy Corps agency placement from one year to the next, you must maintain Center for Civic Engagement approval and r work-study eligibility.