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Work Study

1. A program whereby a college or university allows a student to work on campus in exchange for a reduction in tuition or other fees.

2. A program whereby an educational institution combines theoretical study with practical experience. Traditionally, work study alternates semesters between classroom study and full-time, paid employment in a position related to one's field. This is more commonly called cooperative education.

work study


time and motion study

an area of PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT concerned with ensuring the best possible use of human and material resources in carrying out a specified activity. Work study embraces the techniques of METHOD STUDY, which analyses the ways JOBS are done with a view to improving these methods, and WORK MEASUREMENT, which seeks to measure the time required to perform jobs.
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People should take note of the companies that comprise this study," stated Zrinka Lovrencic, MD of Great Place to Work Australia, the firm behind the Best Places to Work Study.
That perpetuates a system under which the universities that get the lion's share of federal dollars are not the ones with the most low-income students but, rather, those that have been participating in work study the longest and charge the highest tuition.
Because I met such great IREM mentors through my high school work study program, I was compelled to pursue a career in property management," Irvin said.
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Through the Corporate Work Study Program, each student carries a full load of classes and works five full days a month in a corporate work setting.
Of the total financial aid doled out to CSUN students in 1996-97, 60 percent came from federal loans, 21 percent in federal grants, 15 percent from state grants, 2 percent from athletic grants, 1 percent from federal work study and 1 percent from scholarships.
As we work to support our increasing student enrollment with academics and work study opportunities, these awards will play a key role in our financial stability.
Thomas Balkin, Chief, Department of Behavioral Biology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Silver Spring, MD, will briefly present the top-line findings from the simulated night shift work study conducted at WRAIR and funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Foley, founder, and Rob Birdsell, president, of the ground-breaking Cristo Rey Network, will visit San Francisco to provide informational sessions on how their innovative educational business model can benefit San Francisco businesses, while supporting the education and work study goals of students from financially disadvantaged families.
He said he wants an expansion of the work study program just approved by Congress to be used to that end.
London Business School has partnered with Genesys Conferencing (Euronext Eurolist: FR0004270270) (NASDAQ:GNSY) to provide the school's students with Genesys Meeting Center, a service that allows the executive students to hold interactive course work study meetings with fellow students anywhere at any time, directly from their computer desktops.