START is proud to employ students with financial need through the Federal Work-Study program. Work-study employees report directly to the Gallery Manager.


Students who wish to participate in FWS through START must be enrolled at Wake Forest University and qualify to receive federal work-study funds. Earnings are paid directly to the student each month as work is performed.


START employees staff the gallery and support its daily operations of the gallery. Duties may include engaging with visitors to the gallery, facilitating art sales, cleaning, providing support at openings and special events, and routine maintenance. FWS employees are expected to staff the gallery for 8-10 hours per week.

To Become a START Gallery Work-Study

Students hoping to work at START for FWS should complete the Job Preference Form enclosed with the work-study award notification and return it via e-mail to Lisa Myers, Student Employment Coordinator, at

For more information about need-based federal work-study employment at Wake Forest University, please visit