It’s difficult to balance a job while in college, but it can be done. I know it’s important to find a job that can work around your college schedule, but why not look for a job that can benefit you a step further than just a paycheck? There are jobs that offer tuition reimbursement. Below are a list of those companies. Granted, I’m sure there are tons of companies that offer tuition reimbursement to their employees, but I listed mainly jobs that you are more likely to get hired for without a degree. I encourage you to research and even ask during interviews if the company offers tuition reimbursement. The more assistance with college the better especially in the long-run. Check out the list below!
Apple – offers tuition reimbursement up to $5,000 to employees who work more than 20 hours a week.
AT&T – offers up to $5,250 in annual tuition aid for full-time employees and up to $20,000 for undergraduate courses & $25,000 for graduate students
Bank of America – offers up to $5,250 for job-related courses or employees who are looking to complete a job-related degree program
Boeing – offers educational assistance up to $3,000
Best Buy – through their Tuition Assistance Program offers $3,500 per year for undergraduate degrees and $5,250 for graduate, but the employees must have worked for them for at least 6 months
Chevron – offers 75% of educational pursuits
Disney – offers Tuition Assistance Programs to employees with $700 per credit unit, 100% reimbursement for books, $100 per course for cost of materials
Fiat Chrysler – free college tuition program towards an associate, bachelors, or masters degree. Part-time and full-time employees must have worked with the company for 30 days and the tuition program is specifically for Strayer University
Ford – has an educational TAP for $5,000 per year for employees pursuing an associate, bachelors, masters, or Ph.D
Gap – offers $5,000 annually Tuition Reimbursement Program when employees take relevant job courses or courses related to immediate career growth within the company
Home Depot – offers $5,000 assistance for salaried employees, $3,000 for full-time hourly employees who’ve worked with the company for at least ONE year, and the courses have to be related to their business
Intel – offers 100% reimbursement costs including tuition & textbooks. Intel has an internal training organization called Intel University which offers more than 7,000 courses
Oracle – offers $5,250 per calendar year in tuition assistance for full-time employees. The degree has to be current or future job-related courses & the employee must maintain a B- or better
Procter & Gamble – offers 80% off educational fees with a lifetime cap of $4,000.
Publix – offers $3,200 per annually and $12,800 maximum for employees who attend college or a university. Employees who attend a tech school or undergraduate courses at a two-year college receive $1,700 annually with a $3,400 maximum
UPS – offers part-time and full-time employees tuition assistance for $5,250 per year and a lifetime maximum of $25,000. Employees are eligible once they get hired.
Verizon Wireless – offers tuition assistance (what they call Learning Link) of $8,000 per year for full-time employees and $4,000 per year for part-time employees
Wells Fargo – offers $5,000 per year for eligible tuition expenses
- For those looking for employment with any of these companies, make sure to do further research and ask for the information in regards to tuition assistance. Employers might have changed their TAP policy depending on when you apply and possibly the location of your company. Check first to make sure!