Describe the purpose of the position or award.
Describe the services the student will provide and/or the activities in which the student will be engaged.
Is the student receiving any payment  , including scholarship/fellowship, for the position in which he or she is engaged  ?
 A payment includes the provision of money in any form, including but not limited to an hourly rate of pay, salary, scholarship, fellowship, wage in any form, honorarium, or any other lump sum or term payment from the University ,an affiliate or other provider of a grant or award.
 The answer to this question is “yes” if the student is receiving the payment (defined above) as a result of his or her participation or engagement in the position or program at issue.
Is the student earning course credit for participating in this position  ?
 If the student is receiving course credit in exchange for holding the position, or if the student’s participation in the position is a requirement for the student’s degree or academic program, the answer to this question is “yes”.
Is the student participating in the activities on the University’s premises and/or using University resources  ?
 The student is not participating in the activity on the University’s premises or with University resources if he or she is engaged in the position at a third-party’s place of business.
Is the only requirement for the payment that the student be enrolled per program requirements and make satisfactory progress  ?
 If the student receives the payment/money based solely upon his or her enrollment in a course or program, and complete or satisfactorily comply with the requirements of the course or program, the answer to this question is “yes”. Likewise, if the student is participating in the program or activity for the student’s own educational benefit, and not for the benefit of the entity sponsoring payment, the answer to this question is “yes”. On the other hand, if the student is required to pursue studies, research or other activities primarily for the benefit of the University or the entity sponsoring the payment, the answer to this question is “no”.
If the student does not accept a job with the entity providing the funds for the position/payment upon the completion of the position , does he or she have to pay back any amounts received?
 If the student does not have the option or expectation of accepting a job upon completion of the position, the answer is “no”. If the student agrees to accept a job upon completion of the position and/or other requirements, the answer is “yes”.
Does the student have an agreement or an expectation that he or she will receive a job upon the completion of this position?
Does the position providing training similar to that which the student would be given in a course  ?
 The answer to this question is “yes” if the position is designed to teach the student lessons and skills that would otherwise be taught in the classroom, or if the position exists for the purpose of teaching the student lessons and skills necessary for the successful completion of a program or degree that cannot be taught in a traditional classroom setting. If all the student is doing to qualify for the payment is to take courses, the answer is “yes”.
If the student was not performing activities in this position, would someone else be hired to do it  ?
 If the student is performing services or tasks that a regular employee would be required to complete if the student were not performing those services, the answer to this question is “yes”. Instead, if the student is working so closely under a regular employee that the student is job shadowing or performing tasks in conjunction with or under direct supervision of the supervising employee the answer to this question is “no”. This question is not asking whether another student would receive an award in the place of the existing student, if the existing student was not receiving the award. If the student is performing nothing other than academic work, the answer to this question is “no”.
Does a regularly University employee exercise direction and supervision over the student’s activities 
 If the student is performing nothing other than academic work, the answer to this question is “no”. If the student is given leeway and flexibility to pursue the student’s own research, work or experience in a manner of the student’s choosing, the answer to this question is “no”. If a regularly University employee exercises supervision over the student in the same way they do over an employee, the answer to this question is “yes”. However, if a student is shadowing or working in partnership with a regularly university employee, as opposed to being supervised more loosely as an employee would be supervised, the answer to this question is “no”.