Student census day

U.S. Census Bureau hosts job recruitment event on campus

Galveston College is hosting a job recruitment event for the 2020 U.S. Census from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Moody Hall lobby, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston.
The U.S. Census Bureau wants to hire up to 500,000 temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 census.
Anyone above the age of 18 can apply, including people who already have jobs and want to earn extra income on evenings and weekends.
The selection process began in January, with paid training occurring in March and April and work beginning in May.
The position offers competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training and weekly paychecks. To find the pay rate in a specific area, learn more about these positions, or apply for one of the temporary jobs, visit here.
The event is open to the public, and recruiters will be on-site to assist with the application process.
For more information, contact Kay Reagan at

Above: Sabrina Harrell (standing) and Sharon Winson (seated) of the U.S. Census 2020 recruiting team talk with Galveston College Welding Technology students Patrick Unbehagen (left) and John Fowler Feb. 17 at the Charlie Thomas Family Applied Technology Center about the flexible work hours available to students, as well as the pay rate of $18 to $20 an hour in the area.