Student Employment

Job Search Process

The job search process includes 4 components:

  • Search & apply for a student employee job
  • Interview with a hiring manager
  • Complete new hire paperwork and background check
  • Attend new student employee orientation
     

All student employment positions are posted on Rock Valley College's career portal, RVCJobs (sometimes referred to as College Central Network or CCN).

Student Employment Guide

  • Reduce Debt

    • Cash you earn while working on-campus is money you don't have to borrow now and pay back later.
       
  • Achieve Better Grades

    • Working 12-15 hours a week on-campus while in college has shown to improve academic achievement.
       
  • Build Your Professional Network

    • Develop a list of professional contacts for after graduation. Additionally, your work experience looks great on your resume!

 

Eligibility Requirements
 

If you are a student interested in student employment at RVC you must:
 

  • Have a complete financial aid file. This includes filing the FAFSA and returning all requested documents to the Financial Aid office.
  • Be in good academic standing with a 2.0 GPA or higher.
  • Not have already earned a bachelor's degree.
  • Have graduated from high school.
  • Not also be employed by RVC as a regular or temporary part-time or full-time employee.
  • Not be in default of a student loan.
  • Maintain a minimum enrollment of half-time status (six credit hours) during the spring and fall terms.