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Applying for Student Employmentspacer spacer

spacerCareer Services acts as Human Resources for student employment. Complete an application in Career
spacerServices, Room 1125 on the Des Plaines Campus or in the Advising and Counseling Center,
spacerRoom A105 on the Ray Hartstein Campus. Do not contact supervisors directly.


Find Out Which Student Employee Positions Are Currently Available

spacerCurrent opportunities are displayed in a binder at each campus. The binder is located in
spacerCareer Services on the Des Plaines Campus and in the Advising and Counseling Center on the Ray
spacerHartstein Campus.

spacerIn addition, all available positions are posted on
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spacerFor information about CCJobNet.com visit www.oakton.edu/resource/careerservices/joblistings.html
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spacerSimply follow the instructions in Steps to get connected to obtain your password.

spacerWhen you have logged onto CCJobNet.com, select "Search Jobs." On the Search Jobs page, in
spacer"Occupation" select "On-Campus Student Employment."

spacerKeep in mind, the list of currently available positions changes frequently.


IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER WHEN FILLING OUT YOUR APPLICATION:
spacerBlue button You are only applying for those specific opportunities you have listed on the application. You
spacerspacer CANNOT APPLY FOR STUDENT EMPLOYMENT IN GENERAL, only for specific openings.

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A single application can be used to apply for multiple positions.
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Be as specific as possible when listing your available hours. You greatly decrease your chances
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Neatness counts; your application is a reflection of you. A sloppy, incomplete application does
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The address used for student employment must be the same as the address you have on file in
spacer spacerRegistration and Records. If you have moved, please go to Registration and Records and
spacer spacercomplete a change of address form.
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If you do not wish to use your Social Security number on your application, you can use your Oakton
spacerspacer identification number. However, if hired you must display your Social Security number on employment
spacerspacer documents.
spacerspacer *Important note: you cannot begin working unless you have a Social Security number which is valid
spacerspacerspacerfor employment.
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If you are in the U.S. on a Student Visa (F1), Oakton's office of Admission and Enrollment
spacer spacerManagement has sole jurisdiction for providing authorization to work in the United States. Admission
spacerspacer and Enrollment Management grants authorization to work and withdraws that authorization if you fall
spacerspacer out of compliance with your Student Visa. It is necessary that you meet with Bunny Lynn, Admission
spacerspacer Specialist, International Students at 847.635.1713.


What Happens After You Complete an Application
  1. Career Services will forward a copy of your application to the supervisor of each of the positions for which you applied.
  2. The supervisor(s) will review the applications and decide which students they would like to interview. If you are selected to be interviewed, the supervisor will contact you directly.
  3. If you do not hear from anyone after two weeks, visit Career Services and ask about the status of your application.
  4. After you are interviewed:
    - If you will be offered the position, the person who interviewed you will contact you directly to make
    spaceran offer.
    - If you were interviewed but not selected, typically either the supervisor or Career Services will
    spacertelephone you.
  5. If you are not hired for any of the positions you applied for, and you are still interested in student employment, it is essential that you apply for other positions. Take a look at the current list of available positions to find out if there are any other positions for which you would like to apply. Make an effort to look at the list regularly, because the list of available positions changes all the time.

To Learn More About Conducting a Successful Job Search

spacer Make an appointment with one of Career Services' career counselors. Career Counselors help individuals
spacer develop the many skills essential for a successful job search.

spacerYou can make an appointment to see a career counselor at either campus:

spacerDes Plaines Campus
spacerCareer Services, Room 1125, 847.635.1735

spacerRay Hartstein Campus
spacerAdvising and Counseling Center, Room A105, 847.635.1400


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