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Student Employment

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In coordination with The Edge, all student workers will be required to upload an existing resume or complete building a resume via The Edge Career Connector to prepare for their future. Students will be provided with directions on how to begin this process when they complete their Student Employment Authorization Form from the Financial Aid Office. A member of The Edge team will review all resumes submitted and approve those that are deemed acceptable. Those students whose resume needs refining will be contacted by an Edge team member to schedule a one-on-one meeting for further assistance.

Federal Work Study and College Funded Work Study Job Programs

Federal Work Study is federally funded and is awarded to students demonstrating financial need. Students having no financial need may participate in the College Funded Work Study Program. These student wages are paid from R-MC department budget allocations.

Students may work up to 20 hours per week during the school year. Hours are flexible based on the student's schedule. The average student works 10 hours per week. Students are paid monthly and checks are written to the students - the money earned is not automatically applied toward tuition. All jobs are classified into four categories: unskilled, skilled, highly skilled and paraprofessional.

Students who have never worked on campus must have two forms of ID: a driver's license and Social Security card or birth certificate are necessary for employment as required by the Internal Revenue Service. All students who work for R-MC are required to have a Social Security number for payroll purposes.

Student Employee grievances should adhere to the policy on Student Complaints in the Academic Catalog (p.174) and The Student Handbook (pg. 13).

Federal Work Study Off-Campus Employment

Students who qualify for Federal Work Study may take advantage of paid off-campus employment opportunities with the following community service agencies: The Valentine Museum, Hanover Community Services or tutoring at area elementary schools. 

Students involved in any of the work study programs enjoy a variety of benefits:

  • Flexible hours around the student's academic and extracurricular activity schedule

  • Valuable work experience

  • Training in a particular field or industry (ie: education, management, science)

  • Extra spending money or money that can be used toward the cost of education

  • Excellent work references