Instructions for the Student

The Student will:

  • Complete the Free Application for Student Assistance (FAFSA) form in order to determine financial need and work study eligibility ( Award notifications will be sent by Financial Aid to students who are eligible for Federal College Work Study (FCWS).
  • Contact the Student Employment Assistance (SEA) representative at their campus for employment opportunities.
  • Complete the online Work Study Orientation.
  • Review information regarding open positions.
  • Notify the SEA representative of their interest in a position.
  • Be interviewed for the position with the hiring department.
  • If recommended for hire, the student is asked to complete an Authorization/Consent for Background Check form and the National Background Check form if the student has lived outside the state of Iowa. A background check/sexual offender check is completed on all candidates for employment at DMACC. If a conviction/convictions are reported on the background check report, there is a procedure to determine whether or not the student will be eligible for employment.
  • Once the student is approved for employment, the student will work with the hiring department to decide on a start date.
  • Complete all forms in the new employee packet.
  • Receive training on Web Time Entry (electronic timesheet) by the hiring department.