Student Employment

Student Employment

A limited number of positions are available on the campus for students in good academic standing to serve as laboratory assistants, library assistants, clerical assistants, maintenance help, and various other positions.

Students interested in student employment should complete an application online at www.dacc.edu/hr. Click on "Position Openings" and then "Create Account." Once completed, student applications will be eligible for review by offices across campus. The Career & Employment Services Center will provide assistance if needed.

DACC identifies 2 types of student employees. Type is defined by the funding source and the student's financial need.

  1. Federal Work-Study (funded by federal government): Students are eligible to participate in the Federal College Work-Study Program if they qualify under the following terms:

    • Applied for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    • Have a completed, verified as accurate, student aid file on record for the applicable award year
    • Their Expected Family Contribution (efc) determines a need (eligibility)
    • Degree Seeking and accepted for enrollment as a student or already in good standing as an undergraduate student
    • Have met Satisfactory Academic Standards
    • Enrolled in at least 3 credit hours of coursework pertaining to Degree
  2. College Student Employee (funded by DACC): Students are eligible to participate in the College Work-Study Program if they qualify under the following terms:

    • Degree Seeking or accepted for enrollment as a student or already in good standing as an undergraduate student
    • Have met Academic Progress Standards
    • Enrolled in at least 9 credit hours of coursework pertaining to Degree

Career & Veterans Center

The Career & Veterans Center is located on the 2nd floor of Cannon Hall. Students seeking assistance in their career choice may visit the center to utilize a variety of resources in their decision making process such as individual counseling and computerized career assessment software.

The Career Services resource room (Cannon Hall, Room 213) also helps students with their full, part, and seasonal employment needs. Additionally, students can receive assistance with resume, job search, and job preparedness skills. Throughout the school year, the Career Center organizes community job fairs and individual hiring events for students, alumni, and job seekers. For more information please contact the Career Center at 217-443-8597 or by email kmcbride@dacc.edu.

The Veterans Center provides prospective student veterans with general information and assistance with the DACC enrollment process including: application, various assessments, enrollment, financial aid, scholarships, and state and federal education benefit programs. Students can also inquire about the VA work study program.

The Veterans "Freedom" Lounge, located in Cannon Hall, Room 202, is available to any DACC student veteran to utilize. This space provides student veterans with refreshments, comfortable seating, TVs/gaming, computer lab, and study space. For more information please contact Nick Catlett, Veterans Representative, at 217-443-8864 or by email ncatlett@dacc.edu.