Find a Job

Two types of employment

For resume and job search tips, call (480) 423-6539 to meet with ​an Academic & Career Advisor.

On-campus Employment

There are two types of on-campus employment opportunities for students:

  • Federal Work Study jobs are available to students who have applied for and been awarded federal work-study money through the Financial Aid Office.
  • Budgeted student jobs are sometimes available on campus for students currently enrolled in coursework. Limited availability varies from department to department.

Off-campus Employment

It takes a lot of work and resources to find the right job. Here are three important steps to follow along with some resources:

Steps to Finding the Right Job

Resumes & Cover Letters

Interviewing

Company Research

Networking

General Job Resources

The Maricopa Community College District hosts a career resources website with a job board for local employers who want to hire current students and alumni. Visit Maricopa Career Link to register and view job postings.

  • Follow-up letters and thank you notes: Follow up with a thank you note to show employers you are willing to go the extra mile.
  • ​Salary & Salary Negotiations: Be prepared when an employer contacts you with a job offer. Know about salaries, benefits, and negotiating strategies.

Resources

  • Action Verbs and Skill Vocabulary (Coming soon!)
  • Interview Questions (Coming soon!)
  • Download Resume Packet (Coming soon!)