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Student Employment Guides

Quick and easy guides to help applicants apply for funding, download and save specific attachments, and upload saved attachments to applications.

Eligibility for Student Employment

All student employees must:

  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Declare a financial aid eligible major
  • Be registered in at least 6 financial aid eligible credits
  • Have a complete and current financial aid package with an active student employment award

Apply for a Student Employment Award

Student employment awards are based on overall need. Check your myCNM for award updates, which will be posted within 10 business days from request submission.

Required Documents

Two documents are required when applying for a student employee position. Applicants without the required documents may not be selected for hire.

  • Class Schedule
    • Sign in to myCNM
    • Select "Registration" tab
    • Select "Review your Schedule/Bill"
    • Select and submit the correct term in the drop down menu
    • Press Ctrl+P to bring up print menu
    • Change the destination drop down to "Save as PDF" and Save
    • Make note of where the document is saved
  • Award Page
    • Sign in to myCNM
    • Select "Financial Aid" tab
    • Select "Award"
    • Select "Award for Aid Year"
    • Use drop down menu and submit the current aid year
    • Select the "Award Overview" tab
    • Press Ctrl+P to bring up print menu
    • Change the destination drop down to "Save as PDF" and Save
    • Make note of where the document is saved

Attaching Documents to Applications

From the attachments page of your student employee application you can upload documents, such as a resume or cover letter, which may help the hiring supervisor with the decision making process. Applicants can also attach the required class schedule(s) and award offers from this page.
To upload documents, follow these steps:

  • Select "upload document"
    • A "+ upload" option will appear
  • Select the "+ upload" option
    • Add a title to your document. Name your documents in a way so that you can identify previous application documents from current documents.
      • i.e. First name Last name, document type, and year
        • John Smith Award offer 2018
    • Select "Choose File"¬†
      • Find and select the file you saved as a PDF or other document type
      • Select "Open"
    • Select "Upload" to upload the document to the application.

Uploaded documents will be saved in your profile for use in other applications.