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Work for the RRC

Be part of the CNM Re-entry Resource Center’s mission. Help increase student and community success by providing support for CNM students with a criminal history.

To Apply to the RRC

Visit the CNM Student Employment Guides & Program Information Page:

-Follow the directions to receive financial aid classification as work-study eligible—don’t worry about having a criminal record

-Make an appointment with the RRC Program Director, Saundra Trujillo by visiting the RRC or emailing RERC@CNM.edu.

RRC Intern

Qualifications

Current or prospective students that

  • have experience as clients of the criminal justice system;
  • are registered for at least 6 credit hours at CNM; and
  • are starting or working towards their High School Equivalency (HSE, ABE, or GED)

are eligible to apply for an RRC Internship position.

Benefits

RRC Interns not only earn while they learn, but also receive the following benefits:

  • Waived fees or tuition to start, or for the remainder of, your HSE, ABE, or GED program
  • Rewards for completing milestones in the high school equivalency program
  • Access to apply for RRC student emergency scholarship funds
  • Required skills workshop training to prepare you for a degree, certificate or career
  • Networking opportunities with CNM faculty, students, staff and community partners
  • Mentorship from a successful CNM student who has walked the very road you’re on
  • The opportunity to build work experience and strong work references from a highly-respected employer
  • Scholarship funds towards a degree or certificate program, after completing your HSE, ABE, or GED program
  • A tablet computer to keep after completing your HSE, ABE, or GED program, registering for a degree or certificate program at CNM, and applying for an open Peer Mentor position in the RRC

RRC Intern Job Description


Contact

For questions or help, email or call the FIRST Academic Coach at FIRST@cnm.edu or (505) 224-4000 ext. 52826

or

Email the RRC directly to request an appointment with a Peer Mentor for information on working in the RRC.

Peer Mentor

Qualifications

Current students that

  • have experience as clients of the criminal justice system; and
  • registered for 6 credit hours in a CNM Associate Degree or Certificate Program

are eligible to apply for a Peer Mentor position in the RRC.

Benefits

  • Required leadership and skills training
  • The opportunity to build work experience and strong work references from a highly respected employer
  • Access to apply for RRC student emergency scholarship funds
  • Networking opportunities with CNM faculty, students, staff and community partners
  • Ability to assist in resource gathering/access as well as workshop facilitation
  • Be the face of the CNM RRC at various community events
  • Share your personal experience with students who value and need your support
  • Access to faculty or staff tutors while on-the-job
  • Opportunity to apply for community partner internships as openings arise, while completing your program and working in the RRC

RRC Peer Mentor Job Description