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Career Services


The SMCC Career Services Office has a lot to offer you—long BEFORE you graduate!

Many students don’t think about Career Services until they’re nearly finished with college and ready to move on, either to another college or university, or to seek a job.

But we can help you toward your career goals well before that! Our goal is to help you explore career options and get you ready for them, by providing informative resources, innovative workshops and individualized career planning.

In short, we’re here to help you with career planning from start to finish.

Our staff can help you with:

  • Career Planning
  • Informational Interviewing Techniques
  • Interview Preparation
  • Networking Strategies
  • Resumé and Cover Letter Reviews

Career Resources

On this page are links to online resources that will assist you in your exploration of career opportunities. If you have questions about any of these, please call us at 602.243.8154

Work on Campus – Students

College Work Study Eligibility Guidelines

Students must be registered with a minimum of six credits during the semester at South Mountain Community College, must have a high school diploma or GED, and have completed the FAFSA. Positions are part-time and pay minimum wage. Questions? Contact the Career Services Center at 602.243.8154.

Work Study Positions

How to Apply for College Work Study Positions

  • Thoroughly read the posted job description above.

  • Ask yourself:
    • Am I qualified for this job? Can I do the things it requires?
    • Am I interested in this job?
    • Am I an SMCC student currently registered for six or more credit hours
    • Have I applied for Financial Aid by completing the FAFSA?
  • If you answered yes to the questions above, follow the directions in the posting to apply. Most positions will require you to submit a resume, so be prepared to do so. All hiring is done through the posted department. The Career Services Center does not accept applications or resumes.
  • Apply for the job. If you are called for an interview, be prepared to tell the interviewer how you are qualified for the job and why you are the best candidate.

Final Note: College Work-Study positions are like any other kind of employment. They are competitive to attain, and it is your job to convince the employer that you are the right candidate. So be prepared, be confident and good luck!

SMCC Work Study Supervisors

College Work-Study Forms & Resources

Need to post a college work study position?  Please click on the link to access forms and resources related to the hire process.