Why should I apply to this program?
Am I eligible to apply?
Full-time CCA students, both undergraduate and graduate, from any academic program are eligible to apply. First semester freshmen are not eligible although occasional exceptions are made based on student's prior experience
Do I need a Federal work-study award to apply?
No, you do not need a Federal work-study award.
Does CCA CONNECTS pay?
Yes, students get paid $13 per hour.
How can I apply to participate in the program?
To apply to the CCA CONNECTS program, please email one application packet, comprised of your resume, cover letter, and CCA CONNECTS application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Carefully review all CONNECTS job postings before applying and specifiy in your cover letter which position(s) you are interested in. The CCA CONNECTS application form will be available via the CCA job board.
Can I work in a CCA CONNECTS position and another work-study position?
Yes, students can work multiple work-study jobs as long as they do not exceed the work limit of 8 hours in one day and 20 total work hours per week.
What happens after I apply
First, applications are reviewed and students are matched with sites based on their interests, experiences, and availability.
Second, students are interviewed by their site matches in person. CONNECTS is a competitive program so, while the Center works hard to make good matches, we cannot guarantee a position for every student.