Pursuing part-time employment as a student while attending college can be beneficial for many reasons. Part-time jobs can help you pay for school expenses, develop valuable skills, gain quality resume experience, make connections, and test out different work environments.
If you are a returning student, you will notice that our part-time job process has been changed in order to streamline the process and best serve our students.
Starting OCTOBER 21st, both on and off-campus employers looking to post part-time positions and hire student workers through Southeast Missouri State University Career Services will post their positions on our new e-recruiting software, REDConnect.
Step 1: Log in and complete your profile in REDConnect
As a current Southeast student, an account has already been created for you and login instructions are provided on the login page once you click the REDConnect link. Once logged in, you will be at your personal student homepage. Be sure to visit your account often as the Office of Career Services will be consistently updating you on upcoming events and providing career fair information.
Step 2: Search Part-Time Jobs
After you have completed your profile, find the section in the right hand column of your student homepage called “One-Click Searches”. Click on the link for“Part-Time Jobs within 10 mi of Cape Girardeau”.
During your search, you will notice some jobs labeleed with a Redhawk head. These are the jobs that specifically came from an employer in our Southeast network.
Step 3: Create a Resume: Part-Time Job Resume Sample
Many part-time positions posted in REDConnect will require a resume, as will most internships and full-time positions you pursue in the future. Take this opportunity to start your resume EARLY and save it in your profile! You can continuously update it and be ready for when you may need to provide it to an employer.
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If you have any questions or need further assistance, do not hesitate to contact the Office of Career Services at 573-651-2583 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck with your search!
A Part-Time Job Fair is held each year at the beginning of Fall semester. Be sure to check out the Events Calendar on the Career Services website or the Upcoming Events section of your student homepage in REDConnect for more information.