WHAT TO DO FIRST

  • If you have not already, ACTIVATE YOUR HANDSHAKE ACCOUNT. Go to ecok.joinhandshake.com and log in using your ECU student email account, i.e. johtsmi@email.ecok.edu and set your password. You can also download the free app on Android or iPhone.
    • Edit your Primary Education: MAJOR, GPA, EXPECTED GRADUATION DATE
    • Complete your Profile: ADD WORK EXPERIENCE, ADD SKILLS, ADD INTERESTS
    • UPLOAD RESUME and ON-CAMPUS STUDENT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION in the DOCUMENTS section. Application can be found under the ‘Career Center’ tab then ‘Resources’.
    • Set Profile to PUBLIC for employers to see and search for you.
       

TO SEARCH HANDSHAKE FOR ON CAMPUS STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Open positions on campus may be searched two different ways:

  • Click Jobs – Click On-Campus filter – Scroll through open positions
  • Click Employers – Search East Central University On-Campus Employment – Look for ‘Jobs at East Central University On-Campus Employment’ box on right side of page – Click See all – Or Click on Job Title to go to a specific opening.

Jobs you are interested in and want to ‘keep an eye on’ can be bookmarked so they appear first on your home page.
 

TO APPLY

Click the Apply button. You will be required to upload a resume, course schedule, and complete a student employment application. Handshake will send your information to the office/supervisor that is hiring, who will then contact you regarding an interview. You will also receive a confirmation email that your application was received from Handshake.
 


NEW STUDENT EMPLOYEE CHECK LIST: NOW THAT YOU’RE HIRED

  • Pick up a Packet from Financial Aid and Complete Application for Work Permit with Financial Aid representative.
  • Hiring supervisor will need to sign completed Work Permit.
  • Take Packet to Employment Services Office in room 160 Admin Bldg.
    • Bring 2 forms of Identification (*i.e. Driver’s License and Social Security Card) to complete Form I-9
      • Please see the list of acceptable forms of ID on the back of the I-9 form.
    • Employment Services with notarize the loyalty oath. Do not sign the loyalty oath in advance.
  • 4. Return your entire packet to the Financial Aid office. You will receive a copy of your work permit for your supervisor.
  • 5. ECU pays with Direct Deposit. Form must be completed and voided check or letter from your bank attached.
     

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Copies of the following identification will be required

  • I-94
  • Passport
  • I-20 (a copy can be obtained in the International Student Office)
  • Need Social Security Card before working.
     

East Central University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin or physical handicap in its educational programs, activities or employment practices, in accordance with federal, state, and local laws.