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New Student Worker Training

Training Program for new student workers at Pepperdine.
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Student Employment

on 3 October 2014

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Transcript of New Student Worker Training

Roots
Student Employment
Resume & Cover Letter
Having a strong resume and cover letter is ESSENTIAL to getting a job and representing yourself well to employers.

Your student employment job is a GREAT resume builder!

TIPS and SAMPLE resume & cover letters can be found at the Career Center website.

Encouraging YOU to GROW
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OFFICE
Career Ambassadors
Here to help you PERFECT your resume and cover letter!

Online Submission: careerambassador@pepperdine.edu.

Walk-in Hours: Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm
Types of Jobs
Tips for Success
Be timely!
Be a GOOD listener
Be a PROBLEM SOLVER, not a problem-maker
Be confidential (with materials, work, and office conversation)
Have a POSITIVE attitude
Dress appropriately...depends on position & department, ask your supervior!
Acknowledge mistakes. We ALL make them!
Be open to feedback and constructive criticism
Guidelines: Work Hours
Benefits
$$$
Work EXPERIENCE
NETWORKING opportunities
Personal GROWTH & development
FRIENDSHIPS

So much room to grow!
Federal Work Study (FWS)
Pepperdine Work Program (PWP)
Departmental
Community Service
Core
Paperwork
Confidentiality Agreement
Mandated Reporter Acknowledgment Form
W-4 Form (for tax purposes)
I-9 Form (verifies employment eligibility)
Pay Scale
Payroll Info
Kronos
We are ALWAYS here for you!
student.employment@pepperdine.edu
JoEllen Sturgeon, Manager
Kate Suriyatip, Student Services & Administrative Coordinator
You CANNOT BEGIN WORKING until you have completed ALL of these documents!!!
Anyone NOT completed these?
Any Questions about these documents?
ALERT:
Based upon two things:
Level of responsibility
Students' experience in position
* Pay Increase depends upon criteria of deparment
Level 1: $9.00 - $10.00
Level 2: $9.25 - $10.50
Level 3: $9.50 - $11.00
Level 4: $9.50 - $15.00
Our Recommendation:
Working 8-10 hours per week
Our Policy:
No more than 20 hours per week & No more than 8 hours per day
* TOTAL for ALL on-campus jobs!!!
Hours
All hours worked OVER 8 hours in one day = pay 1.5x your regular hourly rate
* Must be pre-approved by supervisor!
Overtime
Legally, You are...
...entitled to one 15 minute paid break for every 4 consecutive hours of work
...entitled to one 30 minute unpaid break for every 5 consecutive hours of work
...REQUIRED to take at least a 30 minute unpaid meal break when working 6+ consecutive hours
* You CANNOT work 6 HOURS without taking a break!
Breaks
Paychecks are distrubuted BI-WEEKLY.
How to get your Money:
Check
Direct Deposit
Apply to Student Account
Wages are SUBJECT to federal and state income taxes
* FICA tax EXEMPTION depends on enrollment status!
Taxes
*NOTE: You may have multiple campus jobs, BUT you will have only 1 paycheck
Branches
#1 - Keep ACCURATE track of your time worked!
#2 - Record your hours PROMPTLY! * This is SUPER IMPORTANT!
Three Essentials to Know about USING Kronos:
How to Record your Time
How to Enter Transfer Codes (if you have multiple jobs)
How to Approve your Timecard
Apply these tips, they actually make a difference!
DO:
DON'T:
Fruit
Foliage
Just NOT working out...
What if I don't like the job?
Be HONEST with your supervisor
DON'T avoid talking to them
If the position doesn't fit your interests and strengths, let your supervisor know
Can I get fired?
Yes, but it RARELY happens
Student employees are employed on an at-will basis
Supervisors have the right & ability to release you from a specific assignment
* Remember!
Dirt
You are BLESSED to have supervisors who acknowledge that academics are your priority, BUT don't take advantage of this
This is a REAL JOB, and you have a REAL COMMITMENT to your superviors * THEY COUNT ON YOU!
Supervisors can be your BEST references!
Molly Gonzales, Professional Development Coordinator
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