Work-Study Student Mentorship Program

If you are an MCC student who is eligible for employment through the Work-Study Student Mentorship Program, you may apply for the Mentorship jobs available on campus.


  • You must be enrolled half-time in courses with MCC. (6 hours in Fall/Spring, 3 hours in the Summer term working)
  • You must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • You must meet Satisfactory Progress.
  • Be classified as a Texas resident
  • Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt

Steps to apply and hiring process:

  1. To find a Mentorship job, please scroll down to the list below.
    • Click on the Department to view available positions (ex. Athletics, Math Lab).
    • Click on the Work-Study Student Mentorship to view Job Description and Required Skills (ex. Student Athletic Trainer, Math Lab Tutor).
    • Complete Work-Study Student Mentorship application.
    • Enter your personal information and specify skills and experience - please be detailed, as if you are submitting a resume. This is your employment application.
    • Select a maximum of three (3) positions.
    • Submit your application.
  2. Once submitted, the Office of Financial Aid will review your application for completeness, eligibility and enrollment. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment.
  3. Your work-study eligibility will be determined and your application forwarded to the hiring supervisor(s) of your selected positions.
  4. Hiring supervisor(s) will contact you if interested in interviewing you for the position.
  5. Once selected by a department to fill a position, a criminal background check must be performed. The hiring supervisor will request that you complete the following forms: DPS Criminal History Form, MCC Background Release Form, Authorization Form and Job Responsibilities Form. These forms must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid for review.
  6. Hiring supervisors will be notified of the approved background checks and will contact you to complete W-4 and I-9 forms. You will complete these forms and provide original identity documents to the hiring supervisor to verify the I-9. Departments will submit these forms to the Office of Financial Aid for input in the E-Verify system where the Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration will verify your eligibility to work in the United States. You will be notified if you are determined NOT eligible to participate as a student worker in MCC’s Work-Study Student Mentorship Program.
  7. If you are eligible to begin work, the hiring supervisor will contact you to set your start date. Under no circumstances will you be allowed to work as a student worker before completing the I-9 form and receiving confirmation of eligibility to work. Students who work prior to receiving this confirmation may be terminated as a student worker. The Office of Financial Aid will contact you if any additional information may be necessary to determine your eligibility.

Please inform the Financial Aid Office at (254) 299-8698 if you experience any difficulties or if you have any suggestions for improvement with this new application process. Thank you.

Student Life Mentor Apply


On campus

Job Description:

Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Student Life Center (SLC). The Student Life Office works with current and potential students. This means the Work-Study Mentor (WSM) for the SLC would not only monitor activities in the area, but also assist students in a peer mentorship role.

Mandatory duties:

  • Assist with basic clerical skills such as answering phones, greeting students and the public, taking accurate messages, filing, copying, computer usage, running errands and delivering messages
  • Assist with the operation of the Student Life Center by working the check-in desk, checking out items to students, and monitoring students as they use the center
  • Assist students in finding and using appropriate resources, such as the College for All Texans website
  • Assist students in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), ApplyTexas application, or other college applications
  • Assist in New Student Orientation/Highlander Days
  • Assist with Student Life Events
  • Refer students to on campus resources, such as tutoring, advising, success coaching, or basic needs personnel
  • Assist students with course scheduling
  • Encourage and assist students in their interactions with ADVi to help guide them through the college process
Required Skills:

General Knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office Suites (Word, PowerPoint, Access), and Student Planning. Comfortable working with general public (customer service skills). Individual must be capable of following a list of duties with minor supervision.


  • A 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Completion of WSM training
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • High standards for ethics and integrity
  • Respect for the College and its students, faculty, and staff
  • Desire to serve others

Time requirements and pay:

$11 an hour, working 10 hours a week for a total of 15 weeks. Ability to renew for following semester if able.