Build Skills for Success in the Workplace

As a student in CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies, working with the Employment Management Services (EMS) allows you to gain hands-on experience in a professional workplace setting while integrating EMS Principles: Work is Worship, Excellence, and Growth.

The EMS staff will assist you with individualized job placement, career coaching, resume tips, and interview training. Once you get a job through EMS you will have an opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and professional attributes required to be successful in today's workforce. Students also have the chance to offset the cost of tuition and student loans with the extra income since all positions are paid positions. Students also have the option to fulfill elective credits by working at a job placement through EMS.

Working with EMS

Have questions on the Employment Management Services process for students? Please get in touch with EMS at or visit us in the Armando building on CCU main campus in Lakewood.

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Course Credits for Work

Students in the College of Undergraduate Studies can apply to earn general elective credits by working in a W-2 qualified job. You may find the job on your own or through EMS, but it must be approved by EMS to receive course credit. You can earn up to a total of 24 jobs general elective credits for your major during your time at CCU.

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Resources Based on your Work Experience

    • Entry-level positions require little or no work experience
    • Part-time hours are best for students that want to go away for fall break, Christmas break, or spring break
    • Documents required: ResumeAvailability Form
    • Potential advancement to positions requiring related work experience and mock interviews are available upon request
    • Requires 1-2 years of work experience
    • Complete a polished and professional resume, gather references and your availability
    • Part-time hours
    • Documents required: Resume, References, Availability Form
    • For Premier Employers, you will receive training through a mock interview
    • Individualized coaching and placement is available upon request
    • Requires two or more years of experience or relevant degree
    • Full-time hours
    • Documents required: Resume, References
    • Individualized Coaching and Placement is available upon request (virtual)

EMS Student Testimonials

  • Stephanie Thomas — Business Major

    "I would not trade my time at CCU for the world. As a student, I had many awesome experiences and made lasting friendships. Most notable, however, was the connection between EMS and my current employer, General Air. I didn't know that this would turn out to be one of the biggest blessings of my life."

  • Graham Delano — Health Sciences Major

    "As a scribe you are exposed to aspects of medicine that cannot be experienced in a classroom. Indeed, working as a scribe was an invaluable opportunity that gave me a competitive edge when applying to medical schools. I am grateful to EMS for the opportunity."

  • Matthew Hodgkins — Business Major

    "EMS first helped me get a summer internship with a public accounting firm after my junior year. After completing the internship, I informed EMS that I was interested in a new career direction and they supported me every step of the way. They ended up connecting me with the Christian, non-profit organization Samaritan’s Purse."

  • Kelly Robertson — English Major

    "Though I had never imagined working in property management, I couldn't be happier that I took that leap. I love coming into work; the people here are phenomenal. I couldn’t have dreamed up a better opportunity!"

  • Megan Hallett — Psychology Major

    "The students that Right On Learning seeks to help are usually failing in a particular subject. Our role as tutors is to help them learn the material and instill new confidence that they can be successful in the classroom. It's a transformational process for these students!"

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