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Application Process

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  • Applicants must have completed at least one (1) semester as a full time student at the College prior to Spring 2019.
  • New applicants must have the ability to work two consecutive academic semesters (Fall 2019 and Spring 2020); Returning applicants must have the ability to work at least one academic semester (Fall 2019).
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with the college (defined as maintaining no less than a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and free of any type of academic or non-academic probation).
  • Applicants must meet qualifications for on campus student employment set by the Career Center (attending classes at TCNJ on a minimum of half-time status (undergraduates 2 units and graduate 6 credit hours)).
  • Preference will be given to those who have transferred to TCNJ from another institution (two year or four year).

Application Process

  • The TCNJ Griffin Application opens on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8:00a and closes on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 5:00p. No extensions will be granted.
  • As a part of the application, one (1) professional reference is required. The TCNJ Griffin Reference Form opens on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 8:00a and closes on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 5:00pAll applicants who do not have a professional reference form completed by the deadline will be removed from consideration. It is the applicants responsibility to make sure reference forms have been submitted. Examples of references include a TCNJ faculty or staff person; teacher/professor, guidance counselor/advisor or staff person from your high school or previous institution; internship or employment supervisor/manager; community service or religious/spiritual group leader.
  • In addition to the application and reference form, each applicant’s academic and disciplinary status will be checked.

Interview Timeline

  • Applicants notified of Group Interviews: Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Group Interviews: January 29-31, 2019
  • Applicants notified of Final Interviews: Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Final Interviews: February 6-11, 2019
  • Applicants notified of Final Decisions: Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Contract Drop-Off: Friday, March 1, 2019