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Summer Students Program

May to September, 2018

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We are accepting applications for our 2018 Summer Student program!
Click here to view postings and apply.

Our Summer Student program offers paid work opportunities to eligible post-secondary students. Participants will gain invaluable hands-on experience in their fields and develop skills to help them achieve their career goals.

Application process
  • Visit to submit an online application—only online applications will be accepted. Please include a personal email address on your application.
  • The job opportunities will be posted in mid-December.
  • Those selected for an interview will receive an email/electronic request regarding available interview dates/times. Interviews will take place from February 12 to March 2.
  • The employment period runs May to September.

Please note: Only candidates considered for a position will be contacted for an interview. Due to the high volume of applications we receive for these positions, we are unable to provide status updates for applications.

Eligibility criteria
  • Currently enrolled in full-time studies as part of a post-secondary program
  • Returning to full-time studies in September 2018
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada as a student
Possible fields of employment

Opportunities vary depending on the needs of each department. Previous participants have worked in the following areas:

Chief Administrative Officer’s (CAO’s) Office:
  • Human Resource Services
  • Communications
  • Social & Digital Media
Finance Department:
  • Financial and Purchasing Services
  • Information Technology Services
Health Department:
  • Epidemiology
  • Water Services
Legislative & Planning Services Department:
  • Economic Development
  • Heritage Services
  • Planning Services
Public Works Department:
  • Business & Technical Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Waste Management and Road Operations
  • Wastewater Services
  • Water Services
Social & Community Services Department:
  • Services for Seniors
  • Children’s Services