Follow the four steps below to find out what you need to do to get a job on campus, off campus, or through the Co-op program.
Visit the UFV Centre for Experiential and Career Education and log in to CareerLink
The UFV Centre for Experiential and Career Education has a job bank called CareerLink. Log in to CareerLink to view job postings, get information about info sessions, or book an appointment with a career coach. Sign in using your UFV student email and network password.
Using CareerLink you can
Build your profile to showcase and record your personal, academic, and professional growth, experiences, and skillset
Book personalized one-to-one appointments with a career coach (to get help with your resume, cover letter, interview and job search skills, and more)
Search for hundreds of jobs and apply to top employers online
Upload and store multiple application documents (cover letters, résumés, academic transcript, etc.)
View and register for upcoming career events
Book personalized appointments with a career coach
Meet the Requirements
To Work on Campus (Work-study)
To get an on-campus job, you need to:
Be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits for the current semester (3 courses), except in summer if registered full-time in fall or winter
Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or greater (check your student record through myUFV to confirm your GPA)
Each work-study position provides for 120 hours of work per semester. The number of hours you work a week may vary depending on the position, but cannot exceed 40 hours.
To Work as Part of the UFV Co-operative Education Program (Co-op)
If you are a full-time student enrolled in Arts, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Kinesiology, Library and Information Technology, or Sciences, you can apply for the Co-operative Education program and alternate study semesters and work terms. You need to:
Have completed 18 credits in your academic program
Maintain a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.33 for a diploma or 2.67 for a degree program (check your student record through myUFV to confirm your GPA)
Apply for the Co-op program via CareerLink by the last Monday of September, January or May. Co-op work placements are not listed outside the program and are reserved for Co-op students.
Book an appointment with a career coach on CareerLink to receive assistance with your résumé, cover letter, job search, or mock interview.