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Work-Study Program


Work on campus

Build your skills while you study. The Work-Study program allows you to gain 120 hours of professional employment experience over the course of one semester in conjunction with your studies.

Work-Study students are required to be full-time (enrolled in a minimum of nine UFV credits), and hold and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Work-Study positions do not include overtime hours (over 8 hours / day and 40 hours / week). Working on statutory holidays is not allowed. 

Apply now through CareerLink

Faculty & Staff 

Hire students to work on campus

The Work-Study Grant Program provides full-time UFV students with the opportunity to work part-time on campus. These professional employment opportunities help students gain experience and build skills to include on their resume.

  • Work-Study jobs are flexible with class schedules
  • Minimum wage + 10% in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays
  • Each position is 120 hours to be completed within one semester
  • The Work-Study Grant Program does not cover overtime (over 8 hours / day or 40 hours / week) or statutory holidays 

Faculty and staff post their Work-Study positions and students apply directly to the posting through CareerLink.

Work-Study Operational Guidelines:

 Work-Study Grant Program Operational Guidelines 2023-24

Work-Study Grant Application

  • Call for Work-Study grant applications: January 16
  • Work-Study grant application deadline: February 15
  • Funding decisions sent to applicants via email: March 15

IMPORTANT: Please read the Work-Study Information Guide for Applicants 2023-24 before beginning the application process. 


To apply for Work-Study Grant Program Funding: 

1. Fill out the Work-Study Job Posting Template 2023-24, then save it; this is a required attachment for the application

2. Go to CareerLink > Home > Surveys > Work-Study 2023-24 Application 

Note - If applying for more than one application, do not "finalize" until all applications are completed


Other Ways to Hire Students

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Please feel free to contact regarding any Work-Study inquiries.

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