2013 Summer Student Employment Programs

The primary objective of government funded summer student employment programs is to support the creation of temporary jobs for full time students. The expectation is that the temporary jobs will benefit students financially, provide career related experience, and support community priorities.

Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) – The federal government has announced the 2013 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program and will be accepting online applications from February 1 – 28. Faculties and Departments must submit applications directly to Service Canada and will be advised by the end of April whether their application was approved for funding. For detailed application information and link to the on-line application form, Visit the HRS website

Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) –The Government of Alberta has not confirmed whether there will be STEP for 2013. If the program is to be offered this year, Recruitment Services will send notification and will provide further instructions on the process. STEP is administratively managed by Recruitment Services on behalf of the University of Alberta. If you have any questions, please direct them to Amber Wood at hrs.recruitment@ualberta.ca or 780-492-9071.

International Student Work Study Program (ISWSP) – This is a joint initiative of UofA International and CaPS to encourage University of Alberta departments to hire international undergraduate students and provide them with opportunities to gain valuable Canadian work experience and develop their employment skills.

Métis Youth Summer Employment Program – An initiative of Rupertsland Institute, Métis Youth Summer Employment Program assists Métis youth in gaining full-time, quality work experience during the summer months. For detailed information on how to apply click here.

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