Work-Study - Employer webpage






  • All student applications are now released! Please check your emails for updates!
  • The Work-Study Program is now open for student applications! Please refer any interested student to us via phone at 204-474-7316 or email at

Summer 2019 Timeline:

April 7, 11:59 PM

Work-Study position submission deadline

April 12

Job posting approval/denial confirmation

April 12 - 28

Hiring and recruitment period

May 1

Official start date for reimbursement coverage

August 31    

Official end date for reimbursement coverage

September 13

Deadline to submit Summer Reimbursement Form

Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Timeline:

June 30

Application for Fall/Winter funding reopens

July 20, noon

New employer registration deadline

July 22, noon

Work-Study position submission deadline

September 17

Student applications are released to employers

January 25

Deadline to submit Funding Update Form

March 5, 2021

End date for all Work-Study positions

March 12, noon

Deadline to submit Survey & Reimbursement Form

New Employer Registration

New employer registration deadline: Tuesday, July 20, 2020 at Noon

    1. Complete the Employer Registration Form.
      Please allow 1-2 business days for CareerCONNECT account set-up or Work-Study portal access.
    2. Once you receive a confirmation email containing your account details, follow the "How To Post a Job" instructions on how to submit your Work-Study project/position application.

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How To Post a Job

For a complete visual guide on how to post jobs in the Work-Study module, please use the How To Post/Repost a Job aid.

Job submission deadline: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Noon

    1. Log-in to your new/existing careerCONNECT account.
    2. On the left navigation menu, click on the "Work-Study" module.
    3. From here, click on "Job Postings" and then click "Post a Job".
    4. Select the job posting that you would like to edit/repost OR post a new job. This year's student application deadline is Sept 16, 2020 at 12 PM.
    5. Submit posting and wait for the confirmation email.

Note: You will be notified by email if your position(s) is/are approved. If your position has been approved, any further changes to your posting will result to a Pending Changed status, which will require us to approve it again. Please inform us of any changes you make on your posting(s).

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How to Complete the Employer Survey & Online Reimbursement Form:

  1. Check your email for the survey link (this will be sent towards the end of the work term)
  2. A link to the online reimbursement form will be provided at the end of the survey. Copy the link before clicking done.
  3. Submit the survey.

Online Reimbursement Form

  1. Complete the employer survey to get the link to the online reimbursement form.
  2. Please ensure that you have the following information before you start:
    • Project Supervisor & Student Information 
    • Total number of worked hours by the student
    • Hourly wage paid (including vacation pay)  
    • FOAP number 
  3. Complete and submit the survey. You will receive an email receipt with the details that you have provided.

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Important Links/Documents:

Hiring Forms:


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For more information, please contact the Work-Study Program Coordinator.

Employer Testimonials:

See what other employers have to say about Work-Study!

 "It was a chance to accomplish some projects that we couldn't normally do. We now have a trained staff person for next year."

"Great experience - the student I hired was very capable and brought a lot of great ideas to the table."