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Other on-campus jobs

Alma Mater Society (AMS) businesses

  • Opportunities: positions at restaurants and stores in the Student Union Building
  • Peak hiring period: August
  • To apply: Submit your resumé and course schedule to the AMS business or AMS business office.

UBC Bookstore

  • Opportunities: temporary support positions during busy periods
  • Peak hiring periods: in April for September term and October for January term
  • To apply: Find job postings at UBC CareersOnline. Postings are up for approximately 3 weeks.

UBC Libraries

  • Opportunities: part-time positions in more than 20 campus libraries
  • Peak hiring periods: August and December/January
  • To apply: Find job postings at UBC CareersOnline.

UBC REC

  • Opportunities: Positions with athletic facilities like the Student Recreation Centre, Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre, and Aquatic Centre
  • To apply: Apply in person at the athletic facility.

UBC Kinesiology

  • Opportunities: Employment and volunteer opportunities relevant to Kinesiology students and alumni
  • To apply: Find job postings at UBC Kinesiology

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services - Building Services

  • Opportunities: Seasonal housekeeping positions (summer)
  • Deadline to apply: Early February
  • To apply: Watch for the postings on the UBC Human Resources website

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services - Conferences and Accommodation

  • Opportunities: Positions at the Front Desk, in the Reservations and Cash Office, and as Housestaff
  • Deadline to apply: mid to late January
  • To apply: Watch for the postings on the UBC Human Resources website

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services - Residence Life

  • Opportunities: Positions as Residence Advisors
  • Deadline to apply: late January
  • To apply: Find job descriptions and apply online at the Student Housing website

UBC Food Services

  • Opportunities: Student worker opportunities include general kitchen helpers and sales attendants as well as marketing and special events. Student workers are non-unionized part-time employees, working a maximum of 14 hours per week. UBC Food Services offers student workers competitive wages at $10.00 per hour.
  • Peak hiring periods: late August through early September, and January
  • To apply: Visit the Food Services website for updated information on the annual Student Hiring Fair, or apply directly to the UBC Food Services unit where you would like to work.

Wescadia Catering

  • Opportunities: temporary positions in wedding and conference catering
  • Peak hiring period: Summer
  • To apply: Apply to the UBC Food Services (Ponderosa Centre).

UBC Annual Giving

  • Opportunities: Student callers raise money and act as an ambassador for UBC by contacting alumni and friends of the University via phone. Student callers can learn and/or improve valuable skills like negotiation and relationship building, all while engaging UBC alumni and donors to support a wide range of initiatives like funds for scholarships, bursaries, research and more.
  • Peak hiring period: September, January and May
  • To apply: Visit the Annual Giving website for more information and to apply online

UBC Human Resources

  • Opportunities: permanent or contract positions longer than three months
  • To apply: Find job postings on the Human Resources website.

Faculty, school, or departmental offices

  • Opportunities: office work or research
  • To apply: Find job postings on bulletin boards and faculty/school/departmental websites, or contact the office directly.

University Village and Wesbrook Village businesses

  • Opportunities: positions at food outlets and stores
  • To apply: Submit your resumé directly to the business.
  • International students may work in University Village without a work visa.