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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 counter service, basic food preparation, taking payments or washing dishes. 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 $14.35 per hour.
  • Peak hiring periods: late August through early September, and January
  • To apply: Visit the Food Services website or apply directly to the UBC Food Services unit where you would like to work.

Scholars 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.

From the UBC Life Blog