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$400,000 is available through the Work Study Program each year to enable faculty and staff at UBC's Okanagan campus to create outstanding student employment opportunities.

2017 Call for Proposals
(May - Aug, 2017) & (Sept, 2017 - Apr, 2018)

Feb 1-22, 2017

Working on campus is an excellent way for students to learn through doing, create strong connections within the UBC Community and develop professional skills required for life beyond their degree.

The Work Study Program provides a minimum wage subsidy to faculty and staff at UBC's Okanagan campus who are committed to providing outstanding on campus employment opportunities for students. Funding is awarded to eligible employers via a competitive application and adjudication process.

2017 Info Sessions

To learn more about the Work Study program, including changes for 2017, please RSVP to to attend an info session.





Fri, Feb 3

10:00 -11:00

UNC 208

Mon, Feb 6


UNC 208

Thurs, Feb 9


UNC 208

Tues, Feb 14


UNC 208

Thurs, Feb 16


UNC 208

 Fri, Feb 17


UNC 208



Jessica Mueller
On Campus Employment Coordinator

Advising & Involvement Centre | UNC 207
Phone: 250-807-9250



Last reviewed shim1/30/2017 11:14:45 AM



New for 2017! 

Improved scoring rubric
Provides further clarification on funding criteria

Application Caps
Max 2 applications per person 
Max 680 summer hrs | 816 winter hrs per application

Proposal Outcomes
Proposals must indicate how they contribute to campus goals & priorities

Site Visits
Employers may be selected for a site visit mid-way through session
Site visits provide an opportunity for the Work Study office to meet with student(s) and supervisors to hear about experiences and review how learning outcomes are achieved.