Hire a student

work study, coordinator, program

Every year hundreds of students are hired through the Work Study program to engage in innovative and exciting employment opportunities on campus. Here are a few reasons you could benefit from hiring a UBCO student:

  • Support student involvement on campus and in the community
  • Build upon students’ classroom studies by developing career-related skills and experience
  • Bring international students and international perspectives into your work environment


Recruit students with no posting fees. Paid and volunteer postings welcome.



  • The UBCO Job Board system is not compatible with Internet Explorer—please use another browser, such as Chrome or Firefox.
  • The UBCO Job Board is available to UBC Okanagan Students only. If you wish to recruit UBC Vancouver students, please refer to the UBC Vancouver hire a student webpage.


View the following video for instructions on how to use the self-serve job board to post part-time, full-time, co-op, paid, and volunteer opportunities for students and alumni at UBC’s Okanagan campus.


  • Post online job/volunteer ads for free
  • Contact us if you are interested in participating on an employer panel
  • Join events on campus
  • Participate in Career Events or host information sessions to inform students about your organization and job opportunities
  • Be a mentor at one of the upcoming employer panel events
  • Host interviews on campus after posting opportunities on the UBCO Student & Alumni Job Board

Information about UBC’s Okanagan campus: Check out our campus fact sheet (PDF).

Interview rooms: Contact us at getinvolved.ubco@ubc.ca if you need a room to conduct an interview.

Information sessions: Want to raise your profile on campus? Information sessions can be arranged for a small fee.

Co-op education

Interested in exploring opportunities for co-op students at your organization?

Work Study

The Work Study Program supports and subsidizes meaningful work experiences on campus that offer the opportunity for all current UBC students to develop their professional skills and learn in a work environment.


NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Assistantships

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) funding is available for undergraduate students in the School of Engineering, the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Health and Exercise Science within the Faculty of Health and Social Development.

For more information, please visit your Faculty’s specific NSERC-URSA information pages: