Student Employment

Student Employment opportunities are available on each campus

This is one of the many ways that St. Lawrence College assists in the success of our students by enabling them to both earn money and gain valuable work experience while completing their studies.


  • Program is designed with students in mind
  • Work hours are scheduled around class schedule at the convenience of the student employee
  • Students can work up to 12 hours/week during the school year allowing for balance of studies and practical work experience
  • Practical work experience related to field of study
  • Build strong work relationships

Do I Qualify?

In order to qualify:

  • You must be currently enrolled at St. Lawrence College for employment in the fall/winter or returning to St. Lawrence College the next academic semester to work in the summer.
  • You must be in good academic standing – this doesn’t mean straight A’s and B’s – just that you are a committed student.
  • You must demonstrate a financial need – roughly the amount that you would earn through the employment term.
  • International, Second Careers, Apprenticeship, and BBA students do not qualify for bursary funding, but can still be eligible to be Student Employees!

How to Apply

Apply Online

  1. Visit our Current Student Jobs Opportunities page here. 
  2. Once you have identified a position you would like to apply for, save your cover letter and resume as one word or PDF document.
  3. Click the Apply Here button at the bottom of the posting you are interested in.
  4. Complete the application form and attach one document containing your cover letter and resume.
  5. You must also complete the Employment on Campus Assessment (ECA) Form, in order to complete your application. This form allows us to determine if you are eligible for a position funded through our Student Bursary program. Your application is not complete until you have completed this step.

Next Steps

Once a job posting has closed, all completed applications received will be sent to the applicable hiring manager, who will reach out to candidates selected for an interview.

Please note: Only applicants who have been selected by the hiring manager to be interviewed will be contacted.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Student Employment on Campus Program is designed with the student in mind. The Program recognizes that academic achievement comes first and for that reason provides flexible scheduling of work hours to accommodate your class timetable. The program provides students with the opportunity to gain practical work experience, often in positions that relate to the student’s field of study.

The Employment on Campus Assessment form is only to confirm that the student meets the financial requirements of the bursary fund. These forms do not get submitted with the rest of the application to the hiring manager.

They do not meet the requirements of the program because their tuition does not contribute towards the account that funds the Student Employment on Campus Bursary. However, these students are still encouraged to apply as there is different funding available to them.

Students can apply to as many jobs as they are qualified for.

No. A student employee can only work a maximum of 12 hours per week during the academic year.

Students may work in two different employment positions as long as the total hours worked does not exceed the maximum of 12 hours a week during the academic year.

All applications are forwarded to the appropriate School/Department for consideration. The School/Department will contact you if you are selected for an interview. Generally, interviews take place within two to three weeks after the job has closed.

You can work on campus as long as you are legally entitled to work in Canada. However, you cannot be funded through the Student Employment on Campus Program. If you are an international student, please check with the International Education department for funding opportunities.

Student jobs are posted on the Current Student Jobs webpage as well as on the Student Employment Job Boards at each campus. The Kingston Student Employment Job Board is located in the corridor between the Campus Book Store and Student Services. Each posting includes the job duties and qualifications, hours and duration of work, terms of employment and closing date of the posting.

Please feel free to contact the Student Employment Coordinators at For the foreseeable future, the Student Employment Coordinators will be working remotely and will not be able to be located on campus.

Contact Information

Please contact the Student Employment Coordinator on your campus: