Fall/Winter IWE :

Applications for 2017-18 will be accepted from August 28th - September 22nd, 2017

Purpose and Scope

The International Work Experience (I.W.E.) Program offers an opportunity for International students to work part-time on campus in jobs that accommodate their studies. The objectives of the I.W. E. Program are:  to offer students training and experience that will assist them in further studies and their eventual entrance into the workforce, to provide an opportunity to contribute to the well-being and success of King’s as well as to provide some source of earnings for International Students.

Students can work up to 5 hours per week, up to a maximum of 82 hours or $1,125.00 (whichever maximum they reach first).

Eligibility

To be considered for the I.W.E. Program students must meet the following eligibility criteria.

  1. Must be an International Student (i.e. does not possess Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident or Immigration Residency Status in Canada).
  2. Must be registered as a full time undergraduate student at King's, in a minimum of 3.50 courses and be paying tuition to King's.
  3. Must be available to work in Canada from October to March inclusive.
  4. Must have achieved a minimum average of 60% in the previous academic year (if applicable).
Find a job
  • Applications for the Winter/Fall IWE Program will be accepted from August 28  - September 22 by Student Financial Services.
  • Download application hereSubmit an application, letter and resume for each job you would like to be considered for to Student Financial Services, W144.
  • Job list available available here.
Complete the application
  • Submit the application on or before 3:30 pm on Friday, September 22 to Student Financial Services.
  • Supervisors will contact those students that they wish to interview.  (please allow 3-4 weeks)
  • Please keep in mind that there are limited positions and there are no guarantees that you will be hired.
Hiring Process

Start Work

  • Once hired, your supervisor will complete a contract with you.  Bring the signed contract to Student Financial Services and we will assist you in getting the appropriate documents to apply for a Social Insurance Number.  You will be required to complete tax forms and provide banking information for payroll direct deposit.

You will receive instructions on how to submit timesheets for the hours worked.


Summer IWE Program:

Applications for Summer 2018 will be accepted from Feb 6th - March 3rd, 2017

Purpose and Scope

The Summer International Work Experience Program (IWE) was designed for students who remain in Canada during the Summer months (May-September) to continue their studies.  The objectives of the IWE Program are: To offer students training and experience in a Canadian work environment, to provide a source of income during the summer months, and to prepare students for their eventual entrance into the work force.  Students are able to work up to 15 hrs/week, making $12.00 an hour (which includes 4% vacation pay), up to a maximum of 182 hours.

Eligibility

To be considered for the IWE Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria.

  1. Must be an International Student (i.e. does not possess Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident or Immigration Residency Status in Canada).
  2. Must have been registered as a full time undergraduate student at King's University College (minimum 60% course load or 40% course load for students with disabilities) in the previous academic year and paid tuition to King's.
  3. Must be available for work in Canada from May - August.
  4. Must have achieved a minimum average of 60% in the previous academic year.
  5. Must be a returning full time undergraduate student at King's, who has completed an Intent to Register for the upcoming Fall/Winter term.
How to Apply
  • Submit a resume and cover letter to Student Financial Services for each of the jobs you wish to be considered for.  Please ensure that the job number, along with your student number, are listed at the top right hand corner of each page.
  • Job lists available here once program opens
  • Supervisors will contact those students they wish to interview (please allow 4 -5 weeks from application deadline).
 Hiring Process 
  • Once hired, your supervisor will complete a contract with you.  The completed contract needs to be submitted to Student Financial Services for processing.
  • When you drop off the completed contract to Student Financial Services we will assist you in getting all the appropriate documentation in order (ie. Tax Forms, bank information and copy of your Social Insurance Card).
  • The first day students are able to begin working is May 1, 2017

Policy Information

Students working under the I.W.E. Program are classified as part-time employees of King’s University College and will receive a T-4 slip.  These positions carry with them all the responsibilities associated with any employee/employer relationship.  Therefore, it is essential that you:

  • Establish a clear understanding of the hours and days to be worked along with a mutual understanding of your duties and responsibilities.
  • Notify your supervisor of any changes to your agreed hours of employment.
  • Provide your supervisor with hours worked on a weekly basis.
  •  Notify the Student Financial Services Office if you withdraw from the program, in order to make the remaining funding available to other qualified students.