Applications for Summer 2020 will be accepted from Feb 3rd - March 6th, 2020
Purpose and Scope

The Summer International Work Experience Program (IWE) was designed for students who remain in Canada during the Summer months.  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 paid $14.56 an hour (which includes 4% vacation pay), up to a maximum of 182 hours.


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 September to April study period and paid tuition to King's.
  3. Must be available for work in Canada during the summer, for at least 2 months. 
  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 Applications are now closed
  • Supervisors will contact those students they wish to interview (please allow 4 -5 weeks from application deadline). Contract start and end dates, along with weekly hours, to be discussed with supervisor when hired. 
  • Applications will not be accepted after 3:30 pm on Friday, March 8th. 
 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.

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.

King's University College is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of ethnicity, race, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 

King's University College is committed to recognizing the dignity and independence of all and seeks to ensure that persons with disabilities have genuine, open and unhindered access to the College's employment opportunities. 

If you have any questions please contact Student Financial Services at or 519-433-3491 ext. 4319.