Jobs


Work/Study Program

Research and teaching assistant

Campus jobs for international students program

Labour market for international students


Work/Study Program

The work-study grant program, managed by the Université Laval Placement Service (ULPS) in cooperation with the Scholarships and Financial Aid Office (SFAO), is financed in equal parts by the ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec and Université Laval. The purpose of the program is to encourage student to pursue their studies. It helps students receiving loans and awards and experiencing financial difficulties to find employment at their educational institution.

To apply for work-study jobs posted by the ULPS, you must have completed the form and been considered eligible. The SFAO will review your file and send you an eligibility notice as soon as possible. You may then apply for work-study jobs that interest you.

Seize the opportunity to work on campus!

1

Fill out your financial aid application

If you haven’t done so already

  • Fill out your financial aid application for (loans and bursaries)
    afe.gouv.qc.ca
2

Check your eligibility

If you haven’t done so already

  • Fill out a form online.
  • BBAF will confirm your eligibility within 2 or 3 business days during the posting period.
3

Submit your application
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Research and teaching assistant

All levels

A teaching assistant is a student who helps teaching staff with various tasks related to class preparation, presentation, and evaluation.

The teaching assistant may also be asked to teach with professor supervision.

For more information, contact your department, school, or faculty.

Graduate level

A research assistant is a student who helps a research team, a professor, or another person who receives grants or research contracts with research-related tasks.

For more information, consult the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies.

Campus jobs for international students program

This program is managed by the Université Laval Placement Service (ULPS) and is offered to international students. It gives them an opportunity to obtain informative professional experience in their field of study. Students will be able to develop the skills and abilities sought in the labour market through the tasks and roles offered. The program is financed in equal parts by the Ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur du Québec and Université Laval.

Eligible students

The main goal of the Campus Jobs Program is to encourage students to pursue their studies. It is only open to international students who pay supplemental tuition fees.

Eligibility criteria*

  • Be an international student
  • Pay supplemental tuition fees
  • Be enrolled full-time at Université Laval for the entire fall and winter semesters in undergraduate, master’s, or doctorate programs during the hiring period
  • For the summer semester: have studied full time during the previous winter semester and be planning to enrol full-time in the subsequent fall semester at Université Laval or be enrolled for at least 6 credits at Université Laval for the summer semester
  • For the summer semester: teaching assistants must be enrolled full-time at Université Laval for the entire summer semester (Section 4.01 of STEP’s collective agreement)
  • Be registered with the ULPS
  • Students cannot receive two grants for the same semester

Enriching projects

In the Campus Jobs Program for international students, you are able to participate in support and development projects related to

  • Research
  • Teaching and the improvement of pedagogical material
  • Development of service units’ activities
  • Departmental or faculty development

Consult the ULPS website for complete program details

Labour market for international students

The Université Laval Placement Service (ULPS) can guide you in your search for a job on or off campus if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Jobs on campus

You can usually work on campus without having to obtain a work permit. However, you must have a valid study permit and a valid Québec Certificate of Acceptance. You must also have a social insurance number (SIN) and be enrolled full time.

Université Laval’s main services regularly hire students. To find out about on-campus job opportunities, visit the ULPS website.

Jobs off campus

The off-campus work permit program administered by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) was cancelled in June 2014.

Full-time students registered in a university program at a designated institutions are now authorized

  • To work off campus with their study permit, even if they do not have a work permit
  • To work off campus up to 20 hours a week during the regular semester, and full time during school holidays
  • To work off campus immediately rather than having to wait six months

For complete details, visit the Université Laval website.