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Student Positions

The Faculty of Management offers a variety of employment opportunities to students. UBC's Student Appointments page outlines various types of appointments which may become available at the Okanagan Campus. In addition to these "on campus" positions, students may find opportunities off-campus through Co-op.


UBC Okanagan Co-op Program

Third year students have an option to try out their intended career paths prior to completion of their degree and get paid while exploring their future. Co-op placements comprise of either a 4 month, 8 month or 12 month term and may be divided into more than one placement. Applications are typically taken in September with work beginning the following May.

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Career Connect

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Postings for openings within the Faculty of Management and elsewhere on campus can be found at Career Connect. You will require a CWL to login. Additional and external career opportunities are broadcast through the Faculty's social media.

Join us at Twitter and Facebook to capture all the opportunities.

Teaching Assistants

Postings for teaching assistants appear on Career Connect in late spring. Additional postings appear from time to time for specific ad hoc opportunities.

TAs must be available to start work on campus one week prior to the start of term and through the final exam period after the end of term.

To apply for undergraduate teaching assistant positions, students must be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Management degree program at UBC's Okanagan campus (note: a full-time student is defined as minimum of 24 credits [2 terms] for the Winter Session). Priority will be given to fourth year students, third year students may be considered for MGMT 100 or 200. Teaching assistants may be involved in the following:

  • marking assignments and exams
  • tutorials and lectures
  • academic assistance to students during office hours

Graduate students are also eligible to apply for positions as teaching assistants and will be those best qualified to assist with fourth year courses.

Time commitment: may vary from week to week with a maximum of 12 hours per week.

UBC hires on a basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage qualified applicants to apply.

Research Assistants

Faculty members requiring assistance with their research may hire either undergraduate or graduate students as Research Assistants. These are non-union appointments and salary is set by the hiring professor.

Undergraduate Research Assistants are limited to 12 hours per week during the academic year. This restriction is broadened for Graduate Research Assistants but cannot exceed full-time.

Work Study/Work Learn

The Faculty itself, or individual faculty members, may apply and obtain wage subsidy for hiring students to handle specific projects such as assisting professors with research projects, event planning, or working for the faculty itself on projects not part of the regular staff job descriptions.

Approved projects are posted with Career Services in early August each year. Most positions are created, posted and filled in August and September.

Work Study/Work Learn appointments are limited to 12 hours per week and a maximum of 150 hours per term during the academic year. If the appointment is in summer session, the hours per week limit increases to 20, subject a maximum 300.

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