Career Learning Network (CLN)
The Career Learning Network (CLN) is an online portal that gives University of Toronto students access to hundreds of job postings, including part-time (on-campus, Work-Study, and off-campus) as well as summer, full-time and volunteer opportunities. For more information or assistance with CLN, please visit the Academic Advising & Career Centre (AA&CC).
Many part-time academic and career related opportunities for students are posted through the Work-Study program. If you have at least a 40% course load, you can apply for these opportunities. Watch for fall/winter opportunities at the beginning of August and summer opportunities in mid-April. All positions are posted via the Career Learning Network (CLN).
Who Hires @ UTSC
The Academic Advising & Career Centre (AA&CC) supports students through academic planning and learning skills, as well as professional/graduate school planning and work search. The AA&CC hires Career and Academic Assistants, Study Skills and Employment Peer Coaches, as well as Marketing, Web, Video, Events and Student Success Research Assistants through Work-Study. Several opportunities with the Get Started program are also available of Work-Study, including: two Coordinators and over 20 Get Started Coaches. Watch for the Coordinator postings in November and Get Started Coach opportunities in February via CLN.
AccessAbility Services provides services and academic accommodations to students who have a documented learning, physical, sensory, mental health disability or medical condition. AccessAbility hires approximately 25 Invigilators to supervise the writing of tests and examinations for students with documented disabilities who are registered with the service. Watch for their posting on CLN in early July.
Aramark is the primary supplier for campus eateries such as Marketplace, Tim Hortons and Starbucks. Aramark typically hires students at the start of each term to support their different campus operations and will post via CLN.
Athletics and Recreation and the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC) offer a number of athletic and recreational programs that are open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the general community. Students are hired for a variety of roles including: Program Monitor, Outreach Staff, Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, etc. Many positions are listed via Work-Study but casual positions are also posted including: Tennis Court Supervisor, Instructional Staff, League Convener, Personal Trainer and a variety of Aquatic positions. Work-Study opportunities are listed via CLN while casual postings can be found on the Athletics website and/or TPASC and City of Toronto websites.
The Bookstore hires students as cashiers for the start of term rush periods. Notifications are typically sent out in July to students who are signed up for the UTSC Bookstore mailing list. Students should also look out for the ‘We’re Hiring’ posters outside the Bookstore and/or check the University of Toronto Press website under ‘Career Opportunities’.
Food and Beverage Services hires students to serve as bartenders for Rex’s Den, events, and the pub at Miller Lash house. Postings for bartending positions usually go up at the beginning of each semester including the summer semester. TCard+ positions are also available via the Work-Study program. Opportunities are posted via CLN.
Information and Instructional Technology Services (IITS) hires students from a wide range of academic programs (not just Computer Science) as Computing Support Representatives to operate the Student Helpdesk. Look for postings in June or July via IITS website under ‘Student Jobs’.
The UTSC Library hires 10-15 students every term as Student Library Assistants. The majority of the hiring takes place in the summer for the fall semester and only a few positions, if any, are available in December for the winter semester. The UTSC Library Finance & Trading Lab hires 5 Student Lab Assistants for the fall and again for the winter to assist students with the use of financial programs such as Bloomberg and Capital IQ as well as assist with the daily operations of the lab. Deadlines are before the start of each term. All opportunities are listed on the UTSC Library website and the Finance & Trading Lab website.
Miller Lash House is a venue located in Highland Creek that can be reserved for occasions ranging from Weddings to Corporate Events. The Miller Lash House hires 6-10 students as Event Assistants at the start of each term. Opportunities are posted directly via the Miller Lash House website.
Retail and Conference Services provide a variety of services to both the Campus community as well as the general public which include advice for conference and event planning, summer accommodation, catering and meeting rooms. The department hires students as Conference Services Assistants for their conference operation and Camp Directors and Counsellors for Camp UTSC for the summer. Conference Services and Camp positions will be posted in January or February via the Retail & Conference Services website.
The UTSC Registrar’s Office supports students with their registration, financial needs, scholarships & awards, as well as graduation, petitions, and TCards. They primarily hire students through the Work-Study program and also frequently hires students to act as invigilators for deferred exams. 6-8 students are hired for fall/winter and 3-5 for the summer term. Invigilator opportunities are usually posted in October, February, and June. Opportunities are posted via CLN and in the windows of the Registrar’s Office for students to view.
Student Life offers programs and opportunities that enhance the student experience outside of the classroom. Approximately 30 students are hired for the fall/winter term through Work-Study for the First Year Experience Program. Other part-time opportunities are available from time to time, e.g. Leadership Development Programmer. Positions are posted via CLN.
Other Departments: The listings above are just a starting point for on-campus job search. In addition to the above, academic departments hire students for a wide variety of positions in the fall, winter and summer, primarily through the Work-Study program. Student affairs departments such as Health & Wellness, the International Student Centre, and Student Housing & Residence Life hire dozens of students, as do offices such as Admissions & Recruitment, the Centre for Teaching & Learning, and the Doris McCarthy Gallery among many others. For more information or assistance with finding work on or off campus, please visit the Academic Advising & Career Centre (AA&CC).