Student Employment

Find work on campus and beyond

Looking for part-time work or a summer job to complement your education? King’s students have numerous paths to seek paid practical experience.

Current Listings

The Student Employment Board lists opportunities below that are exclusively available to King’s students.

Student Educator

Deadline: Friday October 6, 2023 at 11:59pm ADT

Contract Terms: October 23, 2023 – May 31, 2024

December 22, 2023 – January 8, 2024 off on unpaid Winter Break.

30 weeks total, 11 hours per week

Hours are flexible and can be worked on a negotiated schedule, combination of remote and campus work.

Pay: $16.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

This position is funded by Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education who have given each post-secondary education institution in Nova Scotia money to hire a Student Educator.

The Student Educator will report to, and be supported by, the King’s Sexual Health and Safety Officer (SHSO). They will work together with the goal of sexualized violence prevention, increased awareness of the University of King’s College Sexualized Violence Awareness, Prevention and Response Policy, and increased skills for students.

This Student Educator position will focus on Waves of Change facilitation and promotion. Waves of Change is a provincial education series that promotes consent and bystander intervention.

Duties include:

  • meet regularly with fellow Student Educators as part of the Provincial Student Sexual Violence Community of Practice to exchange information, discuss issues and plan provincial programming
  • work collaboratively with fellow Student Educators to create and implement province-wide sexual violence prevention education, programs, campaigns and initiatives
  • work individually on their campus to create and implement sexual violence prevention education, programs, campaigns and initiatives that suit the needs of their campus
  • act as a peer-facilitator of the Waves of Change (Bystander Intervention) Training
  • assist their institution in implementing the 10 recommendations outlined in the 2017 report – Changing the Culture of Acceptance
  • Please note that the role of the Student Educator is not to receive disclosures of sexualized violence or offer direct support to survivors

Training Opportunities

  • Student Educator conference. Please note the tentative date for this is November 3– 5, 2023, successful applicants will be expected to be available for attendance that week-end
  • Waves of Change Bystander Intervention facilitator training
  • Once hired, Student Educators will be expected to complete the Break the Silence NS online training course and a Consent and Respect at King’s Brightspace module (as part of their paid hours)

Qualifications and assets

  • Must be a student currently enrolled at the University of King’s College
  • Knowledgeable of issues surrounding sexualized violence and how systemic oppressions (such as racism, anti-Black racism, colonialism, transphobia, and ableism) intertwine (see “to apply” section)
  • Comfort with public speaking and facilitation (professional development will be offered in this area)
  • Comfortable engaging with other students in outreach and discussion
  • Able to work independently
  • Time management skills
  • Event organizing

The hiring committee for this position is open to the variety of ways that people possess the above skills including learning that has taken place outside of academia and paid work. Please consider applying even if you don’t have experience with all qualifications and assets. This position is meant to support growth on the job.

To apply for this position, please forward a resume and a brief writing of your understanding of sexualized violence and what attracts you to this position to:

Jordan Roberts – Sexual Health and Safety Officer

University of King’s College
6350 Coburg Road Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A1

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of King’s College is on unseeded, unsurrendered Mi’kmaq Territory. We are all treaty people.  

The University of King’s College is committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. We encourage and welcome applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversification of our community.

This position is funded by Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education works to provide fairness, safety and prosperity for all Nova Scotians by helping them live, learn and work to their highest potential. For more information visit

I think working while affiliated with the university is special and places a great responsibility on the student to make use of their time in the most productive ways possible.

Trisha Malik
Trisha Malik

Exhibition Content Developer, Discovery Centre, through a King's Undergraduate Fellowship in Public Humanities

Employment Programs

King’s students have the opportunity to work in almost every area of university life, and even beyond the university through facilitated internships and fellowships. Typical jobs include peer mentor, fundraising campaign caller, residence junior don, reporter for the communications team, fitness centre attendant and athletics photographer, just to name a few.

Student Assistantship Program

If you are looking for an opportunity to work as an assistant to a professor, look for the Student Assistantship Program (SAP) listings at the beginning of fall, winter, and summer term. Successful candidates will be paired with a faculty supervisor to work on a project such as academic research, publication preparation, new course development, journalistic projects, academic and cultural events, outreach, or archival work. These positions are light on hours—just 30h completed over a term, usually according to the student’s preference—so they offer the opportunity to gain career-building academic experience and skills, while making a minimal impact on study time.

Student-run businesses

Students have the opportunity to work on campus at one of three student-owned and operated businesses: the King’s Co-op Bookstore, the Wardroom (student lounge) and the Galley (coffee shop). Ask at these locations about openings.

External opportunities

King’s also coordinates several funded summer internships and part-time work experiences at external organizations and businesses that will offer students the opportunity to experience for themselves the value of their liberal arts education.

Paid fellowships

The King’s Undergraduate Fellowships in Public Humanities is an opportunity to do an experiential learning internship at an organization or business that brings the humanities to bear on the world.

The Scotia Scholars Award, funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, is a funded opportunity for two undergraduate students at King’s to be the principal investigator on their own research study in the area of health research.

Student Workbook

King’s encourages all student employees to use this workbook as a template for planning, documenting, and reflecting on their work experience. The goal of this document is to help elevate all student work experiences to work-integrated learning, so that students can maximize their personal and professional growth while supported by their university.