Student Employment

Find work on campus

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

The Student Employment Board below lists opportunities that are exclusively available to King’s students. These include jobs in the various areas of the university such as Residence, the Registrar’s Office, the Advancement Office, Athletics, the Academic Offices, and Facilities. 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 also 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.

Current Listings

Content Creation Assistant, Registrar's Office

The King’s Registrar’s Office is seeking a Content Creation Assistant to aid in digital recruitment promotion! We are looking for a team player to work in a collaborative environment to help generate content (video, photos, etc.) for King’s platforms. This is a great opportunity to learn social media best practices and industry standards.

Responsibilities

• Livestream and video assistance
• Promotional material creation
• Video editing
• Digital material editing for print
• Social media trend research

Requirements

• Critical thinking
• Creativity and Innovation
• Communication
• Digital literacy (must be familiar with Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok and YouTube)
• Knowledge of Adobe Lightroom, InDesign and FinalCut Pro, or eagerness to learn
• Must be a King’s student

Job Compensation

• Hourly rate (10 hours per week)
• Convenient and flexible work schedule

Interested individuals can send their resume and cover letter to Chelsi at chelsi.walsh@ukings.ca

Sports Photographer and Journalist, King's Athletics

UKC Athletics is seeking a talented sports photographer and journalist for the 2021-22 season! 

Photography Responsibilities

  • Take team photos and headshots
  • Take and edit action shots (occasionally videos) at home games and events
  • Report to the Social Media Manager and Athletics office
  • Make photos available to the Athletics Department and University when needed

Journalism Responsibilities

  • Write two 350-word pieces and two 600-word pieces throughout the season to be published in King’s digital and/or print publications. Story ideas would be created and established in coordination with the athletics and communications offices.

Requirements

  • Must have your own equipment (DSLR, etc.) or be able to access through J-School
  • Experience with sports photography a plus
  • Knowledge of and passion for sports essential

Job Perks

  • Mentorship moments with sports journalists and King’s Associate Director, Communications
  • Tagging in all posts
  • Free swag
  • Free food at home games
  • Convenient and flexible work schedule
  • Opportunity to build competencies in communication, creativity, and collaboration

Job Term: October 2021 to March 2022

Approximately 100 hours, $13.45/hr

Interested candidates can send a short cover letter, resume, and portfolio of photography and journalistic writing to: trish.miles@ukings.ca

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

External opportunities

King’s will also be coordinating 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.