Work Study

The Work Study program at U of T is an excellent opportunity for you to strengthen your skills, gain work experience, and explore how your academic studies translate to career possibilities. With over 3,500 positions available, the Work Study program will help you build your career while at U of T.

Positions are available in the Fall/Winter Term (September-February) and the Spring/Summer Term (May-August), and are CCR recognized. They generally require about 15 hours of work per week or less, to a maximum of 200 for the Fall/Winter term (and 100 hours in the Summer term).

To help you make the most of your Work Study experience, complete the activities in the Professional Development Workbook and consider some of the workshops available on your campus.

2019 Summer Work Study Program Eligibilit

  • The Summer Work Study is open to domestic undergraduate and graduate degree students studying on a full time or part time basis (i.e., registered in at least 1.0 credits) and International undergraduate and graduate students studying on a full time basis, continuously from May to August 2019. International students studying on a part time basis are NOT eligible to work on Campus - please see the Government of Canada website for rules and regulations. 
  • You are permitted to accept ONE Work Study position per program period.
  • You do NOT have to be OSAP eligible to apply for Work Study positions.
  • Non-degree students are not eligible for Work Study
Students registered in the Toronto School of Theology are not eligible for Work Study positions
To confirm your eligibility, email

2019 Summer Work Study Application Period​

Work Study positions will be posted on CLNx starting April 8, 2019 and will be removed by June 7th, 2019. Ensure you check the application deadline for each job posting as each employer may select a different deadline date.

Hiring Period: April 8 – June 7

Work Period:

  • May 6, 2019 – August 9, 2019 (UTM & UTSC)
  • May 13, 2019 – August 9, 2019 (St. George)

Hours and Rate of Pay

As a Work Study student you will be paid bi-weekly* equal to the minimum wage plus 4% vacation pay. The maximum hours of work are 15 hours per week and 100 hours for the Summer term.

*You will be paid bi-weekly except for those who have been previously set up with a monthly payroll schedule. You and your Work Study employer must complete and sign the timesheets before submitting them to the payroll officer.before submitting them to the payroll officer.

Remember:  You may ONLY hold ONE Work Study position per session.

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