Looking to get more out of your experience at uOttawa? With more than 4000 positions available within faculties and services throughout the academic year, including work-study opportunities, teaching and research assistantships, and corrector and proctor positions, you can find a position related to your field of study or interest.

You’ll gain valuable and practical job experience that will prepare you for your future career. Plus, you're on campus, so you're never too far from your classes or labs!

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Gain valuable experience

Put your classroom learning into practice. When you work at uOttawa, you will be exposed to a wide variety of projects, building your skills and experience while making a difference in your community.
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Work on campus

Working on campus means you can minimizes travel time and have more time to study and socialize! You’ll also have an opportunity to earn employment references and build meaningful connections that last.
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Flexible schedule

Balance work with your studies. We understand what it means to be a student. Your supervisors will get to know your schedule and work around it.
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uOttawa student

“There are many things I like about my work, including being on campus and working with other students. I feel supported by my supervisors, and I’m always encouraged to ask questions and use my voice...”

Soraya Kagazchi

— Student mentor

You belong here

As a proud international research hub and bilingual university, you belong at uOttawa! We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We’re a bilingual institution made up of unique individuals from a wide range of backgrounds who have come together from all over the globe. Our goal is to cultivate a safe, respectful environment where all voices can be heard. You belong here, and we’re committed to learning and continually taking action to ensure you feel at home.  

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Explore our student roles

On-campus employment is a great way to gain work experiences related to your field of study.
Explore current student job openings
Aïssatou Diop
uOttawa student

“The most meaningful learning moment for me was when I found out I helped someone in achieving their professional goal and land their dream job. I changed someone’s life for the better”

Aïssatou Diop

— Student mentor

International students working on campus

Are you an international student studying full-time at uOttawa with a valid study permit? Are you interested in working while you study?

Your study permit may allow you to work on campus. Gain valuable work experience in your field of study by reviewing the roles available. For more information on work authorized by your study permit, watch the International Office’s work authorization information briefing on their YouTube channel.

Consult the International Office’s team of immigration advisors if you have further questions. 

Explore student opportunities
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Hervé Egla
Former uOttawa student

“The University of Ottawa is a place of great opportunities. Whether you are studying or working at the university, you are surrounded by amazing people that help you grow. I love how valued I am here.”

Hervé Egla

— Former student, now Programmer Analyst, IT Department

Contact us

Human Resources

Tabaret Hall
550 Cumberland Street, Room 019
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5

Telephone: 613-562-5832
Toll-free: 1-877-868-8292
Fax: 613-562-5206
Email: [email protected]

Explore current opportunities

Academic and Research (full time)  
Academic and Research (part time)
Administration and Support (uOttawa employees
Administration and Support (external applicants)