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Canada's Best Diversity Employers 2014
2014 Canada's Greenest Employers
Best Employers for New Canadians 2013
The Career Directory 2013: Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates
2014 Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Summer Employment Opportunities

OPS-wide Summer Employment Opportunities

Spend Your Summer Making a Difference

Why Apply?
Eligibility Criteria
What’s New for 2014?
Key Dates
Key Resources including the Student Application Guide
Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Ontario Public Service - Summer Employment Opportunities?

Several thousand students are hired annually in a variety of summer student positions across the Ontario Public Service, its related agencies and community groups.

Summer employment opportunities are full-time, temporary positions ranging from 7 – 16 weeks between May and Labour Day. The wage for these opportunities is either $10.25 or $11.10 per hour.

Summer Employment Opportunities include:

  • Office Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Project Support
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Geology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Laboratory
  • Research
  • Business and Finance
  • Communications
  • Policy Development
  • Tourism
  • Agriculture Sciences
  • Ontario Parks
  • Enforcement

In addition to student positions in the Ontario Public Service, positions are also available at related government sites (Please click the text below to be directed to the website):

See Frequently Asked Questions, Section B for more information