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Please Note:

  • All Summer Employment Opportunities jobs will be posted on January 2, 2018.
  • Different student jobs have different deadline dates. Check the deadline date for each job ad you apply for, by looking at the top left hand corner of the job ad, above the job title, where it will say “APPLY BY:”
  • All job ads close at 11:59 PM on the last date specified on the job ad.

New 2018 Posting and Deadline Dates
Below are the deadline dates to apply for jobs in the following fields. Go to Types of Student Jobs to check out the student jobs that fall into each of the career fields below:

January 2, 2018

All Student Jobs are posted

January 16, 2018
Deadline to Apply for Jobs in:
  • Administration
  • Information Management
  • Agriculture and Livestock
January 30,2018
Deadline to Apply for Jobs in:
  • Business
  • Technology
  • Language
February 13, 2018
Deadline to Apply for Jobs in:
  • Policy
  • Engineering
  • Enforcement
  • Ontario Place
  • Parks (1st posting)
February 27, 2018
Deadline to Apply for Jobs in:
  • Environment
  • Science
March 13, 2018
Deadline to Apply for Jobs in:
  • Social Services
  • Maintenance
March 27, 2018
Deadline to Apply for Jobs in:
  • Customer Service
  • Clerical
  • Parks (2nd posting)

Ensure that you submit your application for the jobs you are interested in before the deadline dates. If you have any difficulty submitting your application, please contact during the posting period as we cannot provide assistance regarding submission of your application after the job ad deadline date.

Applications are accepted online only; students must apply directly to job ads on the Ontario Public Service Careers website to be considered for the jobs advertised. For more information on how to complete your application, including submitting a cover letter and resume, refer to our Student Application Tip Sheet.

If you require accommodation in order to complete your application, please contact in advance of the posting deadline.

The application screening process is lengthy; calls for interviews will begin approximately 4 - 12 weeks following the closing of the job ad. Please note, due to the high volume of applications, only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted by phone and/or email.

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