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Summer Employment Opportunities

OPS-wide Summer Employment Opportunities

Spend Your Summer Making a Difference

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Job Ad postings for 2015 summer positions are now available! Follow this link to apply online. To view all Summer Employment Opportunities job ads select ‘Student’ under the ‘Select Career Level’ field.

Check out this video for more information about Summer Employment Opportunities

Check out the Student Application Tip Sheet for details on how to apply!

What Are The Summer Employment Opportunities?

Every year, Summer Employment Opportunities (SEO) provides over 5000 students with student jobs across the Ontario Public Service, its related agencies and community groups. These jobs help students who have little to no work experience develop transferrable skills that will help them get jobs and reach their career goals. SEO also helps students learn what the Government of Ontario is all about! There are numerous opportunities in a variety of fields from science to business and technology to policy to the environment and so much more!

Summer Employment Opportunities are full-time, temporary positions ranging from 7 – 18 weeks between May and Labour Day. The wage for these opportunities is either $11.00 or $11.85 per hour. To be eligible to participate in the program you must meet the all of the program eligibility criteria. Check out the Am I Eligible To Apply This Summer? page.

Summer Employment Opportunities include:

  • working in the outdoors as a Park Ranger
  • develop strategies and manage marketing campaigns as a Marketing Coordinator
  • assisting staff with field and technical inspections and investigations as an Environmental Assistant
  • providing tourism information as a Travel Counsellor
  • working on a boat to support law enforcement activities as a Marine Assistant with the Ontario Provincial Police
  • working in a lab as a Laboratory Assistant analyzing evidence samples

The list of job types can be found on the How Do I Apply? page.

Still not convinced? Check out our Why Should I Apply? page for more information.

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