International Student Services (ISS)

International Student Work Experience Program

The International Student Work Experience Program (ISWEP) offers funding and support for University of Alberta departments to hire international undergraduate students during the summer, providing students with opportunities to gain valuable Canadian work experience and develop skills. Funding for this program is received from the differential fees paid by international undergraduate students.

Student Information

ISWEP summer jobs are an excellent way for you to gain valuable Canadian work experience and earn money while you study. The types of positions and duties vary; students with an assortment of educational backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.

To be eligible, you must be a full-time undergraduate international student who has paid differential fees. No registration is required to participate in the program.

Eligible students apply to the ISWEP summer jobs which are usually posted on the Career Centre Job Board late March through April.

For more information on the ISWEP program, click here.