International Student Services

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.

Please note: ISWEP Sprint/Summer 2017 competition is now closed. 

Student Information

ISWEP summer jobs are a great way for you to gain valuable Canadian work experience and earn money while you study.

ISWEP summer jobs are posted on the Career Centre online job board beginning mid-April each year.

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.