Note: If you are an employer, please visit the ISWOP for Employers section.
The application deadline for Fall/Winter 2017-18 is Friday, September 15, 2017. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
As of Friday, September 1, 2017, the ISWOP application should be available online.
The International Student Work Opportunities Program (ISWOP) is a work study program for international undergraduate (main campus degree) students designed to provide financial assistance through paid part-time employment on the campus.
The program provides international undergraduate students with the opportunity to:
To be considered for the International Student Work Opportunities Program (ISWOP), international undergraduate (main campus degree) students must fulfill the program requirements listed below.
For a student to be eligible to apply to the International Student Work Opportunities Program, they:
Meeting the eligibility requirements is not a guarantee of employment. Students approved to participate in ISWOP must pursue job postings, compete with other students, meet minimum job requirements, attend interviews and receive an offer of employment to get a job.
50 positions for Fall/Winter 2017-18.
The rate of pay has increased to $11.60 per hour. The maximum allocation for each student is 300 hours. Participants must complete their work hours by April 30, 2018. Students cannot carry work hours forward to the Summer term.
The application deadline for online application AND submission of supporting documentation is Friday, September 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
IMPORTANT: Incomplete applications will not be considered. All requested supporting documentation must be received in the Financial Aid Office by the application deadline.
ISWOP participants will be assessed and selected by the Student Financial Services department. All ISWOP applicants will receive email communication from Student Financial Services within two weeks of the deadline date informing them whether their application has been approved or denied. Applicants can also check their myUWO account to view the decision on their ISWOP application.
Candidates approved to participate in ISWOP will be granted access to the on-line Work Study campus job listing which contains postings of various jobs in the different departments across campus.
Approval does not mean you have a job. Students approved to ISWOP must investigate and pursue available job postings and compete with other students. They must meet minimum job requirements, be interviewed and be hired for a job.
If you are accepted to ISWOP, you must have a resume in order to begin your job search. For help with creating or updating a resume, please visit the Student Success Centre.
For further assistance, you can also meet with a career counsellor. To book an appointment visit the The Student Success Centre in Room 210 in the UCC or call 519-661-3559.
You must have a Social Insurance Number in order to work and receive payment for work in Canada.
If you have questions about the ISWOP program or application procedures, please contact:
International Student Advisor
International and Exchange Student Centre
Telephone: 519-661-2111 ext. 80054