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Summer Student Employment  


Employment & Learning

By Robert Francos.

There is a wide range of summer student jobs available in the Government of Saskatchewan!

Human Services: For students with education, experience or interest in supporting the care and treatment of clients. Education may include Social Work, Education, etc. (Includes positions at Camp Thunderbird, Candle Lake.). Typical jobs may include:

  • Dude Ranch Jobs
  • Tour Guide Jobs
  • Summer Camp Jobs
  • Outdoor Industry Jobs
  • Amusement Park Jobs

Facility Operations and General Labour: For students who enjoy working with their hands in an active environment. Work locations may be within a government building; or outdoors, including Wascana Centre. Specific education is not generally required but those studying skilled trades may find these positions a good fit.Typical jobs may include:

  • Groundskeeper
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Facility Cleaner
  • Housekeeper
  • Trades Helper
  • Kitchen Worker
  • Laundry Worker
  • Radio Technician

Parks and Culture: For students who want to spend a summer in a beautiful Provincial Park while working with campers, staff and the outdoors. Those studying History, Education or Arts are well-suited for the Interpreter positions. Typical jobs may include:

  • Park Gate Attendant
  • Park Maintenance Worker
  • Historic or Nature Interpreter
  • Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor
  • Gallery or Museum Interpreter
  • Conservation Officer
  • Park Ranger

Business and Finance: For students with experience or interest in working in a professional business setting. These positions are fitting for those with experience or education in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Marketing, Communications, Human Resources or Policy. Typical jobs may include:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Research/Policy Officer
  • Communications Assistant
  • Labour Market Information Assistant

Office Administration: For students with experience or interest in working in a professional office setting. Specific education is not always required but may be of interest to those studying Business Administration, Arts, Office Education, etc. Typical jobs may include:

  • Document Processing
  • Secretary/Admin Assistant
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Program Support Worker
  • Stockkeeper/Storekeeper

Highway Maintenance: For students who enjoy working outside in the summer, working our province’s highways and infrastructure. Specific education is not generally required but those studying skilled trades may find these positions a good fit. Typical jobs may include:

  • Highway Crew Labourer
  • Flagperson
  • Equipment Operator

Science and Engineering: For students with education or experience in areas including Engineering, Biology, Health Sciences, Computer Science, etc. These positions will be a good fit for students with experience in research, testing, surveying, information technology, etc. Typical jobs may include:

  • Lab Assistant
  • Engineering Assistant
  • Information/Data Analyst
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Research/Policy Officer

Geological Survey: For students with education in Geology. These positions include office/lab work and field work. Typical jobs include:

  • Office position with Precambrian Geology/Minerals focus
  • Office/Lab position with Oil and Gas focus
  • Northern Field Work, Junior
  • Northern Field Work, Senior

Safety and Security: For students with experience or interest in working in the field of Security or Corrections. These roles will be of interest to those studying Correctional Studies, Aboriginal Policing Preparation, or Human Justice. Typical jobs include:

  • Assistant Deputy Sheriff
  • Research/Policy Officer

Law: For students pursuing a degree in Law. Typical positions include:

  • Legal Research Assistant
  • Public Prosecution

Agricultural and Environmental Services: For those students studying in fields related to agriculture or the environment. Typical positions include:

  • Agriculture/Agrology
  • Horticulturist
  • Environmental Researcher
  • Forestry Technician
  • Research/Policy Officer

You can learn more about job searching and receive individualized supports though the YWCA Saskatoon Job Search Program.  Please call 306.986.2873 or email to schedule an appointment.

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