On-campus Employment

Durham College’s on-campus employment programs are designed to assist full-time, domestic and international students who demonstrate a financial need with useful career-related experiences that will help them achieve their personal and academic goals.  These programs are funded by Durham College and offer competitive wages.

DC Works

During September to April the DCWorks programs allow students to work part-time during their studies. Students must complete an application, which can be found on MyCampus in August of each year.

To be eligible for the DCWorks program students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident and meet the Ontario Residency requirements as defined by OSAP
  • Have a demonstrated financial need
  • Be enrolled in a full time post-secondary program with a minimum of 60 per cent of course load
  • Achieve a GPA of 2.0 or higher each semester to remain eligible for the program

IWorks

During September to April the IWorks programs allow students to work part-time during their studies. Students must complete an application, which can be found on MyCampus in August of each year

To be eligible for the IWorks program students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be an international student holding a valid Study Permit
  • Be able to obtain a Social Insurance Number (Studying and working in Canada as an international student)
  • Be enrolled in a full time post-secondary program with a minimum of 60 per cent of course load
  • Achieve a GPA of 2.0 or higher each term to remain eligible for the program

Summer Employment Program

Our Summer Employment program offers students a limited number of full time job opportunities to returning students between May and August.   Students must complete an application which can be found on MyCampus in March of each year.  Students interested in the summer Employment Program cannot be registered in courses during the summer semester.

To be eligible for the Summer Employment Program students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident and meet the Ontario Residency requirements as defined by OSAP
  • Be an OSAP recipient or have a demonstrated a financial need
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in the fall and winter semesters preceding the summer employment period
  • Be returning to full-time studies in the fall semester following the summer employment period
  • Have a GPA of 2.0 or higher in the their previous semester