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Summer Student Employment Program

Summer Student Employment Program 2018

Learning Through Experience 

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting applications for the City of Thunder Bay's 2018 Summer Student Employment Program.

Please visit us again in December 2018 for details regarding the 2019 Summer Student Employment Program.

Welcome to the City of Thunder Bay's Summer Employment Program. At the City of Thunder Bay, there are many opportunities available for students to gain valuable experience and skills. 

Who is Eligible?
Students who are enrolled full time in a secondary or post secondary institution during the academic year in which he/she is applying for summer employment and who will be returning to school full time at the end of the period of employment. 

Positions Available:

Lottery Positions
The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay annually hires students during the summer months through a job lottery.  Students hired under this program will primarily work in general labourer, facility operations, supply management, clerical/office - general, animal services, child care centre worker, golf services, tourism and amusement ride/tour positions.  The selection of students for these positions is based on a lottery system.  Applications received for these positions will be entered into a database (pool of applicants) based on areas of interest specified by the applicant.  When positions arise, applicants will be drawn by lottery from the database.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Specialized Positions
The Corporation has some summer positions that are specialized in nature, and require enrolment in a particular field of study.  These vacancies will be posted and will not be part of our lottery process.  To be considered for one of these positions, students must apply directly to a posted summer vacancy.  

Returning Students (Rehires)
Returning summer students who are eligible for re-hire (who worked for the City of Thunder Bay the previous summer), will be sent a Rehire Application Form by mail.  These students will be contacted by Human Resources when departments identify their staffing needs.