Join our Student Experience Office

Are you looking for meaningful way to contribute to your Carleton campus?  The Student Experience Office is always looking for eager students to join our team to help with program development and delivery.

Check this webpage frequently as we post information about volunteer, co-op, and paid positions.

All student staff with the Student Experience Office (paid positions and volunteers) must obtain and submit a police background check as part of our office hiring process.

Ravens Student Life Team Members Reflect on their First Jobs.

Current Opportunities

CU 1001 Orientation Leaders – Paid Position

The CU 1001 Orientation Leader role is a full time paid position starting May 15th -September 8th, 2023. CU 1001 Orientation Leaders play an integral role in the implementation of CU 1001 and CU 1001 Experience Day programs designed for new students and their parent(s) to learn more about Carleton University before beginning in September.

Applications are due February 27, 2023.  Apply today.

First Year Connections Peer Mentors – Paid Position

The First Year Connections (FYC) Peer Mentor Position is a part-time paid position for September and October, with training occurring during Summer 2023. Peer Mentors play a vital role in supporting first year students during their transition to university. Each peer mentor will be assigned roughly 5 mentees whom they are required to meet with weekly for the first six weeks of the academic year. Each week, Peer Mentors facilitate guided conversations that cover key themes and subjects that will support their mentees as they continue to navigate their transition to university.

Applications are due March 13, 2023.  Apply today.

Fall Orientation Volunteer

Fall Orientation volunteers play an integral part in the delivery of the 2023 Fall Orientation programming and will receive training to support them in their roles. Volunteers can expect to assist with hosting events and connecting with new students to welcome them to the Carleton community. Students like you are extremely important to the success of the Fall Orientation program and welcoming new students to the Carleton community. An assortment of roles are available including leadership and facilitator roles.

Applications for leadership roles are due March 17, 2023.  Sign up today.

Campus Activity Board Volunteer

The Campus Activity Board (CAB) is a student-led group that provides innovative and engaging programming to Carleton students. CAB is led by students who plan, promote, execute, and evaluate a diverse range of events and activities such as Epic Bingo, Paint Night, and much more. Volunteers can expect to assist in running these monthly events throughout the fall and winter terms.

Volunteer for the Campus Activity Board by signing up today.

Umoja Black Community Engagement Program Volunteer

The Umoja Team is responsible for planning and executing all student events in association with Umoja Black Engagement Program. Volunteer with Umoja by signing up today.

Recurring Opportunities

Check back throughout the calendar year as our office recruits for the following positions and programs, general timing provided but new opportunities are always being reviewed and added.

Program / Position Type Overview Period
Office Support Paid Working front desk support with a focus on administration tasks and welcoming guests as they arrive to the office. End of Summer

Positions take place throughout calendar year.

Fall Orientation – Orientation Coordinators Paid Overseeing the development and execution of Fall Orientation programming. Hiring – December;

Positions take place May – September.

First Year Connections Mentors Paid Connecting with first year students to provide guidance and support as they transition to University. Hiring – March;

Positions take place first 6 weeks of Fall term.

SOAR Student Leadership Conference Volunteers Volunteer Assisting with event execution. Hiring – December

Position takes place for one day during SOAR; end of January.

Graphics & Video Coordinator Paid Supporting with the development of graphics and videos to promote SEO programming. Hiring – January

Position takes place throughout Summer.

Social Media Content Creator Paid Attending SEO events to capture and create content for social media. Hiring – August

Position takes place for Fall and Winter Terms.

Other Employment Resources

Career Services – Carleton University’s centralized office supporting all students and alumni across the different disciplines and levels of study on their career paths.

Job Postings Portal – MySuccess is Career Services’ online resource portal that hosts Career Services’ event calendar and online job boards. Browse their online job boards to learn about and apply for on-campus, volunteer, part-time, full-time, summer, and internship opportunities. To access mySuccess, login via Carleton Central.

Work Study Program – A financial aid program funded by Carleton University. Students must apply to participate in the Work Study Program each year and be approved by the Awards Office before they can be hired.

ACT to Employ – Helps students with disabilities find paid experiential learning opportunities that align with their academic and career goals. ACT to Employ also supports students with disabilities in opportunities they have obtained independently (e.g. Co-op, Work Study, SaPP, iCUREUS, on-campus part-time jobs, external jobs, etc.).

Co-operative Education – Combines traditional, in-class education with hands-on experience. Co-op students alternate study terms at Carleton with four, eight, twelve or sixteen month work terms.

To stay up to date on volunteer and employment opportunities by following our Ravens Student Life team on Instagram and Twitter.