Join our Student Experience Office

Are you looking for a 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

Summer Orientation Leaders

The Summer Orientation Leader role is a full-time paid position starting May 6, 2024 – September 6, 2024. Summer Orientation Leaders play an integral role in the implementation of the Summer Orientation program designed for new students and their parent(s) to learn more about Carleton University before beginning in September.

Applications open until February 26, 2024. Apply 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.

Campus Activity Board Volunteer Assisting with events. Recruitment takes place through September and October.
Summer Orientation Leaders Paid Supporting with development of Summer Orientation programming including presentations and campus tours. Hiring – March

Positions take place May – September.

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.