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.
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 open until July 5, 2023. Sign up today.
Umoja Black Community Engagement Program Volunteer
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.|
|CU 1001 Orientation Leaders||Paid||Supporting with development of CU 1001 virtual orientation content and the hosting of in-person Experience Days.||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.