Summer Funding Sources Open for Applications

We’re now accepting postings for summer positions and will continue doing so into May. It’s the busiest season for student hiring, so be sure to get an early start.

Send us your posting to access UBC Arts Co-op students, who have been pre-screened through a competitive process for our program.

If you need some help with funding your student hire, the following programs are accepting applications early in 2022.

Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ)

CSJ provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and businesses with 50 or fewer employees to create job opportunities for youth.

Program Details  |  Deadline: January 25, 2022

Young Canada Works (YCW)

YCW funding has 2 summer job programs for arts, culture, heritage, and both official languages.

1) Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Deadline: January 21, 2022

2) Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
Deadline: February 3, 2022

Program Details

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS)

Access $12,000 to hire a university student to work on climate change mitigation and adaptation research, planning or implementation.

Employer eligibility: BC provincial, regional, and local governments, and BC-based non-governmental agencies, Indigenous communities, private companies and Crown corporations

Program Details  |  Deadline: January 17, 2022