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Career Connection

Career_Connection_logo.pngWelcome to Career Connection, KPU's online employment and volunteer posting system. Career Connection connects a database of more than 11,000 students and alumni with a network of over 1,800 employers and community organizations.

Career Connection offers:

  • Full-time/part-time jobs: New jobs are posted to the system every day. Employers can post for free
  • Co-operative education: Gain paid work experience within your field of study - Apply today
  • Volunteer opportunities: Boost your resumé with volunteer experience
  • On-campus student opportunities: Student assistant and Work Study positions are available year round - Learn more at kpu.ca/careers/work-study
  • Info sessions and workshops: Get a photo for LinkedIn, learn to write a professional resumé and more
  • Mock interviews: Practise with custom interviews built around KPU programs
  • Career advising: Book an appointment to discuss your career options (for help with course selection visit Advisor Connect)

View or Post Opportunities

To browse available opportunities or post one of your own, visit Career Connection.

Posting Policies

Full Time

  • At least 35 hours per week
  • Paid position
  • Permanent

Part Time

  • Less than 35 hours per week
  • Paid position
  • Flexible schedules
  • Permanent

Co-op (Full Time)

  • A minimum of 420 hours within a four-month term
  • Paid position
  • Provides the student with relevant work experience within one of KPU's eligible co-op programs

If you are unsure if your job qualifies as co-op, please contact co-op@kpu.ca

Co-op (Part Time)

  • A minimum of 420 hours within an eight-month term
  • Paid position
  • Provides the student with relevant work experience within one of KPU's eligible co-op programs

If you are unsure if your job qualifies as co-op, please contact co-op@kpu.ca

Apprenticeships

  • Required for certified trades
  • Typically assessed by number of hours completed

For a list of available programs at KPU, please visit kpu.ca/trades

Temporary

  • Short-term duration or contract
  • Paid position
  • Typically has an approximate end date

If you are looking for a practicum or intern student, we can connect you. Not all programs offer a practicum or internship opportunities. For more information, please contact co-op@kpu.ca

Volunteer

Available to non-profit organizations, recognized KPU student groups, and KPU departments/Faculties

  • No more than 15 hours per week, with the exception of special events
  • Emphasis on networking, learning, or skills development

Work Study (On Campus)

Available to KPU departments/Faculties only

  • No more than 15 hours per week
  • Position is partially funded by KPU Student Awards and Financial Assistance
  • Must be posted by KPU staff, faculty, or administration
  • Must include an approved BCGEU job description
  • Must clearly indicate the qualifications for a Work Study position

Student Assistant (On Campus)

Available to KPU departments/Faculties only

  • No more than 15 hours per week
  • Position is funded by the area posting the opportunity
  • Must be posted by KPU staff, faculty, or administration
  • Must include an approved BCGEU job description

Practicum

If you are looking for a practicum or intern student, we can connect you. Not all programs offer a practicum or internship opportunities. For more information, please contact co-op@kpu.ca

Unpaid Internships

KPU Career Services maintains an open employer recruitment practice that aligns with current national and provincial career centre practices, the B.C. Ministry of Labour's Employment Standards Act, and the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE) position on unpaid internships.

The Centre for Co-operative Education and Career Services does not knowingly post unpaid internships or other positions that are not in compliance with these standards.

KPU does not offer institutional verification for unpaid positions

Disclaimer: KPU Career Services does not endorse employment opportunities, labour practices, or services posted on Career Connection. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify the terms and conditions of employment with the employer.