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Youth and student employment

The Summer Student Program posting closes January 31, 2023.

We offer summer employment from May to the end of August to students attending college, university, technical or vocational trade schools.

Through our Summer Student Program, you’ll:

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Other information

To qualify for the Region of Peel Summer Student Program, you must be a full-time student enrolled in post-secondary program or entering full-time post-secondary studies in September 2023 and be legally eligible to work in Canada.

You may also need to meet other role-specific requirements such as:

  • A valid "G" Driver's licence in good standing
  • Administrative experience
  • Labour experience
  • CSA (Canadian Standards Association) approved work boots
  • TB Testing and/or Vulnerable Sector Screening

How to apply

  • Create a profile and apply for this job online
  • Be sure to respond to every question

After you’ve applied

  • Once you’ve successfully submitted your application, you’ll receive an email confirmation
  • You’ll receive future email notifications as hiring decisions are made. Since all correspondence will take place by email, be sure your email address is correct
  • Some messages may be flagged as spam, so frequently check your inbox and junk folder for emails from us
  • We can’t guarantee positions, but we’ll do our best to match you with a role you prefer

Timeline

These timelines are approximate.

  • Jan 31, 2023 - Posting expires
  • February 2023 - Screening and interviewing (returning students do not require an interview.)
  • March 2023 – Offers will be extended.  Offer packages will be sent out.
  • May 1, 2023 - First day of work
  • September 1, 2023 - Last day of work

Business support

In a business support role, your responsibilities may include:

  • customer service
  • financial or project co-ordination
  • data entry
  • records management
  • reception

Operational support

In an operational support role, your responsibilities may include:

  • customer service
  • landscaping
  • general cleaning and maintenance
  • painting

Some specialized positions in civil engineering, health, social services, and marketing and communications may also be available.

For more detailed information on the various teams and functions at the Region of Peel, refer to our department overview.

Corporate Services Department

Corporate Services provides support services to other regional departments and a few direct services to the public. Employment opportunities may be available within Human Resources, Marketing and Communications, Finance, Real Property Asset Management, Legal Services, Service Excellence and Innovation, and Culture & Inclusion.

Health Services Department

As a summer student in the Health Services Department, you’ll enjoy supporting various divisions such as Family Health, Paramedic Services, Long Term Care, or Public Health.

Human Services Department

Work in the Human Services Department supports divisions such as Early Years and Child Care, Housing Operations, Integrated Business Support, and Community Access.

Public Works Department

Public Works includes the Water, Transportation, Waste Management, Operations Support, and Fleet Services divisions. A portion of our opportunities in this department may include working outdoors.