The Alberta Public Service provides opportunities for students to help them develop valuable workplace skills and build a career through employment with the Alberta Public Service.

Student opportunities

Ministries and departments offer employment opportunities that provide current students with the opportunity to:

  • learn about the Alberta Public Service
  • develop workplace skills
  • gain career-related experience

Students can gain experience in areas such as:

  • administrative support
  • research, policy
  • communications
  • finance
  • accounting
  • natural resources (forestry, conservation and environmental science)
  • information technology
  • human services
  • human resources
  • tourism
  • grounds keeping
  • maintenance
  • and more

Some examples of student employment opportunities include:

The Alberta Public Service also partners with academic institutions that have work experience and co-operative education programs to host placements for students providing them with the opportunity to gain career related experience.

Ambassador Program

The Alberta Public Service Ambassador Program promotes the Alberta Public Service to prospective employees through a network of Ambassadors. Ambassadors are Alberta Public Service employees who are passionate about their careers and have a desire to share this enthusiasm with others. Alberta Public Service Ambassadors volunteer to attend career events and provide information about:

  • Alberta Public Service careers
  • the benefits of working for the Alberta Public Service
  • how to apply and prepare for our job opportunities

Our Ambassadors build relationships with students, graduates, experienced professionals, educational institutions, and community groups through our participation in post-secondary career events and other community outreach activities.

If you have questions about the Ambassador Program, please contact us at goa.ambassadorprogra@gov.ab.ca.


You can contact us for technical assistance and questions about jobs with the Alberta Public Service. We will make every effort to respond promptly.

If you have already applied on a job posting and have questions about your application, you can contact the ministry or department Human Resources office referenced in the job posting.

Only those inquiries that include an email address will receive a response.

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The personal information that you provide on this form will be used for the purpose of contacting you to address your inquiry.

Your information is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

If you have any questions about the collection of your personal information, you can contact Talent Acquisition, Public Service Commission at JobBoard@gov.ab.ca.