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The APS is looking for motivated, energetic and self-starting summer students who are interested in developing valuable workplace skills and building a career through employment with the Alberta Public Service.
In a supportive and supervised environment, you will gain practical experience in important aspects of work for a variety of program, policy, or corporate teams.
Students are offered wage employment by a ministry or department with the opportunity to:
- learn about the Alberta Public Service
- develop workplace skills
- gain career-related experience
Summer students are typically hired for a period of 2 to 4 months and provide assistance or support to various types of work. Opportunities typically begin in May and end in August.
To be eligible for student summer employment, individuals must be:
- legally entitled to work in Canada
- enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution
- returning to academic studies in September
How to apply
Step 1. Create a profile
Step 2. Apply on the jobs board
Apply for Summer Student Opportunities on the jobs board.
Step 3. Answer pre-application questions
Prior to submitting your resume, you will need to answer pre-application questions. The answers create a candidate profile which will help hiring managers search for matches for the summer opportunities available in their ministries.
Step 4. Submit your resume
Submit your resume and cover letter with the following information:
- identify in your cover letter what type of work experience you are looking to gain
- a summary of your relevant work history
The Applying and Interviewing on Alberta Government Jobs: Tips and Resources (PDF, 1.5 MB) document can help with writing a cover letter and resume for student employment opportunities.
You can contact us for:
- technical assistance
- questions about jobs with the Alberta Public Service
- questions about your application
Email: [email protected]
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