You will find plenty of opportunities for employment at Mount Allison. More than 700 students work at the University both during the academic year and through the summer months.

You will find that many of your classmates will hold employment while at university as it is another piece of the puzzle towards funding your education.

On-campus jobs
Mount Allison student ambassador giving a campus tour.
Many academic and administrative departments hire students both throughout the academic year and during the summer. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience while keeping academics a top priority.

Build your skills as well as your resumé with jobs like:

  • Lab/research assistant
  • Office intern
  • Dining services
  • Teaching assistant
  • Note taker
  • Environmental auditor
  • Residence assistant
  • Student ambassador
  • Library
  • Computing services technician
  • Bar services
  • Athletic Centre/fitness centre
  • Academic mentor

Many of these positions are listed internally for students and through Career Services.

MtA internships
Art Conservation Lab InternshipMount Allison internships are more than just another summer job.

The Summer Internship Program is administered by the Experiential Learning and Career Development Office. Their mandate is to support students as they develop and apply for paid, real world, hands-on experiences that will enhance their skills and help them find a career post-graduation.

Interns are placed in a variety of public organizations in the Maritimes, across Canada, and around the world. There are a wide variety of internships to pursue for students from every discipline.  

Find out more about internships  

There are also many opportunities to conduct your own research, supported by independent summer research grants, or to work alongside your professors as lab or research assistants.

For more great opportunities in research, internships, and community partnerships, see experiential learning.

Off-campus jobs
Sackville and surrounding communities also provide employment opportunities over the summer and through the year. 

Here are few examples of unique student employment: