Student Job Opportunities

Student job opportunities at Lakeland vary throughout the year. 

For example, during the school year recreation positions are available on campus. Lifeguard positions are available at the Vermilion pool year-round.

Summer sees a variety of jobs available in residence, on the farm, in applied research and in many of the business units such as finance and information technology.

Those internal job postings are in the drop downs below.

Note: Our Student Employment Centre posts jobs ranging from summer to permanent positions. These jobs are external to Lakeland College. 

Applying for a Job

When you apply, please:
  • quote the competition number
  • send your current résumé
  • include the names and contact information of 3 references
Send to human resources through the mail, by emailing or by faxing.
  • mailing address: Lakeland College 5707 College Drive Vermilion AB T9X 1K5
  • email hr@lakelandcollege.ca (MS Word or .pdf format only)
  • fax to: 780 853 8702

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. You'll only be contacted if selected for an interview.
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Summer Student Positions - Vermilion Campus
Lakeland College has the following Student appointments available. Dates of employment will be during the period May 1 - August 24, 2018, and the hours of work will be 36.25 hours per week, unless otherwise indicated. The salary range is $13.60 per hour plus 11.2% holiday and vacation pay.

  Residence Office Assistant   Competition No:18-STU-004

Duties include general office work, answering phones, filing, promotions of the residence, cashiering, checking in/out conference groups and customer service. The successful candidate should have some office and accounting experience.

  Alumni Student Assistant   Competition No:18-STU-005
Duties include assisting with coordinating Alumni events, production and distribution of event invitations, event mailing, and the integration of social media to engage alumni with Lakeland College activities.

  Student Field Technician - 40 hours per week   Competition No:18-STU-006
Duties include contract clean-up, hose testing, assisting with personal protective equipment, coverall cleaning, help with apparatus and prep maintenance, and general assistance to field technicians.

  Print/Mail Summer Assistant   Competition No:18-STU-007
Duties include assisting in the day to day operation of the print shop, sorting and distributing mail, and receiving courier deliveries.

  Student Painter/ Maintenance Worker (4 appointments) - 40 hours per week   Competition No:18-STU-008
Duties include repairing walls, exterior and interior painting, staining decks, moving furniture, and general maintenance assistance. The successful candidates should have some painting experience and be able to do heavy lifting.

  Residence Student Caretaker (10 appointments) - 40 hours per week   Competition No:18-STU-009
Duties include washing walls, steam cleaning carpets, waxing floors, cleaning appliances, washing windows and making beds. The successful candidates should have some caretaking experience and be able to do heavy lifting.

  Student Computer Technician  Competition No: 18-STU-010
Duties include assisting IT staff troubleshooting computer hardware and software, imaging and configuration of computers for staff, set up and maintenance of computer labs and class rooms.
 
 Human Resources Summer Assistant   Competition No:18-STU-011
Duties include assisting with full cycle recruitment for teaching and non-teaching roles, providing required administrative support for HR Assistants, review/revise identified HR policy and procedures, research and report on potential changes to legislation, assist with digitizing employment files, audit current training materials for professional development, developing new on-boarding practices, and direct HR related general inquires to proper team members. Assist with Safety & Environment.

  Grounds Summer Student (5 appointments) - 40 hours per week   Competition No:18-STU-012
Duties include upkeep and maintenance of College grounds including mowing of lawns, thatching, fertilizing, weeding, care of flowerbeds, and watering of trees, shrubs, and lawns. The successful candidates should be dependable and physically capable of manual labour.

  Farm Summer Student (3 appointments) - 40 hours per week   Competition No:18-STU-013
Duties include assisting with farm units, feeding of livestock, machinery and equipment operation, and minor equipment and facility maintenance.

  Financial Services Summer Student   Competition No:18-STU-014
Duties include entering journal entries and accounts payable, special projects, year end duties, filing and vacation coverage.

  Bookstore Summer Clerk  Competition No: 18-STU-015
Duties include assisting with inventory, price and stock new items, operate point of sale, provide customer service.

  Marketing & Recruitment Assistant   Competition No:18-STU-016
Duties include campus tours to prospective students, add content to Lakeland’s website and social media channels, format email blasts, develop content for the communications sequence, and coordinate the collection of testimonials. You’ll also take the lead in developing a float for entry into local parades. You’ll develop your communication skills as you work with staff and student at Lakeland College. If you’re interested in a career in marketing, this is a job for you!

All Competitions are Subject to Funding and Eligibility Guidelines
 
Competitions will remain open until suitable candidates are found.
Summer Student Positions - Lloydminster Campus
Lakeland College has the following Student appointments available. Dates of employment will be during the period May 1 - August 24, 2018, and the hours of work will be 36.25 hours per week, unless otherwise indicated. The salary range is $13.60 per hour plus 11.2% holiday and vacation pay.

  Grounds Summer Student (3 appointments) - 40 hours per week   Competition No: 18-STU-017
Duties include upkeep and maintenance of College grounds including mowing of lawns, thatching, fertilizing, weeding, care of flowerbeds, and watering of trees, shrubs, and lawns. The successful candidates should be dependable and physically capable of manual labour.
 
 Residence Student Caretaker (5 appointments) - 40 hours per week   Competition No: 18-STU-018
Duties include washing walls, steam cleaning carpets, waxing floors, cleaning appliances, washing windows and making beds. The successful candidates should have some caretaking experience and be able to do heavy lifting.
 
 Energy Summer Student (July 3 - August 10, 2018)   Competition No: 18-STU-019
Duties include performing a variety of administrative and clerical tasks, including reception duties, scanning and record keeping, assisting in daily office needs and preparing student files for upcoming school term. Previous experience is not required.

All Competitions are Subject to Funding and Eligibility Guidelines

Competitions will remain open until suitable applicants are found.













What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.