What is the International Student Work Experience Program?
ISWEP is an on-campus work experience program for international students at the Waterloo and Brantford campuses.The goals of the International Student Work Experience Program (ISWEP) are to:
Am I Eligible to Apply?
To be considered for the ISWEP, students must fulfill the requirements listed below:
Meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee an on-campus position. Once you have been accepted into the program, you must apply to available job postings in Navigator and compete with other students. You must meet minimum job requirements, be interviewed and hired for a position. You may only accept one ISWEP position.
Demonstrating financial need is not a requirement.
What is the Compensation?
The rate of pay in 2014-15 was $11 per hour. The maximum number of hours for each student is 60 hours per term.
How can the Career Centre help me in preparing to apply for on-campus positions?
We want you to be prepared to make a great first impression and to demonstrate your skills and abilities. Here are some things you can do to get ready:
For further assistance, you can also meet with a career consultant. To book an appointment, login to Navigator or call 519.884.0710 x4495 (Waterloo) or 519.756.8228 x5726 (Brantford).
What is the ISWEP Approval Process?
What type of jobs will be available?
ISWEP job titles in the past included:
Access Services Assistant (Waterloo)
Advertising Assistant (Waterloo)
Ancillary Support Assistant (Waterloo)
Arts International Initiatives Researcher (Waterloo)
CaRDS Assistant - Copyright and Resource Delivery Services, Library (Waterloo)
Career Centre Assistant (Brantford)
Clerical Assistant (Waterloo)
Customer Service Associate, Academic Materials (Waterloo)
Director's Office Student Assistant (Brantford)
Diversity and Equity Liaison (Waterloo)
Front Desk Reception (Waterloo)
Global Engagement Programming Assistant (Waterloo)
ICT Support Student (Brantford and Waterloo)
International @home Assistant (Brantford)
ISWEP Student Co-ordinator (Waterloo)
Library Research Mentor for International Students (Waterloo)
MyHelpSpace Media Developer Assistant (Waterloo)
Office Assistant (Brantford)
Recruitment & Admissions Assistant (Brantford and Waterloo)
Research Project Assistant (Waterloo)
Student Administrative Assistant (Brantford and Waterloo)
Student Assistant, Writing Centre (Waterloo)
Student Service Desk Analyst (Waterloo)
Technical Support Assistant (Waterloo)
Web Designer (Waterloo)
If you have questions about the ISWEP program or application procedures, please contact: Jessie Eulenberg, Career Consultant (International Programs), Career Development Centre, firstname.lastname@example.org or 519.884.0710 x4207.