To be approved, a Work Study project must:
- Be on the University campus, or in facilities owned, leased or rented by the University.
- Be flexible in order to accommodate students' academic schedules.
- Pay an hourly rate equivalent to or greater than the minimum wage under the current Collective Agreement.
- Not contravene any labour agreements.
- Have a Project Supervisor and a Payroll Person who will share responsibility for:
- Interviewing and hiring Work Study students.
- Liaising with the Scholarships and Student Aid Office.
- Completing Work Study documentation.
- Providing supervised employment in accordance with a pre-determined job description, which has been approved for Work Study.
- Ensuring that the student is placed on payroll and that bi-weekly payroll reports are submitted, covering the actual hours worked in a given pay period.
Pay and working conditions
IMPORTANT: Work Study employees fall under the “McGill Casual Employee” job category. It is the responsibility of the employer to adhere to the appropriate Collective Agreement governing a McGill Casual Employee, especially regarding the minimum rates of pay.
Please contact your Human Resources Advisor for more information.
Work term dates
Work term dates for the 2018–2019 academic year:
|Fall||September 2, 2018 to December 29, 2018|
|Winter||December 30, 2018 to April 27, 2019|
|Summer||April 28, 2019 to August 31, 2019|
All work study jobs (projects) must fall within these dates.
Applying to Work Study
If your project meets these requirements, you can submit a project application.
For all questions regarding the Work Study Program, please work.study [at] mcgill.ca (email the Work Study team).