Student Employment


Trent Work Study Program

Each year hundreds of Trent University students are hired into a wide variety of roles around campus. These positions provide students with experiential learning and skill development opportunities as well as income to assist with their educational investment. Many of these positions are funded through the Trent Work Study Program (TWSP), which helps fund employment opportunities for full-time domestic students who are in receipt of financial assistance.

To view all available job postings, log into the student portal at and visit the student job board.

Student Eligibility for Trent Work Study Program

Students that meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for positions funded through the Trent Work Study Program:

  • Full-time (as defined by OSAP)

    • 60% of a full course load (at least 1.5 credits per term)

    • 40% of a full course load for students with a permanent disability (at least 1.0 credit per term)

  • In receipt of OSAP, other provincial or territorial funding, or First Nations Band Funding

Students are responsible for presenting their eligibility confirmation email to their employer to confirm that they are eligible for TWSP funded positions.

On the first day of classes in each term (Fall and Winter) students that meet the eligibility requirements will be sent an eligibility confirmation email to their Trent University email address ( If you have not received your eligibility confirmation by the second day of classes you can contact to inquire about TWSP eligibility.

Students must have their eligibility confirmed for each term that they are employed in a TWSP funded position.

Information for Employers

Information about TWSP for employers can be found on our employer FAQ page at

International Student Positions 

A limited number of jobs are available to international students who are studying at Trent. Please contact the Trent International Office or the Career Centre.