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Work Study Opportunities

The following positions are available through Western University’s Work Study program.  You must be pre-approved for hours before applying.

Work study details: It may take up to 4 weeks to be accessed for work study. You will be notified by Western through your email. Jobs are posted on CareerCentral job listings.

Summer Camp Counselors: Work Study


Summer Camp Counselors deliver interactive themed based programming to children ages 5-9. Themes are related to the broader theme of First Nations, Ontario, and Canadian history, and archaeology.  For more information, please refer to the Summer Camp Counselor Work Study 2017.  Please email your resume and cover letter to Katie Urban – Learning Coordinator.

Education Assistants:  Work Study

Working in a variety of areas, the Education Assistant will be responsible for delivering education programs and leading workshops for school, day camp and tour groups, as well as interpreting the Museum for visitors. The position also offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in educational program development.  For more information, please refer to the Education_Assistant_WorkStudy 2017 posting.  Please email your resume and cover letter to Katie Urban – Learning Coordinator.

Gallery and Gift Shop Assistants: Work Study

Working throughout the week (weekdays and weekend shifts available) students will oversee the Museum of Ontario Archaeology’s public gallery and gift shop. The candidate will greet and interact with visitors to the Museum, provide them with information on the Museum and starting them on a self-guided tour. Processing admissions and gift shop purchases through a cash register system, inventory management, as well as other daily duties are involved.  For more information, please refer to the Gift_Shop_Assistant_Work Study posting.  Please email your resume and cover letter to Cindy Barrett – Administrative Officer.

Curatorial Assistant: Work Study

Working mainly in collections, the Curatorial Assistant will be working with Pastperfect Museum Software to digitize museum archaeological donations. The candidate will be working with archaeological materials therefore a student in anthropology/archaeology or a related subject is ideal. For more information, please check Curatorial Assistant WorkStudy 2017. Please email your resume and cover letter to Nicole Aszalos – Curator