Work Learn Winter 2015 Call for Proposals / Mid-Point Evaluation / Site Visits
Winter 2015 Call for Proposals
As the summer session is well underway, you may have begun to consider the possibility of hiring a student for the winter to work in your lab, unit, or department. Working on campus is an excellent way for students to gain professional skills and experience, apply their knowledge in a practical setting and develop strong connections within the UBC community. Your commitment to hiring students helps them to achieve these outcomes while simultaneously allowing them to contribute to the work of your unit or department.
Read what employers had to say about the impact Work Learn students had in their workplaces.
With this in mind, we would like to announce the opening of proposals for the Work Learn Programfor Winter 2015 (September 1, 2015 – April 30, 2016).Proposals will be accepted starting today, June 8 until June 26, 2015. We encourage you to submit a proposal for a student position and read through our Submission Guide to help with the development of your proposal.
The deadline for proposals for winter positions is Friday, June 26, 2015 at 11:59pm.
Mid-Point Performance Evaluation
A performance evaluation plays an important role in a student’s personal growth and career development. It can help point out where a student is excelling, identify areas needing improvement, and gives you a chance to discuss work priorities and set goals for the remainder of the term. Continue to encourage your student to reflect on how this experience is helping them achieve their own personal learning goals and together, find opportunities to make this experience more meaningful and applicable to their future career.
Use or adapt the Mid-Point Performance Evaluation tool (non-lab position / lab position) as you see fit for your student worker and your personal management style to guide your conversation. Visit UBC HR’s website for tips on providing feedback and conducting successful performance reviews.
Summer 2015 Work Learn highlights
863 students placed, 675 are undergraduates
Students hired are mainly in Arts (309 total, 36%) and Science (210 total, 24%)
35% are research oriented positions
Average wage is $16.39/hr
CareersOnline Training Sessions
Learn to create a new employer account, submit a proposal (post a job), and manage your applications.
Training sessions are available:
Tuesday, June 16 11:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday, June 18 11:30am – 12:30pm
Monday, June 22 1:00pm – 2:00pm
All training sessions will be held in Brock Hall (1874 East Mall).
Work Learn program staff will be conducting site visits in July and is a chance for us to meet with you and your student(s) to hear about your experiences and review how learning outcomes are achieved in your students’ roles. We will contact you directly in the coming weeks to schedule a visit.