Student Employment in Canada

Find a Job

Getting a Job


All degree-seeking, Northeastern University Canada campus students.

Job Types

Part-Time On-Campus which does not require work-study

For international students who want to find an off-campus job, please refer to the document.

Start Job Search

1. Go to Workday

2. Click on the Menu in the top left corner

3. Click on the Jobs and Career Hub in the menu

4. Click on the Student Employment tab

5. Click on On Campus, Non Work-Study Jobs

6. Apply for available positions

7. Review the history of job positions and hiring to get a better understanding of employment needs

Learn more about Workday

Resume & Job Searching Guidance

For assistance with creating a resume or other guidance with applying for jobs, contact Northeastern Employer Engagement & Career Design.

Pre-Hire Paperwork

Once you receive a job offer from an approved employer, you must complete the following forms and submit them to before you begin working.


Pay Type
Maximum Hours
20 Hours Per Week (40 hours during official university break)
Hourly Wage
Depending on experience and position, there are 5 levels of payment. From the state minimum wage (Ontario: 16.55, British Columbia: 16.75) to $42 CAD. Please refer to the file for more details.
Pay Range
Student employees must be compensated for their work under the Canada pay range descriptions.

Tax Information

Submit TD1

The TD1 Personal Tax Credits Return form indicates how much in taxes will be withheld from your paycheck. Submit the completed form to

Access Your T4 Slip

T4 is the Statement of Remuneration Paid slip from your employer. To access your T4 slip for the past calendar year you can register ADP Canada TeamPay by the instruction. If you don’t have an ADP account, your form will be mailed to you.

For questions regarding, ADP please call ADP at 1-866-734-0954 and select Option 1 for employee. You may need to provide the employee number. It includes your NUID and company code.

  • For employees paid semi-monthly on the Toronto and Vancouver campuses, the company code is T2B0.

  • For employees paid weekly on the Toronto and Vancouver campuses, the company code is 85GR.

On The Job


  • Show up on time. If you are going to be late, contact your supervisor to let them know.

  • If you need to request time off or a change to your schedule, speak to your supervisor as soon as possible.

  • If you need to quit your job, let your supervisor know as soon as possible. You should give your supervisor at least two weeks’ notice before your last day.

  • Ask your supervisor to know what work needs to be done. If you have ideas about how to improve a process, share them!

Your Rights

Student Work Hours

  • Students may not work more than 20 hours per week while classes are in session. During university break periods, students may work up to 40 hours per week. Read more...
  • Student workers may not work during their scheduled class times.
  • Massachusetts state law requires that an unpaid break of at least 30 minutes be taken after six consecutive hours of work.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The university is committed to providing a living, learning, and working environment free of discrimination and harassment. This policy applies to all members of the university community when acting on behalf of the university, whether on or off campus, as well as to contractors, parents, and visitors when they are on university property.

Reasonable Accommodation

Northeastern University (the university) recognizes that individuals may be entitled to reasonable accommodation in respect of a legally protected characteristic to participate in employment.


Pregnancy & Pregnancy-Related Conditions

The university recognizes that employees who are pregnant or have a condition related to pregnancy may need a reasonable accommodation to have equally effective opportunities to participate in employment.

Report a Concern

If you have a concern related to your workplace, you can request to speak with a staff member to discuss your reporting options.


Or you can access the following resources directly

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for jobs?

Go to Workday → Menu → Jobs and Career Hub → Student Employment → Click on the on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

Why is my application automatically rejected?

Students may be rejected from a job if they are not qualified, or if another candidate is more suitable for the position. Hiring managers make the final hiring decision.

If you believe your applications are being rejected in error, please contact us.

When can new students apply for jobs?

Incoming students will be given access to Workday on August 16.

How can I view my paystubs?

To view your paystub history, please log in to ADP Canada TeamPay, following these instructions. The registration credentials should have been emailed to your student account prior to or on your first day.

To access paystub history prior to this year, please navigate to Student Hub → Resources → Financial Services → Student Employee Self Service, and search “Pay Slips”.

Why am I unable to submit a timesheet?
Students are paid on a bi-weekly pay schedule. Every pay week, the timesheet will be temporarily locked for processing payroll. If you have trouble entering time, please try again on Friday. Make sure you enter your hours by 10 AM Sunday morning every week so you can get paid on time.
Can I keep my part-time job while going on Co-op?

If your Co-op position is on-campus, please make sure you receive approval from your Co-op advisor regarding any possible program restrictions, communicate closely with both your Co-op supervisor and part-time supervisor, and make sure they are aware of your other on-campus positions and hours entered. There will be overtime charges if your total hours (Co-op + part-time) exceed 40.