Experience leads to a bright future.
WORK WHILE YOU LEARN
Gain practical work experience while you are studying. It can be challenging to work while attending post-secondary, so Langara offers a variety of opportunities that fit within your schedule to help you manage your finances. And we appreciate the help! There may also be opportunities to find work related to your chosen field of study leading to work experience for your resumé.
Earn money while taking courses.
There are paid employment opportunities.
Students who demonstrate financial need can work for the College with our Student Work Assistance Program (SWAP). There are jobs available in various capacities throughout the year. The Work on Campus Program (WOC) allows students to be employed as peer tutors or perform basic research at Langara. Visit the Financial Aid website for more info.
Take a co-operative education term.
Co-op employers offer virtual positions.
Co-operative education terms are available for domestic and international students in accounting, bioinformatics, business management, computer science, and marketing management programs. Our co-op employers are providing remote, work from home, or in office roles for students – conducting research projects or participating with virtual company teams. Apply in your first year to get a head start on your career. Visit the Co-op & Career Development Centre website for more info.
Open textbooks are available at the Library for students for free to retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute.
Top skills for the future workforce include complex problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, and people management.