Career services

Off-Campus Work

The Career Centre provides on-line postings of part-time jobs and career postings. They host a Career Fair each spring to allow students to meet corporate recruiters.

See VIU Career Services

International Students

While studying at Vancouver Island University, international academic students on study permits are eligible to work off-campus for up to 20 hours a week while studying.  These students are also eligible to work full-time during scheduled breaks including the 4 month summer vacation and 3 week winter vacation. This provides MBA/MScIB students with a valuable opportunity to gain Canadian work experience while studying.

Information for both students and employers can be found at LearnLiveBC: Work during your studies

Learn more about Getting a Student Work Permit

After Graduation

International MBA/MScIB graduates from VIU are eligible to work in Canada for 14 months to 3 years. The MBA internship will provide students with important Canadian work experience to support their longer term work prospects world wide.