Ignite is the University of Windsor’s Work Study program and funds approximately 400 part-time jobs on campus for students demonstrating financial need related to basic living expenses and direct educational costs. Positions offer an opportunity for both financial benefits and skills development. The program is a partnership between Student Awards & Financial Aid and Career Development & Experiential Learning.
New in 2017-18!
UWindsor’s Work Study Program has been rebranded as Ignite and will be facilitated as an experiential learning opportunity. The changes made to the program aim to provide participants with expanded opportunities to build skills relevant to their career development. Notable enhancements to include:
- An updated job posting form and vetting process to feature learning outcomes and skills students can expect to develop in the role;
- An improved online application process using mySuccess;
- A mandatory professional development program so students arrive on the job better prepared;
- An employer toolkit to help supervisors develop experiential learning outcomes, integrate new hires and supervise them on an ongoing basis.
Attention Students: the application deadline for all students, undergraduate and graduate, is Friday, September 15!
Attention Employers: Job postings are currently being accepted on mySuccess and will be open until September 22nd.
Work Study Contacts
If you have any questions relating to the Work Study Program, please contact:
Ignite Program Coordinator
Career Development & Experiential Learning
Financial Aid Specialists
Student files with last names: A - Ga
Gillian Baxter - ext. 3301
Student files with last names: Gb - Ng
Sandra Stein - ext. 3303
Student files with last names: Nh - Z
Kathy Bedard - ext. 3301