Student Employment Opportunities
Need Extra Cash?
Various employment opportunities exist for students living at Maquinna Residence. These positions allow you not only to earn extra money, but also to get more involved in residence life, meet other residents, and take a break from studying.
The positions listed below are typical of those available in residence each year. For more information, pick-up a job description for the position you are interested in when you check-in. Applications will be available during the first week of September.
Residence Life Assistants (RLA) (up to 5 hrs/week)
Work closely with the Residence Advisors to plan, promote and run residence-wide events and activities as well as assist RAs with house events. The RLA group also plans, promotes and runs several events and activities each year including movie nights, and seasonal events such as pumpkin carving contests, Christmas events and more.
Residence Maintenance Assistant (up to 7 hrs/week – 1 position)
Assists Residence Facilities Coordinator with building maintenance, room set-ups as well as helping to keep the grounds neat and attractive by picking up garbage, watering plants and grass, removing snow and ice and other tasks as required.
Residence Computer Network Proctor (hours vary – 1 position, as required basis)
Assists residents in connecting to BCIT’s internet service and troubleshoots connectivity problems as required.