very rewarding when students see the light of what they are doing
Temporary full time instructor (Current Employee) – Cloverdale campus Surrey BC – 11 May 2017
10 minutes minimum in classroom then on to shop floor for practical experience. the day goes fast giving advice and doing demos of welds. evaluating welds for acceptance and progress in training. the hardest part of the job is having to watch what you are doing and to explain what students should be seeing as it should all be muscle memory and you should not have to think about what you are doing
Student Assistant (Former Employee) – Surrey, BC – 4 April 2017
It was a temporary position with few hours a week and the pay is not minimum. The position is good on the resume. My supervisor was super nice and supportive. There was sufficient training and support.
International Support Assistant (Former Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 18 March 2017
I worked at KPU for a period of about 2 years as an International Support Assistant, being part of the International Admissions and Recruitment Team. We used BANNER System as our main tool and kept track of a series of procedures concerning prospective and applying students.
Welding Instructor/Inspector (Former Employee) – BC – 9 February 2017
It was nice working for this University and teaching all different classes in the welding program for the BC government as well as acting as an inspector for CWB and examining welders. I met a lot of people and was able to help students trough my contact to obtain jobs in the different companies where I had developed a relationship .
Library Assistant (Former Employee) – Surrey, BC – 1 September 2016
1. I learned alot about planning and organizing as I worked as a library assistant 2. I got to work privately, but monitored by the manager 3. I got to help mini projects for the manager 4. I got to enjoy working privately and set schedule for each shifts
Student Assistant (Former Employee) – Surrey, BC – 25 May 2016
Working at Kwantlen Polytechnic University has been both flexible and positive overall. As a Student Assistant I maintained the space in the Aboriginal Gathering Place as a receptionist, and a lot of the day was just basic clerical duties, maintaining the space and working with the coordinator. Events would happen and a lot of students would use the space to study. This was really not too difficult to handle, and the scheduling was always incredibly flexible.
Volunteer (Current Employee) – Richmond, BC – 24 May 2015
Since I am is a volunteer at school, I don't have a typical day at work. When events are hold, I will cheak my schedule. If I'm free, I go to help. My co-workers are very nice. Sometimes the Volunteer Program has something outings for volunteers and we like the outings. I love to be a volunteer because I can meet many friends and I have more chances to enhance myself. In the Volunteer Program, there are many different jobs, such as food service attendant, poster promoter and etc.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a very good employer and provide good training to new hires.
Auxiliary Bookstore Associate (Current Employee) – Surrey, BC – 17 February 2015
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a very good employer. It's reputation as a very competitive university extends to them being an employer. They ensure that new hires are provided with good training and are given enough information before starting. They offer good salary and the routine is easy to get used to.
Kwantlen is a College that provides many courses that help people get the education they need for the job they desire
Preschool Assistant and Childcare (Former Employee) – Surrey, BC – 25 November 2013
Kwantlen provides many courses. People come to Kwantlen to take many different courses that will help prepare them for the job they want to take. They also have a program for people with disabilities called The Access Program for People with Disabilities. The program is provided to teach them different job skills and has Work Experience for hands on work.
You learn different job skills, you may get hired for work
Not everyone gets hired for work, you graduate when you get A job, even it's a job that you won't be able to keep
Student Assistant (Current Employee) – Surrey, BC – 25 October 2012
Sitting with students while they right an exam. I get the opportunity to proctor the students as they write their exams. When required I verbally read out the exam for those who cannot read it. I also can scribe for students who have difficulty writing.