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Co-Curricular Opportunities

Co-curricular opportunities abound at Queen’s – there are so many ways to get involved in campus life outside of the classroom! students at career fair

What’s in it for me?

  • Get valuable experience and skills to build your resume and grad school applications
  • Explore your passions and test drive possible careers
  • Expand your network of friends and professional contacts
  • Give something back to the Queen’s & Kingston community and feel good about it!
  • Have fun!

How do I get involved?

  1. Think about what you want and can offer. How much time can you afford? What skills do you want to develop? For help with this check out the list of learning outcomes (.pdf, 188 kB) used in the directory.
  2. Search the Co-Curricular Opportunities Directory (CCOD).  Here you’ll be able to search through all kinds of different extracurricular activities and other ways to get involved on campus in one convenient place.
  3. Follow any instructions provided in the position descriptions, paying attention to a hiring schedule if mentioned. For more information, get in contact with the opportunity providers using the contact information provided, or check out their website. Be prepared to submit a resume and cover letter and/or do an interview (Career Services can help you prepare for this).
  4. To identify more opportunities search the job postings in MyCareer – especially the Work Study and SWEP positions. 
  5. Beyond that – network! Talk to people about other opportunities – ask friends, profs, and colleagues.

DISCLAIMER: Please be advised that you are responsible for using your own judgment in assessing any opportunities listed in the CCOD. Although we cannot guarantee each opportunity that appears in the directory, we will respond to any concerns raised in trying to ensure the best possible experience for all users.

How do I advertise a new position in the directory?

Got an on-campus or campus-affiliated extracurricular activity you want advertised? If the position meets these basic inclusion criteria, we’ll advertise it for free:

  1. Not required for academic credit (ie. NOT a practicum, internship, lab, tutorial, class work).
  2. Provides meaningful learning and skill development (based on learning outcomes).
  3. Affiliated with queen’s and accountable to Queen’s University member (student, staff, or faculty).
  4. Not a SWEP or Work Study position – these should be listed through Career Services job posting services

Click here to submit a position. If you have any questions about the CCOD please contact us at ccod@queensu.ca.