Summer Student Lottery Program
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Summer Student Lottery Program

The recruitment campaign for the 2019 Summer Student Lottery is now closed.

The information contained on this website is meant to assist students interested in applying for the City of Windsor Summer Student Lottery Program. It is subject to change pending various factors involved in the recruitment process, budget, etc.

The City of Windsor may hire a certain number of students, however there is no guarantee that any given number will always be hired during the Summer Student Lottery Program.

Learn more in our introductory "Summer Student Work" video on YouTube:

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The following outlines our anticipated process and the order in which we will complete the lottery. Note that we have anticipated dates for each stage, providing students with a frame of reference on the anticipated recruitment. The City of Windsor's recruitment process is subject to change.

​Step ​Description ​Date(s) of Reference
​1 ​Advertisement (Windsor Star/

​Monday, November 26, 2018 -

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Windsor Star

​2 ​Application available online: Student Lottery Application ​Monday, November 26, 2018 to Friday January 11, 2019
​3 ​Application review ​Monday, January 14, 2019 to Thursday, January 17, 2019
​4 ​Run student lottery ​Monday, January 14, 2019 to Tuesday J, 2019
​5 ​Post student lottery results to ​Wednesday, January 16, 2019 to Friday, January 18, 2019
​6 ​Email applicants their lottery ranking number ​Wednesday, January 16, 2019 to Friday, January 18, 2019
​7 ​Offer employment ​Wednesday, February 6, 2019 to Friday, February 8, 2019
​8 ​Processing of those students offered employment ​To Be Determined
​9 ​Hire Date ​Various dates throughout the month of April 2019/May 2019

Step 1 - Advertisement

The City of Windsor will advertise in The Windsor Star and on the City of Windsor website for the application availability period.

Step 2 - Application available online

In order to apply for Summer Student Lottery Program, applications will only be accepted online for the period of application availability as indicated in the table above.  No late applications will be accepted.

Step 3 - Application review

 All applications will be reviewed to ensure the eligibility requirements are met and all data is complete on the application in order to be placed in the lottery. 

Step 4 - Run lottery

The lottery system is a secured computer program that randomly draws applications for order of consideration for employment.

Step 5 - Post lottery results

Lottery results will be posted to the Summer Student Lottery Program Results page as they become available.

Step 6 - Email applicants

Time permitting, it is anticipated that each applicant will be emailed their lottery number.

Step 7 - Offer Employment

Those students who will be offered a position will be contacted via email or phone and provided further direction of what information will be required to complete and attain in order to work for the City of Windsor. Please review the City of Windsor Student Lottery FAQ page for more information.

Step 8 - Processing of students

The processing involves an in-person meeting with each student individually where the student will be required to bring in all their necessary documentation along with signing any necessary paperwork. For more information on the paperwork that will be required, please review the City of Windsor Student Lottery FAQ page.

Step 9 - Hire Date

Hire dates for each student will vary based on need of departments and availability. Students will be communicated their date of hire in their offer of employment letter.

For further information on the Summer Student Lottery, please visit the City of Windsor Student Lottery FAQ page.

For general information, contact 311.  

For detailed inquiries, contact:
Human Resources Department
400 City Hall Square East, Suite 408
Windsor, Ontario N9A 7K6
Phone: (519) 255-6515
Fax: (519) 255-6504
TTY: (519) 255-6685