Human Resources » Hiring Procedures for Tomlinson Interns

Human Resources » Hiring Procedures for Tomlinson Interns

Short-term Hiring Procedures for Tomlinson Interns

Once your internship has been approved by Students Affairs, please complete the following procedures:

A. Posting & Selection of new Tomlinson Intern, handled at departmental level:

  • Advertise the internship through the Career and Employment office. Postings must be submitted using the online form by the end of August: submit a job posting.
  • During interview: validate the eligibility of the candidate to work in Canada (if candidate is not citizen or permanent resident of Canada, validate if he or she holds a study or work permit).
  • Once hired: validate if candidate already has a Social Insurance Number (SIN) Certificate.
    • The validation must be done prior to employment offer signature, as it is a condition of employment.
    • Refer person to HR for presentation of permit and SIN letter, before hiring, or
    • Refer person to HR for more information on how to get SIN from Canadian government.

B. Complete and sign short-term hiring contract:

Find document on MYBU/Document Center/Human Resources.

  • Contracts must fall within the academic year (from September to April).
  • If needed, include employee special set-up: BU access to computer network or keys (should be detailed under ‘Conditions of employment’).
  • Forward contract to the respective Manager or Academic Dean for signature.
  • The student must also sign the contract and obtain a copy of the contract.
  • Forward signed original to Human Resources for processing.

C. Give candidate a copy of signed contract and “ABOUT YOU” form, and other required forms.

Find all documents on MYBU/Document Center/Human Resources.

  • The candidate must complete and sign the “ABOUT YOU” form.
  • The candidate must provide copy of a void check or direct deposit form, income tax forms and confidentiality agreement, unless already done so.
  • The candidate is responsible to provide all required document(s) to HR, who will forward to Payroll once the employee’s file is complete.

D. Important Payroll Information:

  • Part-time pay is processed by-weekly. A minimum of five (5) business days is required to set-up employment status for any new hires, from the time all required documents are received at the Human Resources office.
  • A time-sheet must be completed and submitted to Payroll every 2 weeks, before Monday at 10:00 a.m. of the part-time pay week.

For any questions about this procedure, please contact HR directly:

Human Resources

Human Resources Contact: Catherine Hogue Phone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2595 Website:

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