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Students' Summer Work Opportunities 2018

Note: Applications are now closed.

The provision of summer work opportunities for full-time degree-level students (Level 5 and Level 6), including final year students, is this year being facilitated by the Students' Maintenance Grants’ Board within the Ministry for Education and Employment in collaboration with Jobsplus. 
Who may apply
Degree-level (Level 5 and Level 6) students, including final year students, are welcome to apply online.
This scheme does not apply for students following a compulsory placement during the Summer period as part of their course of studies.
Online Application
Detailed information about the online application can be found by following this link: and clicking on the link referring to this scheme.
Students interested to apply, should submit the online application at and attach the scans of both sides of their Identity Card.   Failure to submit the requested information properly, including the requested scans, may disqualify students from the scheme.
Applications will open on Thursday 24th May 2018 at noon.
Closing date for applications is Friday 15th June 2018 at noon.
Work Phases
Students should indicate their preference between the first and second phase. The number of working hours per week, working time modalities, and recruitment procedures may vary according to the employers.  Students who have their workphase extended upon request from the employer and after approval of the SMGB need to have another Jobsplus Engagement and Termination Form filled in to cover the additional period of workphase.
Phase 1
16th July 2018 – 10th August 2018
Phase 2
20th August 2017 – 14th September 2018
Remuneration and Entitlement
Remuneration for this work is pegged at an hourly rate of €6.33 in line with scale 16 pay of the Public Service.
Vacation Leave       
7 hours
Bonus and Income Supplement 
Sick Leave    
2 days on full pay
2 days on half pay
Students are to ensure that once assigned with an employer, their employment is registered with Jobsplus via the Engagement Form as per Legal Notice 110/1993.  The Jobsplus Termination Form must be submitted at the end of the summer work.
Failure to register a Commencement or a Termination of a job may result in incorrect data being shown on the Jobsplus Employment History.
Students’ Organisations and Work with Voluntary Organisations
The Students’ Maintenance Grants’ Board welcomes applications from students who wish to work for Students’ Organisations in Educational Institutions or who want to do voluntary work during Summer.
Students’ Organisations have to be registered with the Students’ Maintenance Grants’ Board as per Registration of Work Provision by Employers (MEDE Circular 18/2018).  Projects need to be approved by the Students’ Maintenance Grants Board as stipulated in the MEDE Circular for Summer Work Opportunities.
Students who wish to work with a registered Voluntary Organisations will receive a stipend rate.
Other Notes:
a.  Please note that students receive the bonus and any other benefits such as vacation leave, sick-leave (against presentation of medical certificate) and income supplement on a pro rata basis.
b. Vacation leave which is not availed of till the end of each work phase is non-refundable.
c.  Non-EU students must check with Jobsplus whether they require a valid permit enabling them to work in Malta.
d.  This application form is specifically for the Summer Work Opportunities Campaign and will not be considered for any other scheme.
For further details kindly contact:
Mr Herbert Penza  / Ms Anna Grech / Ms Antoinette Micallef / Ms Elaine Bonnici
Tel: 2598 2319  / 2325  /  2326 / 2330