Working at McGill

Year after year, McGill consistently ranks among the best universities in the world, thanks in no small part to the 3,500 dedicated and talented employees—from grounds keepers to lab technicians to IT managers and everyone in between—who work hard to keep things running smoothly and our school at the top.

Want to be a part of the adventure? Explore this section to find out why McGill is such a great place to work, and what positions we're currently looking to fill.

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McGill has been named one of Montreal's Top 30 Employers for 7 years straight. Here are the top five reasons why we think we've earned it:

McGill research and teaching positively impact our society every single day. We are Canada's top university, and have produced its highest number of Nobel Prize winners. Our name is recognized and respected around the world. This is a place you can be proud to work, and to have on your resume.

McGill is a place you can grow. With over 3,500 support staff positions, there are ample opportunities to move up and around, and to learn from and with the incredible community of colleagues surrounding you every day. Continuous learning and career advancement is actively encouraged with a fulsome training/skills development program that's hard to beat. 

We value our employees, and we show it. McGill offers competitive salaries, a pension plan with employer contribution, and a generous benefits package including m​edical, dental, and emergency travel coverage, an employee and family assistance program, extended maternity leave, and much more.

Looking for more "out of the box" perks? How about a tuition assistance program, or nine Fridays off in the summer for management, professional, administrative and support staff? Then there are the fitness programs offered exclusively to staff in our world-class athletic facilities. The list goes on. 

Our main campus in the heart of downtown Montreal is a stunning mix of historic buildings, modern architecture and expansive green spaces. Macdonald campus spans more than 1,600 acres of beautiful waterfront property, and features bike paths, ski trails, and so much more. No matter which one houses your new office, you'd be hard pressed to find a more beautiful place to work.