Business Opportunity

For over 25 years Student Works has been in the business of helping university and college students run their own summer painting business. Over the summer you will:

  • Earn good money
  • Learn important business skills
  • Be able to add real business experience to your resumé

Student Works is with you every step of the way: getting started, finding customers, completing the job, providing you with the training, knowledge and support to run your own business in your home town.

No up front fees for a student business with Student Works Painting.

Check out the details in our financial model.

Based upon our experience:

Process Driven

Studentworks have developed a series of processes which combine to form a system and a support structure to enable you to succeed – that’s OUR commitment to YOUR business

Your Commitment

Studentworks can tell you what you will have to do to make your business successful – YOUR Commitment to YOUR Success

Success Feedback

Studentworks has feedback from others like you, who are successful

Why Students Should Gain Entrepreneurship Experience Before Graduating

“Student Works: the most systematized, well supported painting company in the world.”

What Student Works Provides

  1. Full business training
  2. District Manager
  3. Five million dollars in liability insurance coverage
  4. Three year guarantee to all clients (materials & labour)
  5. Arrange Workers Compensation coverage for your employees
  6. Line of Credit plus major price discounts at major paint and equipment suppliers
  7. Full business kit – administrative, marketing, recruiting, sales, production kits
  8. A complete operating system
  9. Full administrative support including but not limited to payroll processing, accounting and processing all government remittances
  10. A known and respected name in the paint contracting business. The most experienced and successful management team in the student painting business.
  11. Access to excellent future opportunities within “SWP” or ‘”Pro Works Painting”; our full time professional services businesses

Ultimate Business Experience

Student Works is in the business of developing leaders. 1000s of motivated students have taken up the challenge of a summer under the Student Works umbrella.

Summer Earnings

Actual Business Plans reflecting a financial range from acceptable performance to more aggressive plans for Your student run summer business.

Business Questions

Learn from the thousands that have gone before you. Like you, they were university students with the desire to stand above the crowd and to lay the foundations for their future.

Profiles of Success

StudentWorks Alumni are extremely successful, involved in exciting opportunities around the globe, in roles of leadership, earning income levels above peers; at younger ages than most.

Starting Your Own Business is a Stroke of Genius

Be A Business Leader

Student Works is in the business of creating leaders by recruiting, training and coaching the best students across Canada

Studentworks Painting has created many successful Canadian business leaders while providing summer employment for students

Previous Operators Speak

Daunting and Confusing

One of the better decisions I’ve made in my time at University. At first it seems daunting and confusing as to how someone can run a business at this age and honestly I had only a small idea of what I was getting myself into.

Keenan, Canmore

Most Influential, Learning Opportunities in MY Lifetime

Student Works taught me curiosity and to always look for the positive. I learned how to overcome doubt, build self confidence, and manage my time.

Alec, Victoria

Hands On Learning Experience

Studentworks has taught me a lot about people, relationships, business and myself. It is a hands on learning experience that you simply can’t learn in the classroom.

Joelene, Swift Current