Summer Job – Research Associate 2015
Research Associate – Canada Summer Jobs
Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) Centre
About RIC Centre:
We are the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, offering comprehensive support services to tech entrepreneurs to commercialize their innovation.
Why Work at RIC Centre:
We believe that collisions and disruption drive innovation. We offer exposure to real entrepreneurs and the ability to be a part of the Centre’s leadership team. See how business theories result in real practice in the start-up community. You will be working in the Business Incubator co-located with the Xerox Research Centre of Canada.
We are looking for a candidate with initiative to interpret research and help translate it into meaningful business trends. The opportunity is best suited for a candidate that is curious with the understanding of basic business framework and a flare of creativity to share research and knowledge on digital platforms.
This position will provide research and analysis to support early stage tech and youth start-ups. Including research in new innovation and technical advances in emerging technologies. Applicants must be returning to school full time Sept 2015.
- Conduct research pertaining to innovation and emerging technologies
- Create blog posts related to research findings
- Create infographics to support research findings
- Support incubator startups with research requirements
- Track and analyze readership of research posts
Related University/ College / Work Experience in the following areas preferred:
- Business/ commerce
- Communications/ marketing
Application deadline: May 8, 2015
Start date May 25 – Jul 17, 2015
8 weeks X 30 hours at $11.00/hr
Location: 2660 Speakman Drive, Mississauga ON L5K 2L1
Please forward a cover letter, resume and a link to/ or sample blog post and infographic by May 8th to: firstname.lastname@example.org.