No experience necessary.
Get job ready by joining our team of student researchers. Becoming a part-time applied research assistant is a great way for you to earn course credits, compensation and hands-on work experience. Contact us to learn more. Our student researchers are essential in our ongoing success as we work with industry partners to find solutions to innovation challenges. Working in Research and Innovation transforms your academic credentials into a career springboard by giving you professional experience in research, leadership and innovative thinking.
In addition, Research and Innovation badges are awarded in recognition of this hands-on, real world experience gained outside the classroom. Modules in Blackboard can also be completed to earn badges. These badges can be attached to a LinkedIn page, Facebook account, or wherever a prospective employer may see it. See the Digital Badging page for more details.
Get started with applied research:
Step 1: Apply
Any student enrolled in George Brown College can work with us to gain valuable skills. Contact us directly.
Step 2: Interview
All applications are reviewed by appropriate members of the research team, who select top candidates to interview.
Step 3: Get to Work
At the kickoff meeting: join the project manager, faculty member and industry partner to decide on responsibilities.
Step 4: Experience
You’ll work with our faculty and industry partners as you learn how to move projects from ideas to marketplace realities.