Opportunity Alert | Hiring: Altitude Accelerator Research Associate

Summer Job – Research Associate 2015

Research Associate – Canada Summer Jobs
Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) Centre

About Altitude Accelerator:

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 Altitude Accelerator:

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.

Key activities:

  • 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
  • Entrepreneurship
  • 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

Application:

Please forward a cover letter, resume and a link to/ or sample blog post and infographic by May 8th to: operations@riccentre.com.

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