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Student Research Assistant - School of Business

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Date of Posting: 
January 11, 2017
School of Business
Student Research Assistant
Hours of Work: 

Approximately 60 – 70 hours over three months, schedule is flexible and to be determined 

$11.81 per hour (vacation pay included)

ASAP – April 2017

The School of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a Student Research Assistant to assist in the development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem database to be used in simulation modeling using Network Theory.


• Identifying key partners in the entrepreneurial ecosystem
• Developing key contact database and recording system
• Tracking feedback


• Strong spreadsheet skills
• Ability to work independently
• Accurate data entry
• Familiarity with the entrepreneurial community on PEI

Priority is given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.  Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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