Team FAQs

Team / Meetings:

Team Structure 

As a Research Assistant, you are part of one of of the following teams, and will be working closely with your team members and faculty lead, reporting directly to your faculty lead. Your faculty lead must be CC’d on all communications with the team members and clients.

  • Web Team, led by Hanadi Alnawab
    • WordPress development
    • Social Media integration
    • Blogging
  • Graphic Design Team: led by Leslie Harrod
    • Graphic design
  • Media Team, led by Lauren Ashmore
    • Photography
    • Videography

Meetings with the team

Mark your calendars for the following meetings:

  1. Kick-off meeting: Saturday Sept 8, 2018 (week 1) – meet the team and your client
  2. Progress meeting: Saturday November 3, 2018 (week 9)
  3. Wrap-up meeting: TBA

The objective of our first meeting Saturday Sept 8 is to meet the whole team and your client, we expect to have around 25 students in total, plus the three of us (Leslie, Lauren and myself), as well as your clients. Please plan to be there a bit longer than 12:30 PM on the first meeting. I will follow-up with more detail closer to the time.

Meetings with clients

We will be meeting regularly with our clients for the duration of the project, meetings will be arranged by your Faculty Lead at a time and place that works for everyone involved in that meeting. A Faulty Lead must be present at any meeting that involves students and clients.

The meetings can take place at the Lakeshore campus, or at the client’s location, as needed. We may occasionally need to meet the client half-way at a public area such a coffee-shop. We will have to be resourceful, flexible and make it work for everyone! Travel cost will be covered (only for off-site meetings).

More About The Job:

Funding for the projects

The Fall 2018 projects are funded through OCE (Ontario Centres of Excellence) through the CVTA (College Voucher for Technology Adoption)

We’ve been running this program since 2015 under the name as the funding was through VEB (Voucher for E-Business), since the funding has changed this year (2018) to CVTA, we needed a more generic title, so we changed it to HumberOnline.Solutions

Hourly rate

The hourly rate is $15.60 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay (total of $16.22)
Research Assistants can not get course credit for their work

Travel reimbursement form

Please speak with your team lead directly about travel expenses ARI – TRAVEL OTHER EXPENSE Form

Job Title / how to put it on your resume and LinkedIn

You will be hired by Humber’s Applied Research and Innovation as a “Research Assistant”, and that’s how this position should be listed on your resume, LinkedIn …etc. The technical details can be listed in the description (graphic design, photography, WordPress development …etc)

Co-curricular Experience

This job qualifies for co-curricular experience and can be added to your Co-Curricular Record (CCR)

Team page

Please check the team page and let me know if you’d like to add a brief introduction about yourself