Hiring and Volunteer Opportunities

Graduate Studies

Employment Opportunities

Senior Research Assistant: "Telling Justice Stories: Beyond the Courtroom"

Position available for curent graduate students (Winnipeg). 500 hours @$25.86/hr.

This collaboration’s research objective is to explore the relationships between justice and storytelling. The research comprises participant-observation including as necessary in the judicial system and/or in media production; interviews as necessary with court and/or media production personnel; and/or examination of relevant court cases along with news coverage and other textual content.

The assistant works on all levels of the research from the data sharing agreement and ethics application, through conducting participant observation, interviews, and case law and news research, as appropriate, through to knowledge mobilization as author of a conference paper and co-author of a refereed academic journal publication.

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DEADLINE: December 6th, 2019

Research Assistant, Policing Media, Culture

The Department of Criminal Justice is hiring a research assistant to collect data, and perfrom editorial tasks. Reporting to the Investigator, the Research Assistant will be an integral member of the Study's Research Team. This postition requires a person who can work flexible hours. There will be opportunities for co-authoring peer-reviewed articles as well as book chapters.

Salary Range: $14.39/hr

Period of Work: December 23rd, 2019- December 2nd, 2020.

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DEADLINE: December 10, 2019

Faculty of Graduate Studies: Project Assistant

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is hiring 2 project assistants to assist its Admission Office during the peak season of applications for graduate programs. Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Graduate Studies Recruitment, Enrolment and Student Tracking Officer, the position provides administrative support to review and process application to graduate programs.

Potion: Project Assistant

Duration: 10 Weeks (17.5 hours per week)

Start Date: January 6, 2020

Application Deadline: December 6, 2019

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Contract Academic Staff Position: Master's in Development Practice

The Global College Invites applications for an academic position teaching (GDP-7713) Business Planning in Indigenous Communities. The course is a 5-day intensive module running from April 27th - May 1, 2020, 9-4pm daily.

For more information, including how to submit your CV, please visit here.

Applications due: December 6th, 2019.

Indigenous Student Employment Program (ISEP)- Winnipeg

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are currently looking for talented individuals to fill a variety of exciting and challenging positions in various areas such as:

  • Audit
  • Revenue Collections
  • Income Tax Processing
  • Other Corporate Program Areas such as Human Resources, Information Technology and Finance and Administration

The position is open to full-time Indigenous* post-secondary students attending an accredited institution and who will be returning to full-time** studies in the next academic term.

*Indigenous person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, a Métis or an Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include status, treaty or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians. Only those candidates who self-identify as Indigenous (as per the definition above) will be screened into this staffing process.

**Indigenous students enrolled in studies on a part-time basis due to a disability that is recognized by their academic institution are also eligible to apply.

For more information, including how to apply, please visit the Canada Revenue Agency.

Application deadline: December 22nd, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Student Rep: Mentoring Artists for Women's Art (MAWA) Board of Directors

MAWA is currently looking for a student to serve as their Student REP on their Board of Directors. This position is open to interested emerging women and non-binary visual artists and curators. MAWA has 10 - 15 Board members at any given time and meet monthly on a weeknight from 6-8pm (Tues, Wed, and Thurs) at MAWA. They serve a light meal at meetings and board terms are three years, but the Student Rep only serves for one year. It is an excellent opportunity to learn about artist-run culture and the visual arts in Winnipeg and to meet other artists.


If interested, please complete this form and email to: Shawna Demspey at


In addition, all Board representatives must be members: