Career Boost/ Work Study Research Assistant on Campus Program
The program provides on-campus employment to eligible full time undergraduate students returning to Ryerson.
Students may apply if they have been approved for OSAP or out-of-province student funding and have a Notice of Assessment.
The program works in partnership with academic units, administrative units, faculty, staff and students to support the practice and scholarship of learning at Ryerson University.
Important for all students:
If you are a student applying for approval, but do not wish to receive any of your OSAP/out of province loans please ensure that you do the following:
- Residents of Ontario: Print and upload your signature in order to receive a Notice of Assessment by email. Any students eligible for grants can fill out the Request for Grant Only Funding form if they choose to only access grants and no loan.
- Residents from outside of Ontario: Print and submit your signature pages to the province with which you applied for a loan.
View Program Details and Significant Dates below.
|Duration||Fall: September 6 - December 9, 2016
Winter: January 9 - April 7, 2016
|Number of weeks||Maximum: 27 weeks
(Fall: 14 weeks, Winter: 13 weeks)
|Number of positions per student||A student can hold only one on campus Career Boost or Work study Research Assistant position per semester. Research Assistant positions are granted and administered through Office of Vice-President, Research & Innovation (OVPRI).|
|Hourly Wage & Funding Model||Hourly Wage:
Minimum $11.50/hour to $14.00/hour plus 4% vacation pay and 8.70% benefit rate*
The program will subsidize $10.00/hour of the total cost (salary + vacation + benefits) to a maximum of $2,000/student per term. Employers are responsible for the additional hourly rate plus vacation pay and benefits. Unused funding from Fall cannot be carried over to winter term.
Maximum earning per student:
|Hours per week||Maximum 15 hours - no overtime|
|Eligibility||The program is open to full time undergraduate students who have applied and received confirmation of approval to participate.|