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Employment Opportunities

Research Assistants

Research Assistant (RA) employment is available to students assisting Principal Investigators in conducting research activities not related to their studies. The minimum rate of pay is defined by the Granting Council (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR) or organization/institution who is providing funds to the Principal Investigator. Visit RA Opportunitites for current positions.

Graduate (Teaching) Assistants

Graduate Assistants (GA’s) must be a Ryerson Graduate Student enrolled on a full-time basis, appointed to assist with teaching or related duties.  Such students shall be Ryerson students, enrolled in the University’s Master’s or PhD programs. Employment opportunities may be offered by departments or schools. Full-time graduate students can be employed for a maximum of 10 hours per week. Students may be offered GA positions by their program, and/or the positions will be posted on the HR website. Visit the GA Opportunities job board for current postings.

For further information on Graduate Student Employment and financial options, visit the Graduate Funding page.