Attention Master level domestic students!

Consider a rewarding part-time position as an Academic Peer Support this Summer.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: English Language Peer Support (ELPS)
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: Two (2) positions available
DEPARTMENT/FACULTY: International Relations, Schulich School of Business
RESTRICTION: Graduate Student; Ontario Resident (Bursary Requirement)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 28th, 2020 at 5:00 PM
REPORTS TO: Ann Welsh, International Student Support Specialist
416-736-2100 ext. 20423
BURSARY: $2000 for total 120 hours (10-12 hours per week)
*option for $1000 for 60 hours (5 hours per week)
TIME REQUIREMENTS: To be scheduled Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
POSITION START DATE: September 21st, 2020
POSITION END DATE: December 11th, 2020
PURPOSE: The English Language Peer Supporter(s) will provide English language support to
Schulich students for whom English is not a primary language.


• Hold Zoom appointments with students to provide English language assistance on written
and verbal academic work (cases/papers/assignments/presentations)
• Assist students with referencing/citations, grammar, composition, verbal skills
• Provide guidance and feedback on paper/case positioning and structure within the context
of Canadian business school expectations
• Prepare and facilitate online English Conversation Group sessions on a weekly basis
• Provide project assistance to the International Relations Unit as required


Must possess demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas:

• Communication – ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in
writing to English language learners
• Tutoring – experience with tutoring or editing academic work
• Knowledge – strong academic skills and understanding of academic expectations of
business school, along with familiarity with Canadian business contexts
• Diversity – experience interacting and working with people from diverse backgrounds
and English language capabilities
• Interest in helping others succeed
• Previous TA or English teaching experience to adults a strong asset
• Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident and an Ontario resident (these are
government bursary requirements)
• Enrollment in a Schulich Master’s program required

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Ann Welsh, International Student Support Specialist at by September 11, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Only those invited to interview will be contacted – we thank all others for your interest in the