JOB OPPORTUNITY:  Academic Peer Support

NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  One (1) position available

DEPARTMENT/FACULTY: International Relations, Schulich School of Business

RESTRICTION: Graduate Student; Ontario Resident (Bursary Requirement)

APPLICATION DEADLINE (extended): May 3, 2016 at 9:30 AM

REPORTS TO:  Lindsay Hillcoat, Associate Director, International Relations, 416-736-2100 ext. 77893

BURSARY: $1000 for 5-7 hours per week (total: 60 hours)

TIME REQUIREMENTS: To be scheduled Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


POSITION END DATE: July 22nd, 2016

PURPOSE: The Academic Peer Supporter(s) will provide academic peer support to students who have English as an additional language.



  • Hold office hours and take appointments in order to edit and provide English language assistance on written academic work (cases/papers/assignments) and verbal English practice.
  • Provide assistance to the International Relations Unit as required


REQUIREMENTS: Must possess demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas:

  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Editing and/or tutoring
  • Experience interacting and working with people from different cultures and language capabilities
  • Previous TA or English teaching experience an asset
  • Should be a second year full-time MBA/IMBA student, a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and an Ontario resident (these are government bursary requirements)



Please submit a cover letter and resume to Lindsay Hillcoat, Associate Director, International Relations at by May 2, 2016 at 5:00 PM[/box]



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