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The BRIDGE proudly employs students in both workstudy and co-op positions. Students work on research projects, events, marketing and communications, administrative support, and their contributions are central to the operation of The BRIDGE.   

Our project work covers many academic areas, so students from all disciplines are welcome to apply. Students learn skills ranging from data analytics, software development, communications, operations, project management, and more. 

We are Hiring! 

The BRIDGE is hiring Work Study students for the 2022 Summer Semester! Positions are posted through CLNx, and selected students will be contacted for interviews. Successful candidates will be onboarded at the start of the summer semester to begin their work period. Please check CLNx to check for work study and Co-op opportunities in The BRIDGE.  

We are looking to fill the following positions:

  • (1) The BRIDGE Student Assistant 
  • (2) The BRIDGE Student Assistant - Learning Objectives 
  • (2) The Bridge Student Assistant - Communications & Website Support 
  • (2) The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge UI/UX Designer

Apply before April 27th! 

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If you have further questions, or want to know more details about what the life of a BRIDGE Student staff member looks like, please contact us.  

 

 

Work Study Summer 2022 Positions

The BRIDGE Student Assistant

 

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE Student Assistant
# of Vacancies: 1
Hours Per Week: 5-8
Degree/Credential Level: Any of the Above
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): Duties
  • Answering general information and directional questions about The BRIDGE, and providing appropriate referrals to other staff members?and campus units? 
  • Assisting patrons?with equipment and software:?Bloomberg terminals, lab terminals, specialized research and data software, printer, etc.  
  • Informing patrons of the policies 
  • Collecting and maintaining in-house statistics 
  • Managing The BRIDGE space  
  • Creating and updating user guides, for example finance and data resources guides.  
  • Creating and updating web content 
  • Reporting any technical or facilities issues to The BRIDGE team as they arise
  • Collecting and analyzing student feedback and operational statistics.  
  • Assisting with special projects, for example, new initiatives, research projects, community engagement etc. 
  • Researching ideas for innovative programming and providing recommendations to The BRIDGE team 
  • Assisting with special events 

  
Qualifications 

  • Preference will be given to students currently enrolled in UTSC Department of Management 
  • Bachelor's degree in progress 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Outstanding time management skills 
  • Positive attitude and a team player 
Position Type: Library/Archival Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Communication
Critical thinking
Entrepreneurial thinking
Knowledge application to daily life
Leadership
Professionalism
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Education
Leadership Opportunities
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE Student Assistant (BSA) supported the delivery of excellent customer service, worked on special projects acted as a first point of contact at The BRIDGE service desk.    
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

 

The BRIDGE Student Assistant - Learning Objects Assistant

 

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: BRIDGE Student Assistant - Learning Objects Assistant
# of Vacancies: 2
Hours Per Week: 5-8
Degree/Credential Level: Any of the Above
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): The Learning Objects Assistant will:  
  • Consult with librarian team to develop comprehensive work plan based on learning object best practices and established pedagogy  
  • Develop and design learning objects as approved and guided by librarian team, incorporating feedback and changes as necessary  
  • Work in consultation with other students employed by UTSC Library working on similar projects  
  • Use tools including Beautiful AI, H5P, and other Open Education resources to build assets  
  • Manage and store learning objects on platforms such as Quercus, The BRIDGE Website, The BRIDGE YouTube channel, and other channels.  
  • Answer general information and directional questions about The BRIDGE and provide appropriate referrals to other staff members?and campus units.  

  
Desired Skills and Experience 

  • Preference will be given to students currently enrolled in UTSC Department of Management  
  • Preference for students with TA experience  
  • Strong attention to detail  
  • Excellent organizational skills  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite  
  • Ability to work independently  
  • Time Management skills  
  • Open to accepting feedback and pivoting projects where required  
  • Positive attitude and a team player  
  • Knowledge of accessibility features, and universal design an asset but not required to be considered for this role 
Position Type: Library/Archival Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Communication
Critical thinking
Design thinking
Entrepreneurial thinking
Goal-setting and prioritization
Leadership
Professionalism
Project management
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Career Development
Education
Language & Writing Skills
Leadership Opportunities
Personal & Professional Development
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE Learning Objects Assistant assisted our library team to develop learning objects including designing and creating project work plans, developing original videos, slide decks, and interactive learning objects to support curricular and co-curricular skill building.  The Learning Objects Assistant served as a first point of contact at The BRIDGE front desk.
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Apply now!

The BRIDGE Student Assistant - Communications & Website Support

 

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: BRIDGE Student Assistant - Communications & Website Support
# of Vacancies: 2
Hours Per Week: 5-8
Degree/Credential Level: Any of the Above
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): Under the direction of The BRIDGE Library Reference Technician, The BRIDGE Student Assistant (BSA) - Communications & Website Support supports the delivery of outstanding marketing and communications to a variety of audiences across a range of channels.  
  
Duties
  • Design social media assets, graphics, and presentations to market people, workshops, resources, events, and services in collaboration with staff, faculty, and librarians. 
  • Assist with website page edits, drafting website copy. 
  • Assist with the execution of large-scale event planning (e.g. Entpreneurship Week, Orientation, etc.) 
  • Gathering analytics from campaign performances and entering data. 
  • Assist The BRIDGE Director of Operations with video editing and storytelling production. 

   
Skills & Experience Required 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience creating content for Instagram (including Instagram Stories and potentially Reels), Twitter (including Twitter threads) and Facebook.  
  • Experience creating graphics and visual marketing assets for a variety of print, digital, and broadcast channels. 
  • Experience with writing for diverse audiences.  
  • Familiar with content management systems such as Drupal and WordPress. 
  • Fluency in Canva and familiarity with Adobe's Premiere Pro or iMovie. 
  • Strong understanding of visual design principles and a penchant for concise, compelling storytelling. 
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to write copy targeted to students and faculty.  
  • Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and deadlines. 
  • Customer service experience is also an asset! 
Position Type: Library/Archival Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Communication
Communications and media
Creative expression
Decision-making and action
Design thinking
Entrepreneurial thinking
Fostering inclusivity and equity
Goal-setting and prioritization
Leadership
Professionalism
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Artistic, Creative, & Cultural Programs
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Career Development
Education
Language & Writing Skills
Leadership Opportunities
Media & Communications
Personal & Professional Development
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: Under the direction of The BRIDGE Library Reference Technician, The BRIDGE Student Assistant (BSA) - Communications & Website Support supported the delivery of outstanding marketing and communications to a variety of audiences across a range of channels.  BSAs support a variety of projects and initiatives throughout the academic year and are valued members of The BRIDGE team. 
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Apply now!

The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge UI/UX Designer

 

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge UI/UX Designer
# of Vacancies: 2
Hours Per Week: 12-15
Degree/Credential Level: Any of the Above
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): U
  • Design well-thought, clear, and polished UI, providing an engaging and delightful user experience
  • Develop UI assets using Photoshop, Illustrator and/or other design tools
  • Design and enhance the African Impact Initiative's Venture Build platform user experience
  • Design wireframes, participate in user design/planning sessions and build prototypes.
  • Illustrating user journeys for key product/service use cases.
  • Act as a liaison to provide feedback and ensure the design integrity of projects between External Programs Consultant, and Key stakeholders.
  • Develop and design creative content using Adobe Suite for print and online materials (exhibition, brochures, flyers, website, marketing and training videos, advertisements, social media, product packaging, etc.)
Position Type: Information Technology (IT) Support, Web Designer/Developer
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Collaboration
Communications and media
Creative expression
Decision-making and action
Design thinking
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Artistic, Creative, & Cultural Programs
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Career Development
Education
Language & Writing Skills
Leadership Opportunities
Media & Communications
Personal & Professional Development
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge UI/UX Designer has successfully created and designed a beautiful user experience for the Venture Build platform in support of the African Impact Challenge.  They worked closely and collaboratively with industry professionals to build this software and to create a seemless and enjoyable user experience on the platform.  This include designing and deploying appealing visual assets into a functional, industry grade software application.
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Apply now