Research Opportunities

Want to obtain employment in your field and valuable work experience?

Research & Innovation can help you grow as an industry professional.

Research opportunities are available for current students and recent graduates.

Research students work on a project


About Research Associates and Assistants

  • Research & Innovation collaborates with local businesses and organizations to conduct innovative research projects in various specializations.
  • Research Associates and Assistant work is paid professional development experience with excellent networking opportunities that connects you with industry and helps you gain employment.
  • Research Assistants, which are current students in a post-secondary program, can work full-time throughout the summer (35 hours/week) and part-time during school (up to 12 hours/week).
  • Research Associates, which are recent graduates, work full-time (35 hours/week) for the project’s duration.


Interested? Follow these steps to join us

  1. Apply – Keep an eye on the Research & Innovation news page, and NC Employment Support job listings for research opportunities. When you see a position that interests you, send a resume and cover letter (tailored to the position) to [email protected].
  2. Interview – After reviewing the resumes of all applications, Research & Innovations’s administrative staff will determine which candidates will be interviewed. Of those interviewed, the top candidate(s) will be invited to join our team.
  3. Conduct your project – Work closely with your industry partner, faculty lead, and project manager on the deliverables of your project. Take full advantage of the valuable experience!

Visit vnmanga.info/research

Research Ethics

The Research Ethics Board is dedicated to developing student and faculty competencies in research activities by ensuring research is conducted according to the TCPS 2 and College Research Practices.

Please visit the Research Ethics Board (REB) website for details.