Work with us

Research Assistant Jessica Cummings, with CFYS Director Dr. Anne Marshall, and Associate Director Tricia Roche
Research Assistant Jessica Cummings, with CFYS Director Dr. Anne Marshall, and Associate Director Tricia Roche.

Become a Research Assistant 

The Centre for Youth & Society regularly hires students for positions as Research Assistants, both within and outside the WorkStudy program. Opportunities are available throughout the year; we hire most students to start in September at the beginning of the school year.

Recent research which was completed with significant work from our RAs:

Write for the Youth & Family Community Research Exchange

The Youth & Family Community Research Exchange is an innovative project which matches students who are interested in writing a 10-12 page literature review with non-profits who are seeking information relating to their programs. Recent topics include:

  • Improving employment readiness for youth with learning disabilities through recreation
  • Best practices in online counselling
  • Transitional housing for youth
  • Decolonization in an educational context


Email us at  or give us a call at 250-472-5414 if you are interested in getting involved as a student researcher!