CBU WORK STUDY BURSARY PROGRAM – Program Promotion Assistant: Psychology – 2016F022


Job/Project Description: Program Promotion Assistant – Psychology

CBU Psychology faculty are asked to participate in recruitment and promotional activities, often on short notice. We require a selection of materials that will attract students to CBU and provide information about the department, its faculty and researchers, opportunities for participation, and information on prospective careers and for prospective employers. In addition, as one of the largest-enrolled programs at CBU, we must focus on retention and offering students high quality experiences and timely information, especially in the form of online resources.


Assist in the following:

  • Featuring our graduates in a section called “My Career Path” showing how CBU coursework facilitated career progress
  • Creating materials promoting the Psychology Research Certificate for both students and employers
  • Creating materials that will support online learning in the department to aide retention and student learning
  • Developing a system to collect information on our graduates and what they are doing now
  • Developing posters (infographic) describing individual faculty member research interests
  • Developing Promotional material to be used at Open House and other such recruiting events
  • Developing content for the department website
  • Developing a course guide for students


  • an upper year Psychology student would be preferred, but not necessary
  • familiarity with research would be an asset
  • good writing skills are a must
  • experience with creating Infographics, Commercial Design, and/or Printed Promotional material would be an asset



  • expect 12-15 hours/week working on tasks
  • consultation with faculty and students

Application Details

Start Date:  September 19

End Date:  December 2016

Hours:  All positions are part-time, hours TBD

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position.  If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to:  awards@cbu.ca     Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered.  All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to: http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/work-study-bursary-program/