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Experience Ventures

Work on Projects with New Companies and Technologies that are Shaping the Future

Get paid to hone your entrepreneurial thinking skills.

Experience Ventures, powered by the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking at the University of Calgary, enables college and university students to make an impact alongside real-world innovators through entrepreneurial thinking placements.

Interested in making an impact on your career? Why wait until graduation? Get an edge on your future. Experience Ventures creates paid entrepreneurial thinking placements for college and university students with innovative companies in Canada. Our goal is to inspire your creativity, resiliency and future vision—so you can shape your future with the right skill set.

Eligible students:

  • Are registered in a postsecondary education institution
  • Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons to who refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
  • Are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
  • Complete an onboarding module before beginning the experience.

Become a Changemaker

Why Should I Participate?

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Apply in-class learning to the challenges and opportunities facing ventures

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Enhance your resume with a unique experience and develop your work-ready skills

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Discover the latest technologies being incubated in Canada

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Network and meet industry leaders and employers

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Explore Canada's evolving innovation economy

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Recieve compensation for your placement

"My experience at the Longo CFE taught me that every business is unique, requiring different approaches to digital marketing I learned hands-on that research is the most important aspect in developing a successful marketing campaign."

- Laura Dockrill

Upcoming Opportunities

Entrepreneurial thinking is being creative in finding innovative solutions. It involves taking initiative, exchanging knowledge across disciplines, being resourceful and learning from experience. It is essential to enriching lives and advancing society.

Experience Ventures offers five types of entrepreneurial thinking placements. Check back for upcoming dates and opportunities!

Graphic Design/Video Editor

No. of Positions: 1
Location: Remote
Rate of Pay: $825 Honorarium
Hours: 10-20hrs/week (Max 80 hours)

Please email your resume (include your Humber 'N' number) and explain why you are interested in this position to lida.anwari@humber.

The Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) provides experiential learning opportunities at Humber for students. This opportunity is funded by Experience Ventures. Get paid to hone entrepreneurial thinking skills and work on projects with technologies shaping the future.

The selected student will work with Chens Group.Chens Group aims to help foreigners immigrate to Canada, improve their English language skills and study in Canada. The successful candidate must be detailed oriented with a creative mindset and is able to create digital marketing contents and design digital marketing materials to share on social media platforms.

Eligibility:Domestic students (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Resident) and legally entitled to work in Canada.

Duration of Placement: Upto 80 hours

What You'll Do:

  • Create and design social media posts and marketing materials for various social media platforms including WeChat, Instagram, website, and other platforms.

  • Edit videos for promotional materials and post on social media platforms.

  • Create marketing contents on WeChat official account (optional).

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Event Assistant (Chens Group)

No. of Positions: 1
Location: Hybrid
Rate of Pay: $825 Honorarium
Hours: Flexible

Please email your resume (include your Humber 'N' number) and explain why you are interested in this position to lida.anwari@humber.

The Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) provides experiential learning opportunities at Humber for students. This opportunity is funded by Experience Ventures. Get paid to hone entrepreneurial thinking skills and work on projects with technologies shaping the future. 

The selected student will work with Chens Group.Chens Group aims to help foreigners immigrate to Canada, improve their English language skills and study in Canada. Chens Group hosts regular events on a monthly basis for newcomers to help them integrate into the Canadian culture.To learn more please visit chensgroup.ca

Eligibility:Domestic students (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Resident) and legally entitled to work in Canada.

Duration of Placement: Upto 80 hours

What You'll Do:

  • Be the event host and be in charge of monthly events. Welcome guests and speakers, and coordinate the interactions between all parties including vendors, speakers and internal team during the events.
  • Organize events and develop marketing strategies to promote companies to potential clients
  • Create and propose new events, including design event budget and logistics.

 

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Marketing Assistant (Chens Group)

No. of Positions: 1
Location: Remote
Rate of Pay: $825 Honorarium
Hours: 10-20hrs/week (Max 80 hours)

Please email your resume (include your Humber 'N' number) and explain why you are interested in this position to lida.anwari@humber.

The Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE) provides experiential learning opportunities at Humber for students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community. This opportunity is funded by Experience Ventures. Get paid to hone entrepreneurial thinking skills and work on projects with technologies shaping the future.

The selected student will work with Chens Group.Chens Group aims to help foreigners immigrate to Canada, improve their English language skills and study in Canada. 

Eligibility:Domestic students (Canadian Citizens or Permanent Resident) and legally entitled to work in Canada.

Duration of Placement: Upto 80 hours

What You'll Do:

  • Revise existing website and responsible for website maintenance and improvement.
  • Create social media posts and marketing materials including posters and videos for various social media platforms including WeChat, Instagram, website.
  • Marketing outreach to acquire new clients.
  • Create marketing content and articles on WeChat official account.
  • Must have basic video editing skills, can edit videos or contribute to video content creation.

 

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