Employment opportunity: Student researcher (May-August 2024)

The Aristotle Foundation for Public Policy is a new educational and public policy think tank based in Canada.  

We are hiring a student to help champion reason, democracy, and civilization in Canada. We seek to anchor Canadian public life in reality and to do so via facts and informed history.  

Required skills:

  • excellent grasp on data and statistics including a working knowledge of where to find primary statistics and data
  • highly proficient in Word and Excel
  • anchored in history

Education and experience:  

  • Must be in or a recent graduate of a university undergraduate or graduate program as of April 2024. Skillset requires competency in the collection and summary of both data and historical facts.

The student researcher will be responsible for:

  • Researching, compiling, analyzing and summarizing relevant data and also historical facts in dozens of fields as diverse as education, crime, indigenous issues, statistical cohorts, science, Canadian history, and more.
  • other duties as assigned.

Other qualifications:

  • You must be legally allowed to work in Canada. You must also reside in Canada.

The position:

  • This is a full-time contract position with a start date of May 1, 2024 and an end date of August 30, 2024.  
  • $2,500 monthly (undergraduate); $3,000 monthly (graduate) 
  • You will report to the research director.
  • The Aristotle Foundation is located in Calgary. This position can be remote but you must reside in Canada.


Please send us:

  • Your CV
  • A one-page cover letter.
  • A list of university courses completed to date and about to complete.    
  • Three work and/or character references

Please send your application in PDF form to* info[@]aristotlefoundation.org

(*Remove the brackets, i.e., ‘[‘ and ‘]’ before creating the email address.)

Deadline for applications: midnight April 15, 2024

Due to the volume of replies received, we regret we can only contact those selected for an interview. 

About The Aristotle Foundation for Public Policy

For more about the Aristotle Foundation, please visit our website at www.aristotlefoundation.org

The Aristotle Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treating people as individuals.

Like our work? Think more Canadians should see the facts? Please consider making a donation to the Aristotle Foundation.