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Entrepreneurial Work-Integrated Learning

BEST entrepreneurial Work-Integrated Learning (e-WIL) is a part-time hands-on learning opportunity to see what’s it like to start and grow a startup while solving challenges.

Please review the list of our open positions below. Click on the title to see more information about the responsibilities and job description.

There are two steps for the application as listed below, please make sure to complete both steps.

  1. Fill out the BEST E-WIL application form
  2. Email your resume to the CEO of the Startup you are applying for with the subject line “BEST e-WIL position-insert Job Title”

Notes:

  • These positions are available to domestic students as a funding requirement
  • You don’t need to resubmit the BEST E-WIL application form for each available position, just check the positions you are applying for on the list when you submit the application
  • You can apply to multiple positions

Open Positions


Job Description | PDF

About the job
Are you looking for a non-traditional, super-exciting job at a startup? Are you hungry and driven to succeed? If this is you, read on…
In this current landscape of digital marketing and social media noise, you must do something extravagant and differentiating. You must stand out in the thick smog. We are putting together a super secret task force called SMOG, the Special Marketing Operations Group. This group is tasked with executing special marketing activities to break through the noise.

More about us…
We believe that education is the most effective way to empower people to create a brighter future
We are on a mission to build a learning universe where kids explore their passions and discover their infinite potential.
We are a Toronto-based EdTech startup, that recently graduated from the Google Cloud Accelerator. We are funded by a Toronto-based venture capital group.

Responsibilities
•Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns
•Perform market analysis and research on the competition
•Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks
•Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)
•Prepare promotional presentations
•Help distribute marketing materials
•Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems (CRM)
•Help organize marketing events

Requirements and skills
•Creative, out-of-the-box thinker
•Hungry, passionate, and driven to succeed
•Strong desire to learn along with a professional drive
•Solid understanding of different marketing techniques
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Excellent knowledge of MS Office
•Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications (e.g. CRM tools, Online analytics and Google Adwords)
•Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices

To apply for this position email your resume to Yan Katcharovski at yan@schoolio.com

Job Description | PDF

ABOUT SKINOPATHY
Skinopathy is digitizing the continuum of care in dermatology through data, AI, and automation.

Our goals are threefold:
• Help doctors provide better care for more patients through smart technologies and unprecedented intelligence about their practice and patients.
• Help patients control their health through means once thought to be impossible.
• Help pharmaceuticals and cosmeceuticals access compliant and interoperable health data in real time.

Skinopathy products and services include:
• SkinAI™ technology
• GetSkinHelp™
• GetSkinHelp Acne™
• SKINPUT™
• SkinopathyOS™
• Skinopathy Health Vault™

In a little over two years of operations, our technology has led to collaborations with Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada, the National Research Council of Canada, the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, the Responsible AI Institute, and others.

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are hiring a talented SEO Specialist professional to join our team and help drive more qualified patients to our platforms, both on the web and mobile.

Notes
• Compensation commensurate with experience.
• Skinopathy has fully embraced the work-from-home culture for all its team members.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
• Develop optimization strategies that increase search engine results rankings
• Research SEO keywords to use throughout our website and marketing materials
• Set measurable goals that demonstrate improvement in marketing efforts
• Monitor daily performance metrics to understand SEO strategy performance
• Efficiently communicate with other marketing professionals to align goals
• Collaborate with others within the marketing department to manage SEO strategy
• Write compelling and high-quality website content, including blog posts and page descriptions
• Update content and website links for maximum optimization and search engine rankings

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
• Two to three years of experience in successfully developing and executing SEO campaigns.
• Understanding of search engine algorithms and ranking methods.
• Experience with SEO industry programs, such as Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics.
• Knowledge of keyword research and data mining tools.
• Able to complete competitive analysis of other companies within the industry.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (email, phone, etc.).
• Comfortable analyzing high volumes of data daily.
• Familiarity with WordPress or other content management systems.
• Experience with other aspects of marketing, such as customer growth, is a plus.

To apply for this position email your resume to Keith Loo at keith@skinopathy.com and Richard Pietro at richard@skinopathy.com

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ABOUT SKINOPATHY
Skinopathy is solving the continuity-of-care problem inherent to telemedicine platforms by completely digitizing the patient circle of care and empowering patients to control their health.

Through advanced data analytics, workflow automation, and artificial intelligence we drive substantive administrative efficiencies and improve healthcare outcomes that not only help patients navigate their medical journey but can act as a financial catalyst for medical organizations.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
We are looking for someone who can contribute to the front and backend development of all our platforms (Web and mobile). Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Working closely with a team of software engineers, designing, developing, and testing the web platform.
• Establish and maintain best practices/standards for all things the end users touches and see.
• Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
• Accurately translate user and business needs into functional code.
• Champion and lead code reviews.

Our frontend is written using the following languages:
• ES6
• Typescript
• Functional React
• Cypress
• Jest

Our backend runs multiple microservices written in the following languages:
• Golang
• PostgreSQL
• Redis
• Kafka

We have built our own unique DSL for doctors from scratch and you will be contributing to its development.

REQUIRED SKILLS
• Experience in frontend development frameworks (React/TypeScript preferred)
• Experience with backend languages (Golang preferred)
• Experience with SQL and Python
• Experience building and implementing unit tests and integration tests
• Familiarity with using Scrum/Agile development methodologies
• Knowledge of algorithms and machine learning

ABOUT SKINOPATHY
Skinopathy is a Canadian Medtech company revolutionizing the patient circle of care through artificial intelligence and data. We offer the public and medical community practical, reliable, and groundbreaking skin disease management tools and medical research insights.

Our first service, GetSkinHelp, leverages our patent-pending SkinAI™ technology that can classify and triage a selection of skin diseases, including skin cancers, and allow patients to schedule virtual appointments with licensed doctors from any device faster and at their convenience. This service is covered by Canadian provincial health plans and empowers patients to receive care wherever they are, whenever they need it.

GetSkinHelp has been serving patients since December 2020 and the mobile app is in a public beta.

Other projects currently in development include a monitoring and triage platform, an AI-powered EMR, a real-time medical research portal, and a secure national health data vault. All these initiatives are being developed alongside many influential government agencies, respected medical institutions, and celebrated NGOs.

PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Our suite of products and services ranges from patient-focused platforms to AI-powered tools.

GetSkinHelp™ is an online and mobile app service that allows Canadians to get prompt virtual medical attention when it comes to skin diseases with or without a referral.
SkinAI™ technology can provide a preliminary analysis of skin lesions, track keloid healing, determine acne severity, margin identification for basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, track wound healing, and classify a wide range of dermatological conditions.
Skinopathy EMR™ is a smart EMR designed with data first in mind to provide healthcare professionals with unprecedented intelligence about their practice and patients.
Skinopathy Research™ is a “Data Co-Op” that powers real-time, real-world research with patient consent.
Skinopathy Burns™ is an AI module (included within SkinAI) that is positioned as an assessment tool for 1st and 2nd-degree burns for first responders and the public.
Skinopathy Health Vault™ is an interoperable data platform that provides the full patient circle- of-care with private and secure access to vital medical information in a portable format.

In a little over a year of operations, our technology has led to collaborations with Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada, National Research Council Canada, the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, the Responsible AI Institute, and others.

To apply for this position email your resume to Keith Loo at keith@skinopathy.com and Richard Pietro at richard@skinopathy.com

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Position: Marketing Intern
RydUp is a startup at the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (BEST) program that’s focused on providing a sharing-model platform for University communities. Our main service is a tailored ride-share platform to provide students, faculty, and staff with a sustainable and affordable commute experience. York University is the pilot location for this project, giving you the opportunity to join a team of York alumni entrepreneurs and grow with the company.

Responsibilities
● Performing market analysis and research on the latest trends.
● Designing websites.
● Designing and presenting new social media campaign ideas.
● Monitoring all social media platforms for trending news, ideas, and feedback.
● Preparing detailed promotional presentations.
● Helping with the planning and hosting of marketing events.
● Researching and evaluating competitor marketing and digital content.
● Contributing to the creation of mock-ups, email campaigns, and social media content.

Requirements
● Current enrolment in an undergraduate program related to marketing, communications, business or in a similar field at York University.
● Familiarity with marketing computer software and social media platforms.
● Good understanding of the latest marketing trends and techniques.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits
As a member of RydUp, the right candidate for this role is a highly self-motivated, entrepreneurial individual who has strong interpersonal and communication skills. The role will allow you to be creative and innovative by applying your skills and learning new ones as you go. You will have the opportunity to move forward with new ideas that you discover from our potential users.

To apply for this position email your resume to Artem Solovey at artems@yorku.ca

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Position: Software Developer
RydUp is a startup at the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (BEST) program focused on providing a sharing-model platform for University communities. Our main service is a tailored ride-share platform to provide students, faculty, and staff with a sustainable and affordable commute experience. York University is the pilot location for this project, giving you the opportunity to join a team of York alumni entrepreneurs and grow with the company.

Role
As a Software Developer, you contribute towards completing our platform development, including Android and IOS Applications, Server, and Database for RydUp. You leverage your software skills to help design and develop key components of these platforms throughout the work term.

Responsibilities
Assist in software architecture development:
● Java for Android, Swift for IOS, Node.js for Server, and MongoDB for Database.
Design and implement software components:
● Restful APIs.
● Connecting Python APIs to Node.js.
● Firebase components.
Assist in Software testing and deployment:
● Front-end and Back-end

Requirements
● Current enrolment in an undergraduate program related to marketing, communications, business or in a similar field at York University.
● Familiarity with marketing computer software and social media platforms.
● Good understanding of the latest marketing trends and techniques.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits
As a member of RydUp, the right candidate for this role is a highly self-motivated, entrepreneurial individual who has strong interpersonal and communication skills. The role will allow you to be creative and innovative by applying your skills and learning new ones as you go. You will have the opportunity to move forward with new ideas that you discover from our potential users.

To apply for this position email your resume to Artem Solovey at artems@yorku.ca

Job Description | PDF

BeTimeful is looking for a marketing intern who is looking to gain incredible experience while helping people become less distracted by social media.

Working closely with the CMO, the marketing intern will learn about everything that’s required to build and execute a B2C marketing strategy.

Here are some of the tasks that the marketing intern will engage in:
● Writing blog content on productivity, motivation, and social media addiction
● Create an ideal customer persona
● Create marketing collateral that highlights the value proposition
● Develop, maintain, and expand marketing channels
● In-depth and hands-on experience with advertising platforms such as Facebook, Google Adwords, Snapchat, TikTok & more
● Create content calendars
● Monitor all social media platforms for trending news, ideas, and feedback
● Research and evaluate competitor marketing and digital content

Here is what you’ll learn by the end of your internship:
● How to properly market B2C SaaS companies
● How to create and execute a marketing plan
● Digital Marketing and Advertising (Facebook, Google, SEO etc.)
● How to develop communication plans that attract, convert and retain customers
● How to conduct customer research and identify pain points

Why join BeTimeful?
BeTimeful is creating a unique company culture around productivity, collaboration, and making a positive impact on the world. BeTimeful is helping individuals gain control over their bad social media habits. We’ve already helped 1000s of individuals save time from social media distraction and return to their productive habits. If you’re ambitious, willing to learn, and want to make an impact on the world positively, come join us.

To apply for this position, email your resume to Daniyal Dehleh at Daniyal@betimeful.com

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About BeTimeful
BeTimeful is a proud Lassonde startup that’s making social media less addictive so people can stay connected, not distracted. The browser extension and the mobile app gets used by thousands of people from all around the world (including York University students) so that they can live a happier and more productive life. Hence, the codes you’d be writing would be changing lives.

About the job
The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and debugging our browser extension using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. This candidate will be able to translate user and business needs into functional front-end design for our browser extension.

In this internship, you will not only get to hone your programming skills but also be involved in other parts of the business. This will teach what makes a startup successful so that you’d have a higher chance of success in a startup if you were to start your own one day.

Responsibilities
● Designing, developing, and testing features for our browser extension
● Take out any bugs reported by the users
● Accurately translate user and business needs into functional frontend code

Qualifications
● 2+ years’ experience in frontend development
● Experience building object-oriented web applications in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

To apply for this position email your resume to Daniyal Dehleh at Daniyal@betimeful.com


Area
REEFERS is a sustainability company based around the creation of a refrigeration cycle for trucks.

Role
With the company’s expansion, we would like to create a website to showcase the work the company does, the progress and other important features to attract users as well as possible investors. This is where we would need someone to design and create a website and a LinkedIn page.

Responsibilities
● Create an interactive website for the company that represents all the features and representation of the venture.
● Build a social media platform and a website for the start-up.
 

Job Qualification
The job qualifications of the person interested are to have some area of UX design as well as web development. There is no limit on year of a degree but would prefer a 2nd year or hire a degree student. An undergraduate domestic student enrolled at York University in the Software or Computer program.

To apply for this position email your resume to Youssef Demashkieh at mohamad7@my.yorku.ca


Area
REEFERS is a sustainability company based around the creation of refrigeration cycle for trucks.

Role
With the company’s expansion, there needs to be a certain level of legality brought in place. This is where we would require an assistance from a law student to help us with documentation, IP laws, partnership & funding agreements review and so forth.

Responsibilities
The student will need to create legal documents such as NDAs. They will also be able to review partnership and investment agreements and possibly give their insights on the deals. Other responsibilities would be to assist in filing a provincial or/and federal patent, as well as assist in intellectual properties matters.

Job Qualification
The student needs to be an upper year law student. He/She will need to have either knowledge on the responsibility topics and/or resources to assist us in the matters.

To apply for this position email your resume to Youssef Demashkieh mohamad7@my.yorku.ca

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