Get involved! Get networked!
Students may join the AMA – last I checked for students the rate is….free! Here’s the link to AMA’s Toronto chapter:
Also – some terrific Research Organizations to join:
- CRIC – The Canadian Research Insights Counsel Canada’s voice of the research, insights and analytics industry both domestically and globally, offering standards and advocacy, as well as commitments to diversity. CRIC is endorsed by both ESOMAR and Women in Research. You can sign up to receive Canadian news here.
- CAIP-PAIM – The Canadian Analytics and Insights Professional designation is available for those researchers who wish to become certified in Canada with a Canadian owned designation. Sign up to receive CAIP-PAIM news here.
- ESOMAR – Researchers wishing to become individual members of a marketing association have been warmly welcomed by the global community via ESOMAR. Sign up to receive ESOMAR news here.
- Insights Association – Canadians have also been warmly welcomed by the Insights Association’s Canada chapter. Receive IA news here.
There is also
The MRIA had served as an industry association to provide resources, forums, networking events, job fairs, input on industry standards, an industry voice; in August 2018 they closed. Not sure what the role or scope of the reformed version might end up looking like; feel free to decide for yourself. https://mria-arim.ca/
Here, in no particular order, are links to some job boards at some of the major (very credible!) players in the research community
Dr Annie Pettit – survey guru, pay-it-forward industry icon
Element 54 https://element-54.com/
Logit Group (parent of Q-FI)
Kantar Millward Brown (also own Vividata PMB)
Delvinia (asking Canadians)
Dynata/ SSI (Survey Sampling Intl)