Partner with us

If you are a small business interested in collaborating with Humber students, please review the information below, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

What We Offer 

Our team of talented Humber students can provide the following:

  • Website development (WordPress or Shopify)
  • Graphic design and branding
  • Photography & videography for the website
  • Blog and Social Media setup and integration
  • A user manual and one-on-one training session on how to update and maintain the website

Eligibility & Partner’s Contribution 

  • Eligible business partners must be registered in Ontario
  • Funding received from the the Government of Ontario and Ontario Centres of Excellence, a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE), contributes to the salary, materials, and other costs of these projects. The business partner is required to match OCE funding 1:1 in cash and in-kind, of which at least $500 must be in cash
  • The business partner contribution must include the following:
    • WordPress or Shopify account fees (monthly or annual fees paid online directly to the vendor; in kind)
    • Cost of purchasing stock images and videos, as needed
    • Salary of a business partner employee (in kind) – each partner is expected to make a time commitment to the project to work directly with the Humber team, review progress, and provide feedback
  • The project will be managed by Humber’s faculty lead. To ensure successful completion of the project, the business partner is expected to meet regularly with the Humber team, based on the project requirements

The Process

  • Potential business partners are invited to submit an application form (PDF)
  • Applicants will be invited to attend a meeting at Humber College’s Applied Research & Innovation
  • Successful applicants will be contacted to follow-up and develop a Partnership Agreement
  • Students will be hired by Humber College, and project work can start as early as September 2017 and end March 2018

For more info on VEB, visit Ontario Centres for Excellence

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