The Summer Student Research Program is a summer internship program for undergraduate, graduate and health professional program students. Please find below some frequently asked questions about the program.
Who is eligible?
At the time of application, students must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or health professional program. Only students who are enrolled in an academic program for Fall 2021 will be considered.
How do I apply?
Positions will be posted in mid-December. Please visit Careers at Women's College Hospital to view postings for open positions in the program with application details.
In accordance with Hospital policy, employment at Women's College Hospital is conditional upon providing the Hospital with satisfactory documentation of tuberculosis testing and your immunization.
Do I have to submit a cover letter?
Yes. You should submit a cover letter which describes your specific interests, qualifications for the position or field of research you are applying for.
I sent my application. When will I hear if I have been selected for an interview?
Applicants will be notified in late February if they have been selected for an interview. Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Can international students apply?
Yes, international students may apply to the program.
What are the hours of work and program length?
The program typically runs Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, this may vary slightly with research mentors. Projects will run for a minimum of 12 weeks up to a maximum of 16 weeks.
When is the deadline for applications?
The application deadline will be provided within the job description. The application will be open for several weeks.
What remuneration do summer students receive?
Students are paid between $14.25 and $15 per hour based on 37.5 hours per week with 4% vacation pay.