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Focused Ultrasound High School Summer Research Program

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Each summer, we hire a number of motivated and hard-working high-school students to assist us in a variety of projects we are working on in our lab. Our goal is not only to further our progress, but also to allow these students the experience of working in a lab environment. During the summer, students will gain enriched, hands-on knowledge in the fields of physics, engineering and biology that would be difficult to attain elsewhere. We hope to nurture a passion for science and engineering in the next generation and help students move closer to their goals.

Read more about what we do.

Join our team

We are expanding our employee search to include students from all high schools in the Greater Toronto Area. If you are hard-working, enjoy math and sciences, and would like to benefit from a lab environment during the summer, then our summer student program might be of interest to you.

Though high marks are preferable, they are not the only achievements and qualities we seek in our applicants. We also take interest in individuals who are excellent at working in a team and have good communication skills. Being well-rounded and having a wide range of hobbies and interests will not be overlooked. Due to the high level of difficulty in the projects our interns are expected to complete, we are looking for students who are in grades 11 or 12. If you are interested in applying for a position, then please send the following documents by email or mail to the contact listed below.

Eligibility

  • Must be 16 years of age by July 1, 2018
  • Must be able to commit full-time hours Monday to Friday during July and August 2018 as this is a paid position. 

Required Documents

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • Student application form 
  • Confidential teacher evaluation form. Please submit only one teacher evaluation form.
    Note: The confidential teacher evaluation form must be submitted directly to Kristina Mikloska by email: kristina.mikloska@sunnybrook.ca. Only those forms sent directly from a teacher will be accepted.

The application documents for the summer 2018 program will be posted in mid-December.

An information night for interested students will be held at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in January 2018. Please stay tuned for more details.

Applications for the summer 2018 program will be due in early February 2018.

Contact Information

Kristina Mikloska
Lab manager, focused ultrasound lab
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Email: kristina.mikloska@sunnybrook.ca