Summer Opportunities


Summer Job Opportunities

For more details about job opportunities for students please follow this link to the Human Resources site.  Many of the part-time positions available at Western are open to our students year round.  Jobs are posted under Staff Careers on the Working at Western website.  Departments may also post jobs within the department or through Career Central.

Dean's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (DUROP)

The Dean's Undergraduate Research Opportunites Porgram is directed at providing outstanding science and basic medical science undergraduate students with the opportunity to acquire research experience and to discover the value of a biomedical research career. 

Awards are valued at $6,000

The application deadline for Summer 2018 opportunities occurs in mid-February. Cofirmation that DUROP will be available in 2017 will be posted in early January 2018.

More details and the application can be found on the Schulich Graduate Studies>DUROP website.

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA)

NSERC (USRA) enable undergraduate students to gain research experience under the supervision of a faculty member who holds an active NSERC award.

The award stipend provided by NSERC is $4500 for 16 weeks of work. In addition, students receive a minimum 25% supplement provided from other sources.

Deadline for 2018 USRA applications submitted to the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Monday, January 22, 2018 at 4:00pm.

For more details, including links to the application site and deadlines please visit the Schulich Research website

Contact information:
Stacey Bastien
Administrative Assistant with the Research Office.
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Research Office,
Clinical Skills Building, Second Floor, 2720,
t.  519.661.2111 ext. 87908
e. Stacey Bastien

Western Internal Funding - Student Grants

Internal funding opportunities sponsored by Research Western are provided to those who meet the individual eligibility requirements for each program. Please read the program guidelines carefully, and forward any inquiries to (or email the contact identified on the program's website).