Requirements and Deadline

Summer students posing

The Summer Student program is open to all university undergraduate students in their first, second or third year of study. Co-op students in their 4th (out of 5) years are also encouraged to apply. 

Successful applicants have:

  • A strong record of academic achievement and a demonstrated interest in scientific research.
  • A minimum required average of least B+ for all university courses completed to date.

Only the most talented and promising students are selected for interviews with prospective supervisors and approximately 50 students are admitted into the program each summer.

Required Documentation

To apply to the Summer Student Program, you will need to submit:

  • The MBP Summer Student online application
  • Undergraduate transcripts from all institutions attended. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the online application. Students who are hired will be asked to send hard copies of their official transcripts to the MBP office.
    • Two online references.

Application Deadline

Students may submit applications until Thursday April 30, 2020, however please be aware that MBP faculty will begin reviewing completed applications and making hiring decisions as of mid-January 2020.