Requirements and Deadline

Summer students posing

*Please note that decisions regarding running the Summer Student program in 2021 will be based on the status of COVID-19 restrictions at the time the program begins.

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

*Please note that decisions regarding running the Summer Student program in 2021 will be based on the status of COVID-19 restrictions at the time the program begins.

Applications to the Summer 2021 Summer Student Program, including all supporting documentation, are due by the extended January 25, 2021 deadline.