Jobs in Research

Obtaining hands-on research experience is imperative to many students to help determine if research is the appropriate career path for them. Resources available to you are:

*Database: Research Opportunities Database

*This is not a job bank, but rather a list of professors who tend to hire science students on a volunteer, part-time or summer basis (paid or unpaid).

If you are a professor and would like to be included in this database, please contact linda [dot] cicuta [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Linda Cicuta).

Resources for Undergraduate Students in Science

If you are a Science student, consider the following programs from the Faculty of Science.

Student Work Programs

If you are looking for student work or internship programs, consult the following websites.

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Health Network / Research Centres

If you are looking to gain some experience in health service or working in labs, consider volunteering or visiting the following health departments/clinics or research centers for opportunities.

  • McGill Research and International Relations
    McGill research centres, inter-university research centres, hospital research centres, networks of centres of excellence and research facilities (on-campus, off-campus, inter-institution).

Hospitals and Health Network

Life Sciences / Sciences



Job Websites

Job websites that offer research opportunities.

Science Alternatives

Looking for alternative careers? Learn other career options from this website:

Alternative Career - Patent Agent

Science Writing


For a list of organizations recruiting students or graduates for science editing/writing:

Please note that CaPS and McGill do not endorse any particular websites/services; the listing is for your information only.

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