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:

On this page: Student Work Programs | Research Network | Alternative Careers

Student Work Programs

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

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Student Research Initiative (SRI)
This McGill student group help undergraduate students secure research positions with faculty members.  They also organize networking events to connect researchers and students. For more info: Upcoming events. For research funding: SRI awards

Research Opportunities Database
This database provides listing of Research Assistant possibilities, includes information on supervisor, discipline, job functions and position time-frame. Students should use this list as a way to network with professors on possible research opportunities and confirm position availability and details with individual supervisors.


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.

Research Centres

Health Network

Life Sciences / Sciences

Job Search Websites

The following sites list health-related and research opportunities.


Science Alternatives

Looking for alternative careers? consult the following website for career options:

Alternative Career: Patent Agent

Alternative Career: Science & Medical Writing


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