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MPSRC Internship Program

Thank you for your interest in the MPSRC! We accept undergraduate students each year to complete an eight-month internship program with us. You are able to complete a third year research project or fourth year thesis project during the course of the internship. Internships run from September through April. To get the most out of your experience with the MPSRC, we recommend you consider starting a project for your third year research course and continuing that project for your fourth year thesis. 

Please click here to complete an application for internships beginning in September 2018: MPSRC Internship Application 2018/2019

The application deadline for this year is Sunday April 1, 2018 at 11:59pm. ​

If you are interested in completing an internship with Pediatric Urology and would like more information on current research, please contact the research assistant for urology, Melissa McGrath at mcgram2@mcmaster.ca. 

If you are interested in completing an internship with Pediatric General Surgery and would like more information on current research, please contact the research assistant for ​general surgery,Tessa Elliott at elliot1@mcmaster.ca. 

 

Benefits of interning with the MPSRC 

Our students have the opportunity to:

  • Be involved in the clinical research process
  • Receive training an take an active role in patient enrolment
  • Collect, manage, and analyze research data
  • Prepare and deliver research presentations

Skills acquired include:

  • Research methodology
  • Ethics submissions
  • Critical thinking 

Depending on student contributions to project and supervisor agreement, publication and presentation is possible. 

MPSRC Student Research Night

The MPSRC Student Research Night is an an annual meeting where students completing internships within the MPSRC present their research work to MPSRC staff, full-time researchers, and other students. This is an opportunity to gain feedback on their work at the mid-point of their projects and improve their manuscript writing and presentation skills.

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