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Undergraduate Summer Research Program
at The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Program Description: This program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to work throughout the summer in a laboratory at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute. Students will work on a project assigned to them by their laboratory supervisor gaining valuable experience and research skills.

Eligibility: Students must have completed, at the minimum, their second undergraduate year of a recognized university science program by May 2024.

Application Procedure: Prospective students must apply ONLINE and submit the following:
- Resume or CV

- Cover Letter that includes the area(s) of research you are interested in

- Unofficial transcript (online printout/screenshot is sufficient)

- Names and contact information of two (2) references (academic preferred)


  • Deadline: March 1, 2024

Only ONE application per person is permitted. All additional applications will be deleted. 

  • Selection Process: The summer student program is extremely competitive. Individual scientists select their own summer students; there is no centralized selection process. Please be aware that acceptances are made on a rolling basis.

  • Due to the volume of applications received, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Conditions of Summer Program: Students will be expected to complete a three (3) month period at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and work full-time hours (37.5 hours per week). Students will work on a project assigned to them by their laboratory supervisor. In addition, students will be required to summarize their work in the form of a poster presentation at an event near the end of the summer.

Stipend: Students will be paid at an hourly rate of $16.55 + 4% vacation pay.  




Additional questions can be addressed to Susan Chou by email at:

You can expect to receive an email response within 2-3 business days.