Position Information

PART regularly has clinical research assistant opportunities on campus at BC Children's Hospital for university students who are interested in clinical research. Positions are full time Monday-Friday, for either an eight-month term for co-op students or a four-month summer studentship.

We ask that students who are offered a position, make an effort to apply for all awards available to them.

Please read below for details regarding the positions and available student awards.

Co-op Positions

Co-op student positions run for a minimum of eight months starting from either January (Winter), May (Summer), or September (Fall).

The selection process for these positions occur four months prior to the starting term. You must first apply through your university's job portal and then complete our application form on this page.

Please check the UBC Science Co-op job listing or follow us on twitter to be notified when a new application cycle begins.

Undergraduate & Graduate Summer Studentships

Summer student positions run for four months from May through August.

The selection process for these positions open in December and close middle of January.

Please check this page below or follow us on twitter to be notified when a new application cycle begins.

Medicine Summer Studentships

Summer student positions for medical students run for four months from May through August.

UBC first year medical students are welcome to combine their six-week FLEX block with a summer studentship. Opportunities exist for those who complete a summer block with us to continue FLEX project work through subsequent years of medical school.

The selection process for these positions open in December and close middle of January.

Please check this page below or follow us on twitter to be notified when a new application cycle begins.

Volunteer

Occasionally volunteer opportunities can pop up, depending on required skill set and current team capacity.

If you are interested in volunteering with our team, please complete the application form below and we will keep your CV on file should anything that fits your profile come along.

Student Awards

There are many awards available to help fund student positions. A number of these can be found below and this list is not exhaustive. If you have found an award that is not listed, there is space to enter its details on the application form.

BC Children's Hospital Summer Student Research Program

UBC Faculty of Medicine Summer Student Research Program

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award

BioTalent Student Work Placement Program

ICTC Work Integrated Learning Digital Subsidy

Innovate BC Innovator Skills Initiative Program

Please ensure you are eligible for the funding opportunities you would like to pursue when filling out your application.

Application Form

The application form for all positions can be found here.

Please note that applications emailed directly to investigators of the BCCH Department of Anesthesia will not be accepted.

Current Selection Cycles

Positions and updates on the current status of their selection process can be found below. Key months to check for when new cycles begin are December/January, May, and September.

Summer Co-op

Current status: The Summer 2023 cycle for co-op students is now open.

Please check the co-op listing for deadlines. Co-op applicants must submit two applications, first through their co-op job listing and one here.

Emails will be sent to applicants who are short-listed for interviews. If you have applied and are waiting to hear back, keep an eye on this page for updates as the selection process progresses.

Summer Undergraduate, Medical, and Graduate Studentships

Current status: The Summer 2023 cycle for Undergraduate, Medical, and Graduate students is now open.
Application deadline: January 4, 2023.

Emails will be sent to applicants who are short-listed for interviews. If you have applied and are waiting to hear back, keep an eye on this page for updates as the selection process progresses.

Fall Co-op

The Fall 2022 cycle for co-op students is now closed. Thank-you for all who applied, our position has been filled.

The next selection cycle will begin in May 2023 for Fall 2023.

Winter Co-op

The Winter 2023 cycle for co-op students is now closed. Thank-you for all who applied, our position has been filled.

The next selection cycle will begin in September 2023 for Winter 2024.