BC Children’s Hospital offers high school students the opportunity to participate in research education events throughout the year. These events aim to inform students of exciting research discoveries, and to encourage careers in science and research.
Upcoming events include: Mini Med School, Research Open House, Discovery Days and the Gairdner Symposium.
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For the Classroom
Do you have a large number of students interested in attending Mini Med School? Are you outside the Lower Mainland? All Mini Med School sessions are recorded and available online in the Video Library within 72-hours. Support materials are also available on request.
Do you have students interested in job shadowing, career exploration, work experience or volunteering? The research institute does not have a formal placement process for students but those interested can get involved in research by volunteering to work with investigators at BC Children's Hospital. Interested students are encouraged to view the profiles of affiliated investigators and contact the research teams directly about available opportunities. Please note, for safety reasons you must be at least 16 years old to volunteer onsite.
Other opportunities for volunteering on the Oak Street Campus include: BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital & Health Center and the BC Children's Hospital Foundation.
Students interested in learning more more about research may also be interested in the following programs offered in the Lower Mainland -