Research Internship FAQ's

What is a research internship?
A research internship is a work experience directly related to your field of study or career interest.

Why should I do a research internship?
Completing a research internship has its advantages. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain work experience and explore different aspects of research
  • Network with leading researchers at SLUHN
  • Gain work experience in healthcare and research

Does SLUHN offer volunteering opportunity in research?
Yes, the program offers volunteering opportunity for those interested in research.

Can high school students apply?
No, the program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students. You can apply for the SLUHN high school volunteering program via the volunteer services website.

When are applications due?
Applications must be received by the deadline dates (Feb. 1, Apr. 1, and Oct. 1).

How many hours a week are required for the research internship?
Students are required to complete a minimum of 8 hours per week (128 hours per semester).

Can I complete more than one research internship?
Yes, you will need to apply for each research internship request separately.

Do you offer paid internships?
No, the internship program does not provide financial compensation.