Youth Canada

ROPES 2008

ROPES 2008
Focus: Math and Science, Multidisciplinary
Opportunity Type: Program
Location: Greater Toronto Area
Student Grade: 11, 12
Available to students from: Ontario
Time of year: Summer
Prerequisites: N/A
Cost: N/A (Paid job)
Website: Click here
Contact: See website
Application Deadline: See website

This program is open to students in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) who have just completed their Grade 11 year. Students will be paid to work for six weeks as a research assistant in a science or engineering university research laboratory. During that period students will have the chance to:

  • Gain unique first-hand research experience that may encourage them to pursue diverse career opportunities
  • Gain exposure to university environment, research groups, technical laboratories and latest research tools.
  • Learn about the different fields of study in engineering and science
  • Gain research experience from direct interaction with graduate students and collaboration with other research assistants
  • Develop analytical, problem solving, and technical writing skills
  • Develop teamwork, communication, and presentation skills which will be beneficial in post secondary studes

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