If you are an undergraduate or graduate student interested in gaining research work experience, check out these opportunities.

Undergrad Research Opportunity Program (UROP)

The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) provides undergraduate students with unique and exciting opportunities to explore cutting-edge research at the University of Ottawa while they define their professional goals. Deadline is October.

For more information: Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Undergrad Student Research Awards Program (USRA)

Undergraduate student research awards provide financial support for students who want to gain research work experience that complements their studies. Deadline is February.

For more information: Undergraduate Student Research Awards Program (USRA) – Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Work Study Program

The University of Ottawa’s Work-Study program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to work on campus part time during the academic year and full-time during the summer. It is a great opportunity to gain valuable hands-on work experience in your field.

For more information: Work-Study Program

Co-Op Program

Co-operative education is the answer when you are working towards your future. Study terms and paid work terms alternate. You end up with a degree and a year or more of practical work experience.

For more information: CO-OP | Current students

Training Program

We encourage students, technicians, and professors to come to Ottawa to process their own samples for radiocarbon analysis. Other than covering the analytical cost, the program is free!

For more information: Training Program

Graduate studies