Research & Innovation

Volunteer Opportunities In Research

Research Internship Program

If you’re interested in learning how research is conducted in a large healthcare network, you may wish to participate in our 10-week volunteer program, which runs from June 5 – August 14th, 2017.

Here are some of the tasks, projects, and activities you’ll get to experience as a research volunteer:

  • Learn how externally sponsored clinical trials are implemented through the SLUHN Clinical Trials Office.
  • Learn how the Institutional Review Board operates and help assist with its administrative functions
  • Receive one-on-one mentoring from post-doctoral researchers and faculty members.
  • Attend research curriculum lectures on a wide range of different topics ranging from hypothesis testing to writing a manuscript to the role of the Institutional Review Board.
  • Potentially participate in individual research projects with SLUHN faculty and staff.

In order to be considered for this program, please email the documents listed under “How Do I Get Started?” to Dr. Jill Stoltzfus, Research Institute Director (, no later than March 1st. Selected applicants will then be contacted for an interview by March 13th.

How Do I Get Started?

  • Application Form
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • One-page letter of recommendation from a non-family member (preferably a professor or employer) describing your skills and abilities as they pertain to the volunteer research position.