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Trainee Opportunities

At the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba we recognize the vital importance of fostering the career development and mentorship of the next generation of child health researchers. The Institute is affiliated with the University of Manitoba, where many of our trainees are registered students.

Post-Doctoral Fellow Opportunities

Individuals with doctoral degrees, pursuing post-doctoral level scientific or clinical research training are invited to explore areas of pediatric research being investigated by Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba members. Interested individuals are invited to contact the member directly to inquire about fellowship opportunities. Matching funding is available for fellowship awards through the Manitoba Health Research Council s annual competition; see the Grants and Awards Guide 2017  for more information.

Graduate Student Opportunities

Graduate students who are pursuing a Masters or PhD degree are invited to explore the areas of research that correspond with their area of study and contact the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba member directly for more details on graduate student opportunities. Matching funding opportunities for graduate students is available through the Manitoba Health Research Council s annual competition; see the Grants and Awards Guide 2017.

Undergraduate Opportunities

The Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba summer studentship program provides opportunities for university or college students to conduct research in a laboratory/clinical setting. Undergraduates (students who do not hold a degree) are encouraged to investigate the areas of research that suit their interests and contact the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba member directly to determine if they are accepting summer students. For more information on undergraduate summer studentships, see the Grants and Awards Guide 2017.

BSc Medicine and Dentistry Students

The Children\’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba provides opportunities for stipends for students pursuing their BSc (Medicine/Dentistry) during their second and third years of medical/dental school, under the supervision of a Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba member involved in child health research. Application and detailed information on this program is available through the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine and the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry.

Each of the above trainee opportunity must be supported by a Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba member. For details on our members please visit our Researcher’s Profiles.

Everyone working on-site at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba is required to complete University of Manitoba Basic Lab Safety & WHMIS training course and submit your self-test to Debbie Korpesho, 5th Floor Reception or dkorpesho@chrim.ca