Barbara Brink Internship

To recognize and celebrate Barbara Brink’s vision and outstanding contribution to founding Science World, an internship program was established. Intended to provide valuable real-world experience in the field of science education, the Barbara Brink Internship is awarded to high school seniors interested in the sciences, who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership abilities.

The successful candidate of the internship will:

  • be graduating from grade 12 this spring
  • work in a paid position, alongside Science World’s dynamic and professional staff
  • have the opportunity to execute one of several projects identified by the Selection Committee or propose a project of their own creation for consideration
  • gain once-in-a-lifetime work experience
  • upon successful completion of the project, receive a scholarship award toward their post-secondary studies

Program Components

The Barbara Brink internship is a maximum 12-week program that runs from June to August each year. A schedule will be mutually agreed upon depending on the position/project requirements and the availability of the successful candidate. Generally, a commitment of at least 8 weeks is required.

Application Process

Your application package must include:

  1. Your resume
  2. Contact information for two references: one academic (preferably from a science or math teacher) and one professional (from work or volunteer experience)
  3. Your most recent report card
  4. Applications are now closed. Please chaeck back again in Spring 2018. 

Note: Once you start filling out your online application, you'll have 24 hours to complete it.

Please contact us at barbarabrinkintern@scienceworld.ca or 604.443.7495 if you have any questions.