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Grand Challenges Canada: 2015 Summer Student Program

Posted by GHO Admin on December 15, 2014 in Students

Application Deadline: Jan 23, 2015
Program Dates: May 4 - Aug 28, 2015

Grand Challenges Canada is now accepting applications to their Summer Student Program. 

This is an opportunity for students to gain meaningful, hands-on experience in the diverse, interdisciplinary field of global health.

Each summer, Grand Challenges Canada welcomes passionate and driven students from a variety of disciplines to work as part of our team, through the Summer Student Program. 


  • Contribute to an innovative and well-known organization at the vanguard of global health
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team in your area of interest and gain valuable experience for your future
  • Attend regular speaker events featuring prominent researchers, clinicians, investors, leaders and thinkers in the global health sphere
  • Learn from our team through Grand Challenges Canada’s mentorship program
  • Develop your communication, analytic and networking skills.

Summer students will work in and across the following areas within Grand Challenges Canada, based on their interests and experience: 

  • Targeted Challenges Programs (Saving Lives at Birth, Saving Brains, Global Mental Health)
  • Stars in Global Health
  • Communications
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Investment.

Job descriptions for each position can be found here.