The Trev and Joyce Deeley Research Centre (DRC) is pleased to offer high school programs geared towards grade 11 students. These programs have been designed to provide high school students an opportunity to explore cancer research from the front lines and learn the latest techniques in the fight against cancer. Successful applicants will spend the summer between grades 11 and 12 at the DRC housed within BC Cancer’s Victoria Centre. Students registered in Vancouver Island secondary schools are eligible to apply.

The High School Internship Program (HSIP) is an 8-week summer program that runs from July-August each summer. The application deadline is March 1, 2024. All secondary schools on Southern Vancouver Island are eligible to nominate two Grade 11 students. Interested students should contact the science department at their school to inquire about the school's internal process for determining the nominees. For additional information please download the Application guidelines HSIP 2024.pdf

The application period for the 2024 HSIP is now open.


If you have any questions about the program or application process please contact David Bond, Research Operation Leader, at

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