The DRC is pleased to be able to offer high school programs geared towards Grade 11 students. These programs have been designed to offer high school students the opportunity to explore cancer research from the front lines and learn the latest techniques being used today in the fight against cancer. Students spend the summer between grade 11 and grade 12 at the Trev and Joyce Deeley Research Centre in the BC Cancer Agency. Schools that are eligible to apply, are schools located on Vancouver Island.

The High School Internship Program (HSIP) is an 8-week summer program that runs from July-August each summer. Students need to apply by March 1st of every year. All secondary schools on 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 2020 HSIP Application Guidelines.

Applications for the 2020 HSIP program are now being accepted. Please submit your application online along with the Application Signature Page.

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

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