Peter Wall Solutions Initiative – Research Internships

The Peter Wall Solutions Initiative (PWSI) enables UBC faculty members to address issues of societal importance through innovative, interdisciplinary and academically rigorous research projects. The program is offering student research internships aimed at providing first- and second-year undergraduate students with an opportunity to gain experience by participating in a university/community-based research project. Internships can start in June 2012.

Researchers will online slots engage with end-users or community partners to develop innovative research solutions that can be adopted by those end-users or other casino target communities. Areas of investigation may include environmental challenges, language and literacy, social networking, sustainability, health care delivery, poverty alleviation, human trafficking, population health and wellness, or any other innovative solution to current problems in any discipline.

The list of available internships, the application form, and other pertinent information can be found on their home page. For more information, please contact the PWSI Program Manager at solutions@pwias.ubc.ca. Deadline to apply is May 4th, 2012 at 4PM.