Summer Research Program
WISEST places 40 students in research positions during the summer. Professional and personal development sessions are included in this 6-week paid internship program. Students will gain experience in projects that may be considered less traditional to them. Female and non-binary students are placed in a STEM project, and we also have a few placements for male students who are demonstrate a genuine interest in nursing, nutrition and/or human ecology.
Participants: this program is open to students in Grade 11.
Applications: opens on February 1st of each year.
This fun and interactive one-day conference provides participants with opportunities to learn that there is more to science than medicine, more to engineering than building bridges, and more to technology than sitting behind a computer screen. Conference attendees will engage in hands-on activities, meet role models, and discover diverse career paths.
Participants: this conference is open to young women and non-binary students in grades 10, 11, and 12.
Applications: opens on October 1st of each year.