Eligible interns must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Recent graduate in neuroscience or related field from a recognized post-secondary institution
- Not currently or previously an OBI intern
- Legally entitled to work in Canada
The internship opportunities will focus on the following program areas:
- collate and monitor research program milestones and budget reporting documents
- plan workshops and meetings for the Integrated Discovery Programs
- facilitate disbursement of research funds to programs
- maintain and track data acquisition on Brain-CODE
- assist in the planning of meetings and workshops on informatics
- coordinate and support data harmonization efforts for Brain-CODE
- support documentation design and delivery related to Brain-CODE
- support platform development planning and tracking of Brain-CODE
- identify and review potential funding/investment opportunities for Ontario neurotech companies
- create and maintain profiles of local and global neurotech companies
- conduct competitive analyses on key areas of the neurotech sector on a global basis
- develop and implement KT plans with OBI research programs
- organize "Talk and Listen" tours at universities and hospitals across the province
- review applications from not-for-profit groups for the Event Funding Program
- plan workshops and meetings for the Evaluation Support program
- identify indicators to evaluate the economic and health impact of OBI activities
- monitor and evaluate press coverage related to OBI and global neuroscience events
- implement, and monitor a robust social media strategy
- plan and create content for the OBI blog, website, and newsletter
- draft materials for the press, including press releases, background information for journalists, answers to media enquiries and other communications materials
- organize public and media events
Recruitment process and timelines
OBI internships run in a six-month cycle with five interns hired in early Spring of each year. Internship opportunities at partner organizations may appear throughout the year. Please see Opportunities page for current openings.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the OBI Internal Internship?
What opportunities are currently available?
What are the qualifications required?
•Familiarity with Ontario neuroscience research and brain disorders
•Interest in the not-for-profit sector
•Strong oral and written communication
•Time management and organization
•Independent research skills
•Experience with event coordination
•French language (where required)
As it relates to the culture and mandate of OBI, the ideal candidate will also have:
•Experience with collaborative projects and a team-oriented environment
•Attitude - Desire to learn and acquire new knowledge and skills, enthusiasm
•Interpersonal skills - Ability to comfortably and pleasantly deal with a variety of people
What is the compensation?
Where are the internships located?
438 University Avenue, Suite 1618 Toronto, Ontario M5G2K8.
What is the process for applying?
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org