Last Updated

15 Jan 2021

Grand Challenges Canada Call for Applications: 2021 Summer Student Program

Each summer, Grand Challenges Canada welcomes passionate and driven students from a variety of disciplines to join the team as part of the Summer Student Program.

Grand Challenges Canada’s Summer Students will work in and across the following areas, based on their interests and experience:

  • Global Health Innovation
  • Humanitarian Innovation
  • Indigenous Innovation
  • Communications
  • Knowledge Management and Translation

Positions available:

  • Communications Summer Student (to support the execution of the organization’s communications strategy and assist with key day-today operational functions).
  • Humanitarian Grand Challenge Program Summer Student
  • Indigenous Summer Student
  • Knowledge Management & Translation
  • Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs Summer Student


To be eligible for the Summer Student Program, at the time of submitting an application, individuals must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution or have graduated within the last year (12 months) from a post-secondary institution. International students are eligible to apply as long as they meet the standard eligibility criteria.

Read more here

Applications deadline January 21, 2021.