CLOSED: High School Internship Application

Summer 2016 Competition
High School Internship Application

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The Department of Engineering Physics at McMaster is pleased to offer up to one paid summer internship for high school students completing Grade 10 or 11 during the summer of 2016. Each four to six-week internship will be supervised by one of McMaster’s Engineering Physics faculty members in the following areas of research:

  • Photovoltaics
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Microelectronics
  • Photonics

Application Details

Application is closed. The voting period starts soon. Please stay tuned.

Check out our poster!

Who Can Apply?
Any high school student completing Grade 10 or 11 in June 2016, who is interested in science and technology and in exploring Engineering Physics as an academic discipline for university-level study.

The application deadline is May 31st, 2016; 11:59pm EST.

Scholarship Value
This is an extraordinary training and learning opportunity and the trainee will be compensated for the four to six-week internship.

Video Submission and User Engagement
Once the video is submitted to Vimeo, the link must be included in the online application form.

The submitted videos will be hosted on the Department of Engineering Physics website and Facebook page and will go through a 2-week public voting period during the first two weeks of June. Your application will be judged based on your ability in engaging the public, so please encourage people in your network to view and vote for the top videos.

How to Apply?
The application process involves filling the Summer Internship Application below and submitting a two-minute video on Vimeo.  In the video, the applicant must:

  • Demonstrate an experiment that explains a physics concept you have learnt in school or encountered in real-life.
  • Choose an experiment that can be safely performed.
  • Verbally explain the physics behind the observations.
  • Explain why you would be a suitable candidate for an Engineering Physics Internship at McMaster.


The application for Summer 2016 is now open! To view last year’s candidates please click here