CBU Work Study Bursary Program – Environmental Lab Research Assist. – Job Number 2015F004


Job/Project Description:

Environmental Lab Research Assistants are highly motivated, conscientious, enthusiastic individuals working in the VCSEE laboratory to support on going research, especial in water remediation and environmental nanotechnology. Expectations include a self-motivated person who is an independent worker to help organise literature and data from on going research projects.


The Intern will be assigned tasks including but not limited to:

  • Literature review, and literature database organisation
  • Water sample processing
  • Data entry, coding and analysis
  • Other duties as assigned

The incumbent will be responsible, intra alia, organising literature into Endnote database, searching and reviewing literature to support on-going research, assist in data entry and analysis. Mostly the work will be related to research on pharmaceuticals in waste water

Student Qualifications:

Students from any academic background are encouraged to apply. However, we are looking for students who have interest or knowledge in:

  • Analytical chemistry procedures
  • Pharmaceuticals in the environment and water
  • Statistics and data analysis skill

Good computer skill mostly with emphasis on scientific software

Application Details

Start Date:  Mid-September

End Date:  Mid-December

Hours:  All positions are part time, hours TBD

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position.  If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to:  awards@cbu.ca     Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered.  All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to:  http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/applications/

Deadline to apply is September 11, 2015.