Summer Career Opportunities and Research Experience Program

About the Summer CORE Program

The Summer CORE Program offers BSc, DVM and other summer student researchers at OVC a stimulating slate of events from May to August. Read more.


Date & Time




May 5, 12:30 – 1:20

Room 1714

Orientation session for students and faculty advisors, led by Dr. Thomas Koch


May 6, all day

U Waterloo

Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association Conference


May 11, all day

Room 1800

Campbell Centre Animal Welfare Research Symposium


May 11 all day

Delta Guelph

Eastern Nutrition Conference


May 16 all day


Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine


May 17 all day

Room 1714

ICCI 2016 Cancer Research Symposium


May 24, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Room 1707 B&C

Breakfast Networking session – Grad Studies and Internships/Residencies


June 1,  9AM - noon

Room 1715

Oral Presentations 1


June 2, 9AM - noon

Room 1715

Oral Presentations 2


June 8, 12:30PM

PAHL 1810

Workshop on the Use of Animals in Research/Lab Animal Veterinary Medicine followed by a tour of the Central Animal Facility



June 22 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Room 1707 B&C

Breakfast Networking Session – Alumni From a Variety of Careers (DVM and Bachelors)

July 7, 12:30 – 1:20

Room 2500

Workshop on designing and presenting posters using PowerPoint (optional – for first time presenters)


July 13 AM - Bus leaves precisely at 9AM from outside the LA clinic entrance


Tour of Elora Dairy Research and Innovation Centre 



July 20 - 12:30 - 1:20 

 Room 1713

Discussion on One Health with Dr. Jan Sargeant



July 23 -  Bus leaves precisely at 8:30AM from outside the LA clinic entrance


Behind the scenes at the Toronto Zoo



August 8

Rozanski Hall

Conference on Diseases in Nature Communicable to Man



August 9, 10 & 11

1707 B&C

Poster presentations



August 12

1707 B&C

Final luncheon for participants and advisors, presentation of awards