Summer Career Opportunities and Research Exploration 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.


Worshops/Meetings/ Onsite activity        Conference              Outing

Date & Time



May 9, 12:30 – 1:20

Room 1714

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

May 10, all day

PAHL 1800

2017 Campbell Centre Animal Welfare Research Symposium

May 23 all day

Rozanski Hall

Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses Symposium

May 25 all day


ICCI 2017 Cancer Research Symposium (20)

May 30 AM


Oral Presentations 1

May 31 AM


Oral Presentations 2

June 5th all day

PAHL 1800

Annual Meeting of the Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network

June 6th early AM

1707 B&C

Breakfast Networking session with CAHLN participants (lab animal DVMs)

June 7th

PAHL 1810

Canadian Association of Veterinary Pathologists Conference (15)

June 15, 12 – 1:30

Start at 1713

A Look into Biomedical Sciences: Departmental Open House and Networking with Grad Students

June 20


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



June 28th at lunch


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

July 6th at lunch

2500 (Pop Med)

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

July 12 early AM

1707 B&C

Breakfast Networking session – Grad Studies and Internships/Residencies



Tour with meetings at an external research centre

August 8, AM


Tour of Elora Dairy Research and Innovation Centre 

August 15 & 16

1707 B&C

Poster presentations

August 17 at 12:30

1707 B&C

Final luncheon for participants and advisors, presentation of awards