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 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


1707 B&C

Breakfast Networking session – Grad Studies and Internships/Residencies



Biomedical Sciences Open House & Networking Event

May 23 all day

Rozanski Hall

Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses Symposium




May 25 all day


ICCI 2017 Cancer Research Symposium (20)

June 4


Annual Meeting of the Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network

June 6

1707 B&C

Breakfast Networking session with CAHLN participants (lab animal DVMs)



May 30 AM


Oral Presentations 1

May 31 AM


Oral Presentations 2

Week of June 19


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)



Tour with meetings at research centre

June  24 all day


Behind the scenes at the Toronto Zoo

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