During the summer, between the first and second year of the program, students are matched with a decision-making organization to undertake a research residency. This experience is expected to assist students in understanding how research is used in decision making; to provide an opportunity to apply theory in a practical setting; and to explore the merits of whether projects undertaken could be more fully developed as potential thesis research areas.
When students participate in their research residency it is anticipated that they will receive a monthly stipend. However, this is a matter for individual organizations and as such cannot be guaranteed.

Placement organizations have included:
  • Health Care Corporation of St. John's
  • New Brunswick Department of Health and Wellness
  • Nova Scotia Department of Health
  • UPEI School of Nursing
Please note: although each site Program Lead will assist students in being matched with an organization it is the student’s responsibility to secure a work placement.