August Opportunities Newsletter 2017 I Powered by Project Sigma

Innovate at MedHacks 2017 with the Brightest Minds

MedHacks is a hackathon hosted on September 8-10, 2017 at the John Hopkins University. The hackathon will feature global experts on medical fields! Non-travel reimbursement applications are due August 25, 2017. The applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so if you are interested, feel free to apply early! Information about MedHacks can be found on their Facebook event page here, whereas the application link can be found here

Thank Seniors Through Chatting to Wellness
Chatting to Wellness is a non-profit organization that connects youth with seniors to improve the mental health of seniors . by harnessing the power of conversation. Chatting to Wellness provide friends to seniors through one-on-one Chatting Sessions at retirement homes, long term car, and nursing homes, in Hamilton.  Conversations provide the most basic human care to those that are neglected, because small changes accumulate and a collective effort makes a difference. It’s a small way to say “thank you” to those who built our society. Apply to be a volunteer with Chatting to Wellness today through their website.



The Knowledge Society (TKS) Toronto is launching its third session of its highly sought-out after-school innovation program session. Their curriculum covers a wide range of topics from cryptocurrency to genomics, augmented reality to self-driving cars.The program enables students to meet leading professionals in all the tech fields,  attend high level conferences, and obtain internships through personal networking. Students between the ages of 13-17 should visit the TKS website  for more information. Application deadline: August 27, 2017.


Join the Mathstronauts Crew

Mathstronauts is an after school program that allow middle school students to gain exposure to STEM and new technologies including 3D printing. If you are a student over the age of 16 in Hamilton, consider volunteering! You will help teach and mentor your younger peers over two terms at various middle schools. To volunteer, email by August 31st, 2017.  

Intern with Clinalleve

Clinalleve is searching for  volunteers/interns to assist with their media department. This great opportunity allows for volunteering remotely, and will help you learn about media, graphic design, and more!  This is an opportunity most suitable for busy students who want to volunteer remotely or are behind in your hours.

For those who want greater exposure into pharmacies, apply to shadow a pharmaceutical consultant in Toronto and learn about careers as a pharmacist and consultant. If you are a student who wants to help change the pharmacy world, apply to intern at Clinalleve here

Hack to the Top at MHacks
MHacks is a hackathon held at the University of Michigan between September 22-24, 2017. The event will feature android development, VR/AR, Game development, hardware, iOS development hacks for all attendees. The event is free to attend, and the event will offer up to $500 travel reimbursement for international hackers. To apply, please visit:


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