Cambrian R&D for Students
Cambrian R&D offers paid work opportunities for students in a variety of programs across the College. Available student positions will be posted on the Career Centre website (myCambrian portal); interested students are encouraged to check regularly for updated postings.
Here are some reasons why Cambrian R&D is a unique and fantastic opportunity to gain paid work experience.
You’ll acquire advanced technical and problem-solving skills
You’ll gain a competitive advantage
You can apply course content to real-life industry situations and problems
You’ll become more engaged and motivated within your field
You’ll gain paid work experience through part-time / summer employment and internships
Job opportunities for students are available through the Career Portal at myCambrian
David and Pierre Leduc -
“My favourite part of applied research is being able to work with industry partners on projects that will be used in the real world”
When local company Clickmox Solutions Inc. approached Cambrian R&D for an innovative solution to help them improve their 3D-scanning technology for underground mining cavities, David and Pierre seemed like the perfect fit.
Cambrian R&D for Faculty
Cambrian R&D seeks to work with interested faculty members across all programs at Cambrian College. Faculty members will benefit from the opportunity to mentor student researchers, support an industry or community partner with their expertise, and by continuing on a path of valuable personal and professional development.
Here are some reasons why Cambrian R&D is beneficial to you and your students.
You’ll remain current in your area of expertise with new tactical knowledge and skills
You can integrate research in the curriculum for up-to-date course content and instruction
You can observe current trends in your field
You can contribute to student success by helping them build valuable skills and enhancing their job-readiness
Rick Smith - Professor, Coordinator of the Heavy Equipment, Truck and Coach Programs
"Working with Cambrian R&D allows faculty to teach to the technology coming our way."
“It provides students with an opportunity to work on real-world problems facing real companies and better prepare them for the workforce upon graduation.”
Interested in applying your skills to future projects? Get in touch with our team to find out how you can get involved!
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The Catalyst will keep you informed about what is happening in applied research at Cambrian College. It will include Q&As with our faculty, students, and partners, as well as information about upcoming events, projects we’re working on, and fun facts. As part of my contribution to the newsletter, I hope to provide you with insights on how the department is doing and reflect on emerging trends in research and technology and how they might tie into our community.