Science Policy

Interested sciences and politics? Take a look at some science policy groups and resources to make science policy part of your career!

Note that while the group may be based out of a specific location, they also accept volunteers and contributors from all over the country!

Locally Based Organization

University of Toronto: Toronto Science Policy Network

McGill University: Science and Policy Exchange

University of British Columbia: SP.HERE Society

University of Ottawa: Ottawa Science Policy Network

Nationally Based Organizations

Evidence 4 Democracy


Canadian Science Policy Center

Canadian Government Youth Councils

Environment Canada

Chief Science Advisor’s Youth Council (Federal)

Comité intersectoriel étudiant des Fonds de recherche du Québec


Canadian Science Policy Conference

International Network for Government Science Advice

Science Summit at the United Nations General Assembly

Jobs/Careers post-degree:

Government of Canada

Council of Canadian Academies 6-month internship in Ottawa

Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship (12-months)


Science Outside the Lab North

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