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The Biodiversity Research Centre (BRC) at the University of British Columbia is pleased to host BRITE (Biodiversity Research: Integrative Training and Education), a training program aimed at widening opportunities and skill sets among our students and post-doctoral fellows.

Internship Program

A key element of the BRITE initiative is a paid internship program for MSc and PhD students.

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Partner testimonals

BRITE internships are highly valued by both the students and our partners. 

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Workshops are an effective means of training in areas requiring new skills and concentrated attention. BRITE funds workshops on a variety of topics, including workshops focused on particular research areas, on particular research techniques, and/or on professional development.

Postdoctoral Fellows

The BRC provides financial support for post-doctoral fellows conducting original research on core problems in biodiversity.

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