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Employment / Internship

Positions available for 2017-2018 School Year  

Teaching Assistants

We are looking for dynamic individuals to fill several teaching assistant positions for the 2017-2018 school year.
Candidates must be available Monday-Friday from 9:15 am -2:50pm.
Responsibilities include:

-Assisting teachers within the classroom
-Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups
-Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development
-Plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids.
-Supervise students in classrooms, halls, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.

All inquires should be addressed to
Cindy Larson, Educational Consultant,



Research Coordinator Position: Perceptual Neuroscience Lab for Autism and Development ( / Summit School


General Summary: This position consists of co-ordinating the day-to-day research operations of the PNLab in partnership with other laboratories affiliated with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) within a school setting. The candidate will be based at Summit School, a school for children with neurodevelopmental conditions located in St-Laurent, Quebec.


Under the direction of Dr. Armando Bertone, the main activities will include overseeing research projects involving the students at Summit School (schedule assessments and testing sessions, updating data base information, recruiting students for different projects, etc.), managing collaborative research projects with other laboratories and universities, working with other universities and research centers world wide, and continuously monitoring the progress of research activities with primary investigators.  As such, the coordinator will be responsible for maintaining records of research activities by preparing reports (i.e., periodic and annual reports) as required by investigators, administrators, funding agencies, and/or regulatory bodies. The coordinator will be asked to ensure the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of research activities, act as the primary administrative point of contact for principal investigators and internal research staff, and as the principle operational liaison with other research organizations, funding agencies and regulating bodies.


This position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a unique partnership between Summit School and research laboratories affiliated with ECP at McGill University and other international research centers, stakeholders, and the global community. Within this interdisciplinary and dynamic context, the applicant will be responsible for organizing research and clinical meetings, organizing scientific days for students, and overseeing the development and organization of lecture series and conferences.


Education and experience: Applicants should be a recent graduate (Doctoral or Master’s degree) of a Psychology or related program, and have at least one year of clinical or research experience, preferably with children and adolescents diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental condition. In addition, applicants are expected to have strong project management capabilities and/or experience and proven organizational skills.  Strong oral and written communication skills are imperative, with the ability to speak and write in French an asset.


Compensation: This is a benefits-eligible position. Compensation will be commensurate with skills and experience, and will range between $14 and $17 per hour.


To apply:  Persons interested should send two references, a recent and complete CV, and a brief cover letter summarizing the reasons for your interest in this position via email to Alexia Ostrolenk ( at McGill University, Ed Cukier ( and Badriah Basma ( at Summit School. The anticipated start date is September 1st, 20, or until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Armando Bertone (



In partnership with educational institutions, Summit School offers internships to D.E.C., B.Ed. and M.Ed. candidates in the fields of Early Childhood Education, Special Care Counseling, and Education. Candidates will have hands-on experience in areas such as curriculum development and program adaptations, classroom management skills, intervention planning, and working within a multi-disciplinary team.
Interested candidates should contact
Bena Finkelberg
(514) 744-2867 ext. 236

Department of Psychology

The Psychology Department provides internship opportunities to students from McGill University, Université de Montreal and Université du Quebec à Montréal. Students are at the Bachelor’s, Masters and PhD. levels.
For further information on internships through our psychology department, an official application must be completed and returned to:
Ed Cukier
(514)744-2867 ext. 251

Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Pathology, and Occupational Therapy

These departments have established partnerships with many universities offering internships. Please direct your questions to the following coordinators:

Physiotherapy Internships
Chantal Rolland
(514)744-2867 ext 240
Speech and Language Pathology Internships available only for students registered in Speech-Language Pathology university programs.
Cathy Mhun
(514)744-2867 ext 229
Occupational Therapy Internships
Deborah Pinsky



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