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Field Studies, Internships

Find a world of learning outside the classroom.

Field Studies opportunities include...

Bader International Study Centre Summer Field Schools:
Art and Music  |  British Cultural Studies  |  Humanities  |  Media, Communication and Film  | Science  | Social Science
Department of Art Venice Summer School
Department of Biology Field Studies in Biology  |  Biology Station (QUBS) | Aquatic Biodiversity & Environmental Assessment, Canada-China Exchange Field Course
Department of Classics Archaeological Dig Courses:
Stobi, Macedonia  |  Caere, Italy
Faculty of Education Practicum and Alternative Practica
Global Development Studies Study in Cuba
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Field Placement and Internship Courses 
(in collaboration with Athletics and Recreation):
Athletic Therapy  |  Strength and Conditioning 
Various departments Fudan-Queen’s Semester in Shanghai

​Field Stations

Queen's University Biological Station

The Queen's University Biological Station (QUBS) has been a pivotal part of research and teaching at Queen's University for more than six decades. Located 50 km north of Kingston, QUBS encompasses approximately 3000 hectares of property, a range of habitat types typical of Eastern Ontario, and many species of conservation concern in Canada. The Station hosts myriad field courses, school groups, and outreach workshops annually.

Kennedy Field Station

Kennedy Field Station, a 60+ hectare property located 50 km northwest of Kingston, is used as an engineering field research station where students practice the theoretical principles they learn in the classroom. It was gifted to the Department of Civil Engineering by Russ Kennedy.

  • [Field Research at QUBS, Lake Opinicon]
    Field Research at QUBS, Lake Opinicon
  • [Field Research at QUBS, Lake Opinicon]
    Field Research at QUBS, Lake Opinicon
  • [Learning about frogs at the QUBS]
    Learning about frogs at the QUBS
  • [Learning about snakes at the QUBS]
    Learning about snakes at the QUBS
  • [Learning about dragonflies at the QUBS]
    Learning about dragonflies at the QUBS
  • [Inside the Operations Centre at QUBS]
    Inside the Operations Centre at QUBS
  • [Learning about birds at the QUBS]
    Learning about birds at the QUBS
  • [Learning about turtles at the QUBS]
    Learning about turtles at the QUBS
  • [Field Research at QUBS
    Field Research at QUBS, Lake Opinicon
  • [Field Research at QUBS, Lake Opinicon]
    Field Research at QUBS, Lake Opinicon

Internship opportunities include...

General internships and experiences
Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) 12-16 month paid and professionally supervised work terms for second and third year students.
School of Graduate Studies
SparQ Studios The Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre's makerspace, providing students with the tools and resources needed to make their ideas come to life
See also:
Subject-based internships and experiential learning
Computing Students in the Bachelor of Computing (Honours) program can register to do a Professional Internship.
Education Outdoor and Experiential Education Program
Engineering and Applied Science
Environmental Studies
French Studies Undergraduate Internship Opportunities
Global Development Studies

Internship information and resources for new graduates


Training Program in Bone and Joint Health Technologies

Kinesiology and Health Studies Field Placement & Internship Courses Athletic Therapy & Strength & Conditioning (in collaboration with Queen's Athletics and Recreation)

Experiential Learning and Clinical Opportunities

Political Studies
Psychology Clinical Psychology Graduate Internship Courses
Urban and Regional Planning