CROSH works to:

  • provide OHS training to the students who will be our future OHS professionals.
  • Help workplaces access skilled people and equipment to solve their OHS issues.

We therefore fund student interns to partner with workplaces and help them with an OHS problem.

Researcher and worker surrounded by technology in the Workplace Simulator Lab

Internship Placement

Since 2018, CROSH has placed over 70 students in paid, occupational health and safety internships.

Our students are in a variety of academic programs, including: School of Kinesiology and Health Science Programs, Computer Science, Engineering, Biomedical Biology, Psychology, Social Work, Indigenous Social Work, Sociology, Nursing, Indigenous Relations, Biology, Science Communication, Interdisciplinary Health, Rural and Northern Health, and more.

CROSH student sitting at the controls of a mining simulator at NORCAT

For Organizations

If you’re an organization looking to find a student from our internship program (at no cost to you), you can fill out this Workplace Internship Description Form.

A crosh student in the field with her internship supervisor

For Students

CROSH student members can apply for an internship here. If you’re not yet a student member, visit Become a Student Member page.

Examples of Past Student Internships

Project Organization Student’s Program
Modified Bow-Tie Analysis of OMA COVID-19 Controls Ontario Mining Association and MIRARCO (Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation) Undergraduate, Health Promotion
WSIB Excellence Program Review Laurentian University, OHS Master’s in Human Kinetics student
Health, Safety & Training Data Analysis Torex Gold Inc Doctoral student in Human Kinetics
COVID-19 Management in the Workplace: Swabbing to Result Management of Essential Workers NEOMO Doctoral student in Human Kinetics in Biomolecular Science
Working at Home Ergonomics/Panbio Antigen COVID-19 Rapid Testing 8-Week Pilot Project Laurentian University, OHS Undergraduate, Health Promotion
Various OHS Projects including development of Courses and Training NORCAT Master’s in Human Kinetics student
Health Promotion; Influenza Campaign; Workplace Violence Prevention Health Sciences North OHS Department Master’s of Nursing student
Using models from safety theory to explore historical accident data from the mineral exploration field Avalon Advanced Materials Master’s in Human Kinetics student
Reliability of thermal detection equipment to detect human body temperatures Provix and Glencore Undergraduate, Kinesiology
COVID-19 controls within the Ontario Mining Association and the International Council on Mining and Metals MIRARCO and Ontario Mining Association Undergraduate, Kinesiology
Analysis of return-to-sport protocols amidst the COVID-19 pandemic CROSH Master’s in Human Kinetics student
Leadership Diversity and COVID-19 Risk Management in NCAA Division I Football Divergent Lab (University of Guelph) Lance Warwick, Master’s Student
Measuring whole body vibration on heavy duty machinery mine operators within the New Gold Rainy River Mine New Gold Inc., Rainy River Masters in Kinesiology students
CMHA Cochrane Timiskaming – Safety of health care clinicians performing house visits CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association) – Cochrane Timiskaming Branch Master’s in Human Kinetics student
Field evaluation of the ergonomic conditions and physiological effects of using a loop-wire carrying backpack Vale Undergraduate, Kinesiology
Virtual training for healthcare workers in rural & northern communities Laurentian University Master’s in Human Kinetics students and Undergraduate student, Kinesiology
Nutrition Knowledge Translation Exchange (KTE) AFFES (Aviation Forest Fires and Emergency Services) Doctoral student in Human Kinetics
Fatigue Knowledge Translation Exchange (KTE) AFFES (Aviation Forest Fires and Emergency Services) Undergraduate, Kinesiology
WCB disability training Dexterra Group Undergraduate, Kinesiology
NORCAT Doctoral student in Human Kinetics
Analysis of NORCAT Common Core Training Data: Simulator Training and Underground Training Performance NORCAT Undergraduate, Kinesiology
Various OHS-related internal NORCAT projects, mining / construction client projects) NORCAT Undergraduate, Psychologie du sport
Health Research and Worker WSIB Claims USW Local 6500 Master’s in Human Kinetics student