Current Opportunities

The SEEDS Sustainability Program advances campus sustainability by creating partnerships between students, operational staff, and faculty on innovative and impactful research projects

The SEEDS Program regularly seeks students to participate in various research projects.  While many students participate through courses, other opportunities arise throughout the year.  The available projects are open to UBC Vancouver senior undergraduate or graduate students.

Typically, projects listed below are best suited for:

  • A directed studies course
  • An undergraduate thesis project
  • A graduate thesis project

Each option requires the supervision of a faculty member.  Student applicants must be eligible for one of the follow or either:

  • Directed studies
  • An undergraduate thesis project
  • A graduate thesis project

If you are unsure you meet these eligibility requirements please contact your undergraduate or graduate advisor before the SEEDS Sustainability Program or applying below.


Available Projects

Click a project title to open a full project description. We will post projects as they become available.  Please check back regularly.

Sport Hosting Vancouver: Sports Event Evaluation Tool
Project Main Purpose: To better guide decision making for Sport Hosting Vancouver by researching viability of a framework to assess economic, environmental, and social performance of sporting events of various scales in Vancouver.
Preferred Disciplines: Multiple disciplines welcome, with strong research skills, familiarity with sporting events, and multi-criteria evaluation
Project Length: Summer 2018
Note: This will be a funded research project

How to Apply

Please have your resume and the names of the projects you wish to apply for ready.

Once you are ready to apply, please click the Application Form button below.

Application Form


Opportunities Recruitment Service

Our program regularly recruits for projects seeking students with specific skill sets. The easiest way to get recruited for one of these projects is to get added to our recruiters list. Click here to get added to our recruiters list.