ABS Canada offers students the opportunity to work on projects relating to access and benefit sharing.

Research Assistants

From time to time ABS Canada hires student research assistants. Please check back here for job postings.



ABS Canada welcomes volunteers to assist in a variety of capacities on our projects. If you are interested in this opportunity please contact us.


Graduate Bursary Opportunity

Graduate funding is available for Canadian students interested in pursuing LLM research in the fields of biodiversity, biotechnology, and Canadian and international environmental law. Specifically, candidates interested in conducting graduate research work on emergent Canadian and international laws and policy on access and benefit sharing (ABS) relating to genetic resources in the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol on ABS will be given priority under this funding opportunity. Applicants should have a demonstrable interest in or association with Aboriginal communities. Priority may be given to Aboriginal candidates.

For more information, please download the Bursary backgrounder document.