I am not a scientist. I haven't even finished high school. However, this summer, my mother wants me to get some work experience. As I aspire to become a scientist (physicist) when I am older I thought it would be great to get a job doing something science-y. Are there such things as summer research programs for high schoolers? Can I get a job at a lab and/or university? If so, how would I go about getting such a position. I live near UBC (and therefore SFU). I have looked on there websites for such things but I can't quite find anything (admittedly I haven't looked very hard). Any information on this subject would be welcome.