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Mitacs RISE-Globalink Research Internship for Canadian and International Students in Germany, 2017

Mitacs has partnered with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), to support the mobility of students from Canadian universities to German universities and institutions.

Mitacs will award successful applicants $5,200 in funding to support the student’s travel and accommodation costs, including transportation costs, accommodation in Germany, and a student stipend, based on a 12-week internship.

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  • Field of Internship: Mitacs and the DAAD strive to ensure that RISE-Globalink Research Internship students have high-quality research experience with talented PhD students who facilitate expanding their knowledge and provide hands-on training in their field of study. 
  • Course Level: Internship
  • Internship Provider: Mitacs
  • The internship can be taken in a German university or institution


In order to be eligible for a RISE-Globalink Research Internship, a student must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or international student
  • Students with German citizenship must be able to prove that they have been living outside of Germany for six or more years
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be registered for full-time undergraduate studies at a Canadian university in the field of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, or engineering (or a closely related field), and remain as such during the RISE-Globalink Research Internship
  • Have completed at least two years in a four- or five-year undergraduate degree
  • Demonstrate skills and interest suitable to the project in question
  • Have a minimum grade average of 80% or equivalent
  • Demonstrate oral and written fluency in English (working language is English)
  • Meet all necessary travel requirements for the intended destination

Internship Open for International Students: Canadian citizen, permanent resident or international student is eligible to apply for this internship.

The number of awards offered: This is a competitive call and a limited number of awards are available.

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted through the RISE-Germany portal on the program website.

Internship Application Deadline: Closed

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