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Mitacs Globalink Research Internships in Canada, 2021

Mitacs Globalink, Canada is inviting applications for Research Internships in Canada. These are open for students from all disciplines. A high number of available projects tend to be focused in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from Australia, Brazil, China, France, India, Germany, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Ukraine.  The duration of award is 12-weeks.

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Field of Internship: A high number of available projects tend to be focused in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Course Level: Research Internship
Internship Provider: Mitacs Globalink
Internship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Applicants for the 2021 cohort must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application
  • Be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or combined undergraduate/Master‡s programs
  • Apply to a minimum of three, maximum of seven, projects and ensure selections are from at least 3 different Canadian provinces
  • Be fluent in the oral and written language of the project (English and/or French)
  • Be available to complete a 12-week internship, arriving in Canada between May 1 and June 30, 2021, and returning to their country of study between July 31 and October 31, 2021

Internship Open for International Students: The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from Australia, Brazil, China, France, India, Germany, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Ukraine.

Is this paid internship? Globalink Research Interns receive, free of charge*:

  • A matched project with a Canadian professor and university, based on your research interests, skills and expertise
  • Flight to Canada (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  • Transportation from airport in Canada to accommodations
  • Stipend for housing (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  • Health insurance
  • Stipend towards student enrollment fees
  • Stipend for food and incidentals (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  • Support from student mentors on campus in Canada
  • Registration for industry events and professional development workshops
  • Globalink Research Internship certificate of completion

*Some universities require interns to contribute a portion of the financial cost in order to participate. If your university has this requirement, you will be notified before a project offer is made.

Internship Description:

The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from Australia, Brazil, China, France, India, Germany, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Ukraine. From May to October of each year, top-ranked applicants participate in a 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences.

Mitacs Globalink Research Internships are currently available at over 45 universities across Canada. For more information, please click on “Information for Students” to see the list of universities hosting Globalink interns in 2018.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Internship Duration:From May to October of each year, top-ranked applicants participate in a 12-week research internship.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Mitacs encourages you to start working on the following items before the call opens:

  • Confirmation that your passport issued by your home country is valid until at least January 2020
    • You‡ll need to provide a copy of your passport if your application is approved
  • A reference letter from a professor
    • Download the reference letter instructions
    • All reference letters must follow the instructions provided
  • Your CV
    • You can submit your own CV or download the Mitacs template
  • Your academic transcripts (either English or French). If your university or institution cannot provide transcripts in either language, you are responsible for getting them translated and notarized.
    • Transcripts must be included in your application
  • Your English or French proficiency exam (depending on the language of the project), its results, and a copy of the exam certificate (if applicable)

In the application, you‡ll also be asked about:

  • Your academic discipline, program, and other educational information
  • Your research interests, skills, and achievements
  • Your reasons for pursuing research in Canada

Internship Application Deadline: The application deadline is Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

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