Mitacs Globalink Research Internship 2022 - Applications now open!

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship 2022 - Applications now open!

Published: 10 September 2021

NOTE: This program is offered as a face-to-face program only (not virtual) and final approval for UNSW students to attend will be contingent on changes to the travel restrictions.

The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates. From May to October in 2022, 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.

Globalink research interns receive:

  • Round-trip airfare to Canada (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  • Stipend for housing and living expenses (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  • Registration for industry events and professional development courses

Mitacs Globalink Research Internships are currently available at over 45 universities across Canada. For a list of the student projects that are available at these universities please visit here.

What a Mitacs Globalink Research Internship offers you:

  • A 12-week internship that increases your knowledge of and explores hands-on research in your field of study
  • Work under the supervision of outstanding faculty members, with graduate students and research associates
  • Access to Canada’s unique research landscape: applied, dynamic, and innovative
  • A rewarding experience combining academic research at a Canadian university, professional skills development courses and social activities
  • A chance for you to explore your independence and gain international experience in a new country
  • The opportunity to connect with potential graduate supervisors should you be interested in returning to Canada for graduate studies with a Mitacs Globalink Graduate Fellowship


Applicants must:

    • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application
    • Be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or combined undergraduate/master’s program at an eligible institution (see list of eligible institutions by country)
    • Have one to three semesters remaining in their program as of Fall 2022
    • Meet the grade requirements for their country of study (see GPA requirements for each international partner)
    • Apply to a minimum of three and a maximum of seven projects and ensure selections are from at least three different Canadian provinces
    • Be fluent in the oral and written language of the project (English and/or French)
    • Be available to complete an internship lasting 12 consecutive weeks between May 1 and October 31


Students should register their interest at by 16 September 2020. 

Note: If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Enrolment

For more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

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