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
- 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 http://unsw.aglobal.education/st-application 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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