Globalink Research Internship | Mitacs | 2021-22

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Mitacs is a nonprofit national research organization that, in partnerships with Canadian academia, private industry and government, operates research and training programs in fields related to industrial and social innovation.

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Mitacs Globalink Research Internships 2022.

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Internship Description:

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from the following countries and regions: Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States. 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.

Objective:

The objective of Globalink Research Internship is to build a bridge between Canada and emerging international research talent. 

Globalink Research Internships are open to students at universities in the following partner countries and regions:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Pakistan
  • Taiwan
  • Tunisia
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Eligibility:

  • 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

For Indian Candidates:

Partners: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI)

Eligible institutions in IndiaView list – no other institutions can be added

Eligible applicants: Indian citizens; full-time undergraduate students (or combined undergraduate/master’s program) with one to three semesters remaining in their program as of Fall 2022.

Eligible disciplines:

  • AICTE: Engineering
  • SICI: All

Minimum cumulative grade point average:

  • AICTE: 80%
  • SICI: 70%

Overview of GRI Cycle and Important Dates:

April to June 2021Faculty application: Faculty submit research projects to Mitacs. Project proposals are due June 9, 2021 by 1 p.m. PT for 2022 Globalink Research Internships. 
July to August 2021 Faculty application vetting: Projects are reviewed by Mitacs and decisions communicated to professors. All successful projects are made available to student applicants in an online database. 
August to September 2021 Student application: International students submit applications and select research projects from the online database. Mitacs conducts an eligibility review of student applications in October. 
November 2021 to January 2022 Matching: Mitacs provides professors with a shortlist of student candidates for their project. Professors are then asked to review student applications, conduct interviews and then rank the applicants in order of suitability. Mitacs collects student and professor rankings, then finalizes offers to students. Final results are announced in February. 
February to April 2022Pre-internship preparation: Successful students start working with their Canadian host professors to arrange pre-internship details (e.g., reading to be completed beforehand) while Mitacs oversees logistics and coordinates with university administrative offices. 
May to October 2022Internship: Globalink research interns arrive in Canada and work with supervising professors for 12 weeks on their research project. 

How to apply:

Check out the OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION from here before applying.

Interested applicants can apply for the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship through this link.

Contact: Email: [email protected]

LAST DATE TO APPLY: SEP 22, 2021

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