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Academic Requirements: Technology Internship Program

Students interested in participating in the Technology Internship Program (TIP) must be 3rd year, full-time, Honours students majoring in one of the following programs and meet the academic requirements below prior to applying for the program.

All TIP Students:

  • Have a minimum of 18 credits remaining to complete their Honours Degree upon enrollment in the internship program and a minimum of 9 credits remaining by the time they begin their internship (i.e. enroll in the Internship Work Term Course). Note: Once accepted into the program, students typically study full-time for at least one academic term while applying and interviewing for internship positions.
  • Not have been absent for more than two consecutive years as a full-time student from their Honours Degree studies.

Astronomy and Physics Students:

  1. Successful completion of at least 9 PHYS credits at the 3000-level or higher.
  2. Maintain a GPA of 5.0 or better in PHYS courses overall.

Biophysics Students:

  1. Successful completion of at least 9 BPHS or PHYS credits at the 3000 level or higher, including SC/BPHS 3090 3.00.
  2. Maintain a GPA of 5.0 or better in BPHS, BIOL, and PHYS courses overall.

Digital Media Students:

  1. Successful completion of at least 3 EECS credits at the 3000-level, such as EECS 3431 3.00, EECS 3214 3.00, EECS 3421 3.00 or EECS 3461 3.00.
  2. Completion of DATT 3936 3.00 (Designing Interactive Objects II).
  3. Completion of an additional 3 credits from either the 3000-level core EECS or DATT courses.
  4. Maintain an overall GPA of 6.0 or better in core EECS and DATT courses.

Computer, Geomatics, Software and Space Engineering Students:

  1. Successful completion of at least 9 core Engineering credits at the 3000-level, including ENG 3000 3.00.
  2. Maintain a GPA of 5.0 or better in core Engineering courses.

Computer Science and Computer Security Students:

  1. Successful completion of 9 EECS credits at the 3000-level, including EECS 3311 3.00.
  2. Maintain a GPA of 6.0 or better in EECS and MATH courses.

Information Technology (ITEC) Students:

  1. Successful completion of at least 9 ITEC credits at the 3000-level from the list below:
    • AP/ITEC 3010 3.00 Systems Analysis and Design I (formerly ITEC 2010 3.00)
    • AP/ITEC 3020 3.00 Web Technologies
    • AP/ITEC 3210 3.00 Applied Data Communications and Networks
    • AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 Using and Designing Databases
    • AP/ITEC 3230 3.00 Designing User Interfaces
    • AP/ITEC 3500 3.00 Risk Management
    • AP/ITEC 3505 3.00 IT Project Management
  2. Maintain a GPA of 6.0 or better in ITEC courses.
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