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Mitacs Globalink Research Internship

Opportunity NameGlobalink Research Internship
ValueSee below
Indirect CostsIneligible
Duration12 weeks
Application due to FSc RO at for full review05-21-2024
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review05-28-2024
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory reviewN/A
Application due at agency 06-04-2024, by 1:00PM PST

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from the following countries and regions: Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Pakistan, South Korea, 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.

Globalink research interns receive:

  1. Funding to contribute to the cost of a round-trip airfare to Canada (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  2. Funding to contribute to the cost of transportation from the airport in Canada to accommodation
  3. Stipend for housing (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  4. Stipend towards student enrollment fees up to a maximum of $300
  5. Stipend for food and incidentals (amount varies depending on country of origin)
  6. Emergency health insurance policy for the duration of the internship
  7. Support from student mentors on campus in Canada
  8. Access to industry events and professional development courses


In order to be eligible for hosting interns as part of the Globalink Research Internship program, you must: 

  1. Have one of the following statuses at an eligible institution: Full professor, Associate professor, Assistant professor, Adjunct professor, Emeritus professor
  2. Be able to supervise international students at your institution
  3. Be able to host interns within the stipulated dates of the GRI program: Internships must start between May 1 and July 31 and must be delivered over the course of 12 consecutive week.

How to Apply

Applicants are not required to submit theirĀ application to ORS.

For specific questions, please contact FSc Research Services at