Mitacs Standard Accelerate Internship In Canada 2016

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Scholarship in CanadaMitacs is offering standard accelerate internship for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Interns need to be enrolled full-time at a Canadian university as a graduate student (Master’s or PhD level) or as a post-doctoral fellow for the whole duration of the internship. Each 4-month internship project receives $15,000 in direct funding, with the partner organization and Mitacs each providing $7,500. Applications are accepted throughout the year and projects may begin at any time.

  1. Field of Internship: Through Mitacs Accelerate, graduate students and pnternship
    Internship Provider: Mitacs
    Internship can be taken at:ostdoctoral fellows from over 50 universities apply their specialized expertise to business-related research challenges. 
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Eligibility: Interns need to be enrolled full-time at a Canadian university as a graduate student (Master’s or PhD level) or as a post-doctoral fellow for the whole duration of the internship.
-Typically an intern and a professor would be at the same university. However, as long as an intern is a registered graduate student at a Canadian university, they may participate in the Accelerate program under the supervision of a professor at a different Canadian university. In these cases, the applicants are responsible for ensuring that the intern is covered by the appropriate insurance and that they can be paid through the supervising professor’s university. Mitacs cannot be held responsible for any delay in payments to the student in these situations.
-Interns should not delay graduation to participate in the Mitacs Accelerate program.
-Post-doctoral fellows are eligible within five years of the completion of their first doctoral degree.
-The academic supervisor of the prospective intern needs to grant his/her approval for the internship.

Internship Open for International Students: Canadian as well as international applicants are eligible t apply for this internship programme.

Is this paid internship? Each 4-month internship project receives $15,000 in direct funding, with the partner organization and Mitacs each providing $7,500.

Internship Description: Through Mitacs Accelerate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from over 50 universities apply their specialized expertise to business-related research challenges. Armed with the very latest tools, techniques, and innovations, the intern (a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow) brings a new perspective to the problem faced by the industry partner.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: The duration of internship is four months.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: Standard Mitacs Accelerate applications are accepted throughout the year and projects may begin at any time.  Please allow 6-8 weeks for proposal review and processing of single internship applications; please contact the Business Development representative for review timing of larger projects.

Internship Application Deadline: Applications are accepted throughout the year and projects may begin at any time.

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