Mitacs Globalink Research Internship - Call for Faculty Submissions for Summer 2019

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As of June 5, 2018, there are still spots available to apply for Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (GRI) funding to support student projects for Summer 2019. GRI pairs faculty in Canada with international undergrads for 12-week research projects from May to October. Applications are due directly to Mitacs on June 13, 2018 at 4:00pm EST.




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The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from Australia, Brazil, China, France, India, Germany, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Ukraine. 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.

Project Duration

Globalink Cycle and Important Dates:

  • April to June 2018: Professors submit research projects to Mitacs.  All accepted projects are made available to student applicants in an online database. Professor project proposals are due June 13, 2018, by 1 p.m. PT, for 2019 Globalink Research Internships.
  • July to September 2018: International students submit applications and select research projects from the online database.
  • October to December 2018: Mitacs provides professors with proposed student candidates for their project, including application details, statement of research interests, CV, transcripts, and references. Professors are then encouraged to contact or interview the suggested students and provide feedback to Mitacs.
  • January to April 2019: Professors and their accepted student(s) arrange pre-internship details (e.g., reading to be completed beforehand) while Mitacs oversees logistics and coordinates with university administrative offices.
  • May to September 2019: Globalink Research Interns arrive in Canada and work with supervising professors for 12 weeks on their research project.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

External Deadline

Faculty - Please submit your projects through the Mitacs Faculty Application Form 

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