Mitacs Globalink Research Internship - Call for Faculty Submissions for Summer 2022




Globalink Research Internship


Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (GRI) is now accepting faculty project submissions for Summer 2022. GRI pairs faculty in Canada with international undergrads for 12-week research projects from May to October. The Globalink program builds international networks and experiences, and positions Canada as a top destination for innovation and research among students from abroad.

  • All disciplines are eligible
  • Top-ranked senior undergrads travel from Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and United States
  • Faculty can submit multiple projects and re-submit projects from previous years

Project Duration

Globalink Cycle and Important Dates

  • April to June 2021: 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 9, 2021, by 1 p.m. PT, for 2022 Globalink Research Internships.
  • July to September 2021: International students submit applications and select research projects from the online database. Mitacs conducts an eligibility review of student applications.
  • October to December 2021: Mitacs provides professors with proposed student candidates for their project. Mitacs collects student and professor rankings, then finalizes offers to students. Final results are announced in January.
  • January to April 2022: 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 2022: Globalink Research Interns arrive in Canada and work with supervising professors for 12 weeks on their research project.

Special Notes

Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.


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

External Deadline

Please submit your projects through the Mitacs Faculty Application Platform.

How to Apply

For more information on the program and how to apply, please visit their website.

For Questions, please contact

For program inquiries, please contact

Office of Research

Vanessa Knox, Awards and Agreements Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x53429

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