Mitacs Internship and Fellowship Opportunities


Put your talent to work with a paid internship at an organization that needs your expertise. Funding starts at $15,000, and your partner organization’s financial contribution starts at $7,500.

How it works:

  1. A student, a supervising professor, and a partner organization develop a research project.
  2. Applicants submit a proposal via a Mitacs representative.
  3. Projects receive $15,000 in funding for each four-month internship.

To learn more about eligibility, timeline, expectations, and benefits, please visit Accelerate Internship.


Build your career through this competitive annual fellowship for up to two years. Elevate includes a research management training program and a postdoctoral fellowship. Your partner organization’s financial contribution starts at $30,000.

To learn more, please visit Elevate Fellowship Program.

Globalink Research Award

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas.

To learn about applying, eligibility and award guidelines, please visit Globalink Research Award.

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

Help solve public policy challenges in Canada. The Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship offers PhD holders from all disciplines a 12-month immersion into the policy making process with participating government departments.

To learn more, please visit the Canadian Science Policy Fellowship.

Entrepreneur International

Mitacs Entrepreneur International assists with travel costs — up to $5,000 — to help you explore new business opportunities abroad. Mitacs Entrepreneur International offers travel grants to Canadian start-ups housed in university-linked incubators. The matching grant enables start-ups to connect with international incubators allowing you to explore new business development opportunities in global markets.

To learn more about applying and eligibility, please visit Entrepreneur International.

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