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Connect Canada Internship

Description: Matches graduate students and post-doctoral fellows with private-sector host companies (industry partner) for research internships.

Funding Details: $10,000, funded equally between the industry partner and Connect Canada.

Eligible Expenditures: To participate in the Connect Canada program, an organization must be a for-profit private sector company operating in Canada who derives revenues from the sale of products and services.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Funding is stackable, allowing industry partners and academic researchers to leverage other sources of funding.
  • Internships are four-to-six month placements, with at least 50% of the intern's time spent at the industry partner's facilities.

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How NorthBridge Will Assist With the Connect Canada Internship and Other Funding Programs

NorthBridge has over 20 years of experience assisting companies with government funding programs. We will:

  • Listen and discuss past, present and future project activities.
  • Research and identify the appropriate and optimal government grant, tax incentive, loans, as well as private financing opportunities.
  • Take a hands-on approach to the application process and address relevant program objectives and criteria.
  • Become an in-house project manager for all types of government funding.
  • Interview the key employees and ask specific questions in order to make the right funding decisions.
  • Assist in writing the application and preparing all supporting documentation.
  • Assist with government reporting requirements.

To arrange for a free, no obligation consultation with one of our government funding experts contact us at:

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