Fund 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.