Host an Intern

Faculty members interested in hosting an intern during summer or winter should submit a proposal for a research project. Projects are accepted from all Faculties in all disciplines.

Why submit a project?

  • International exposure for your research
  • $6,000 CAD financial support for students
    • $4,000 CAD is funded centrally
    • $2,000 CAD commitment from the UAlberta faculty member or department
  • Support for graduate student recruitment
  • Research project is showcased at a poster symposium
  • Administrative and program assistance provided by UAI

Notice for Faculty of Arts professors

The Faculty of Arts has committed to funding up to 6 UARE research projects. Allocation is on a first come, first served basis.

Submitting a project

UAI will be collecting projects from UAlberta faculty members for the 2019 UARE Winter program starting in April 2018.

Placement Process & Important Dates

May 7

Project submission deadline for UAlberta professors


Students from partner institutions apply to projects


Deadline for UAI to receive academic references


Preliminary eligibility screening of applicants


Ranking of eligible applicants by project supervisors


Internship offers sent to selected applicants

(Offers expire if no confirmation is received within 1 week)