Host an Intern

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 12 UARE research projects per year. Allocation is on a first come, first served basis.

Submitting a project

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.

UAI is now collecting projects from UAlberta faculty members for the January 2020 Winter Program and the 2020 UARE Summer program. For more details and to submit your project(s), please see our Project Proposal Form. Thanks for your interest!

Placement Process & Important Dates - UARE Winter 2020

March 25 - May 15, 2019

UAlberta professors submit projects to UAI

May 22 - July 9, 2019

Students from partner institutions apply to projects

July 9 – July 30, 2019

Preliminary eligibility screening of applicants

July 30 – September 9, 2019

Ranking of eligible applicants by project supervisors

September – November, 2019

Internship offers sent to selected applicants

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

September – November, 2019 (1 week after offer is confirmed by intern)

Invitation Letter, Pay Action Form, Registration Form are drafted by UAI and emailed to host supervisor

October – December 2019 (Upon receipt of authorized Invitation Letter from host supervisor (and department)

Immigration instructions and required documentation sent to selected applicants

January 6, 2020

Winter internships begin (start date may be flexible, depending on supervisor)

 

Placement Process & Important Dates - UARE Summer 2020

March 18 - August 15, 2019

UAlberta professors submit projects to UAI

August 22 – October 15, 2019

Students from partner institutions apply to projects

October 16 – October 28

Preliminary eligibility screening of applicants

October 28 – November 11

Ranking of eligible applicants by project supervisors

November 12, 2019 – February 12, 2020

Internship offers sent to selected applicants

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

December – February (1 week after offer is confirmed by intern)

Invitation Letter, Pay Action Form, Registration Form are drafted by UAI and emailed to host supervisor

January – March (Upon receipt of authorized Invitation Letter from host supervisor and department)

Immigration instructions and required documentation sent to selected applicants

May 4, June 8, or July 6, 2020

Summer internships begin (start date may be flexible, depending on supervisor)