Important Dates

UARE placements are for 12 weeks. Exact internship dates are dependent on the flexibility of the supervising professor.

Placement Process & Important Dates - UARE Summer 2020

March 18 - August 31, 2019

UAlberta professors submit projects to UAI

September 6 - October 22, 2019

Students from partner institutions apply to projects

Deadline is at 11:59 PM (23:59) Mountain Standard Time

October 23 - 30, 2019

Preliminary eligibility screening of applicants

October 31 - November 19, 2019

Ranking of eligible applicants by project supervisors

November 20, 2019 - February 28, 2020

Internship offers sent to selected applicants

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

December - February 2020 (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 2020 (Upon receipt of authorized Invitation Letter from host supervisor and department)

*revised Invitation Letters with adjusted dates due to COVID-19 will follow in due course

Immigration instructions and required documentation sent to selected applicants

January 6, 2021 or later*

*adjusted due to COVID-19

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

Due to COVID-19, the UARE Winter 2021 cohort will be comprised of select Summer 2020 participants who were able to postpone their internships. No new research projects will be collected for Winter 2021, and no new participants will be added. Thank you for your understanding.

Placement Process & Important Dates - UARE Summer 2021

June 29 - August 31, 2020

UAlberta professors submit projects to UAI through the Project Proposal Form

TBD

Students from partner institutions apply to projects

Deadline is 11:59 PM (23:59) Mountain Standard Time

TBD

Preliminary eligibility screening of applicants

TBD

Ranking of eligible applicants by project supervisors

TBD

Internship offers sent to selected applicants

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

TBD (1 week after offer is confirmed by intern)

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

TBD (Upon receipt of authorized Invitation Letter from host supervisor and department)

Immigration instructions and required documentation sent to selected applicants

May 3, 2021 or later

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