What is the Science Internship Program (SIP) ?

The Science Internship Program allows small to large size companies to hire students for certain periods of time to support their operations. SIP students possess a solid knowledge base and technical skills set from their academic courses and labs, with many student having additional research and volunteer experience in scientific fields. Employers can choose from a wide range of talented students from different departments.

What other employers say about the program

Benefits of hiring a SIP student

  • Risk-free method for companies to evaluate prospective hires.
  • Interns are a great source of employees for peak load periods
  • Access to a vast pool of talented students
  • Students can act as a secondary recruiting role, since students return back to university and spread the word if they had a great experience


Hiring Guide

Key Facts

Learn more about what you need to join SIP.



During an Internship

What happens while a student is working for a company?


While on internship


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Disciplines available

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Wage Subsidies

Learn more about possible wage subsidies that help you employ a student.


Wage Subsidies


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