How it works

We ask that internship placements meet the following criteria:

  • Align with a student's academic pursuits
  • Are assigned a supervisor to provide regular, constructive feedback to help interns grow professionally
  • Earn a wage paid at a rate comparable to industry norms
  • Full time work (35-40 hours/week) 
  • Are 4, 8, 12 or 16-months in length
  • Start in January, May or September

Recruitment Timelines

For your convenience, SIP follows a continuous recruitment cycle to allows employers the flexibility of posting, interviewing and hiring on your own schedule. We offer recommend peak recruitment periods to increase chances of accessing a wider pool of candidates.

 Position Start Date  Peak Recruitment Period  Continuous Recruitment 
 January   September - October  November - December
 May  January- February   March - April
 September  March - April  May - July

Steps to hiring an Internship Student

  1. Submit a free job posting through SciWorks
  2. Review application materials and select candidates to interview
  3. Arrange interviews directly with the students, through SciWorks or with assistance from our team
  4. Provide a Letter of Offer directly to the successful applicant
  5. Student starts placement