Role of Intern

Interns are expected to work closely with both their academic supervisor and the industry partner. Upon acceptance of a placement, interns can expect to complete the following tasks:

  • Develop a research plan in partnership with an academic supervisor and a supervisor from the partner organization.
  • Spend a minimum of 50% of the placement on-site with the partner organization.
  • Spend a minimum of 25% of the placement at their institution receiving direction from their academic supervisor on the best techniques or methodologies to apply to the research.
  • Organize monthly status meetings with their academic and partner supervisors.
  • Provide updates on the status of the project to Connect Canada as required.
  • Ensure confidentiality of partner information as specified in the research program.
  • Complete theĀ Final Internship Experience Form (Intern).