Our undergraduate summer research internships are a unique opportunity to learn whether the world of research is for you.
During your internship, you will put your knowledge into practice while taking part in exciting, cutting-edge research. Our undergraduate summer research internships are intended for students who have completed at least one year of study in an undergraduate natural sciences, engineering, health sciences, or social sciences program.
2021 Undergraduate Summer Research Internships Eligible Fields
Environmental science and geoscience
Agronomy, biology, chemistry, ecology, engineering (aerospace, civil, chemical, water, geological, computer, mechanical, physical), physical geography, geology, geomatics, information technology, mathematics, physics, statistics.
Internships take place at Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre (Québec).
Physics and physical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, optics and photonics, material sciences and engineering, mathematics, and applied mathematics.
Internships take place at Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre (Varennes and Montreal).
Bacteriology, biochemistry, biology, cellular biology , molecular biology, biotechnology, chemistry, analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, entomology, epidemiology, immunology, veterinary microbiology, neurobiology, parasitology, pharmacology, food safety, animal health, food sciences, toxicology, virology.
Internships take place at Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre (Laval).
Anthropology, communication, economy, geography, history, information studies, political science, population studies, Quebec studies, sociology, urban studies.
Internships take place at Urbanisation Culture Société Research Centre (Quebec City and Montreal).
|Lenght of internship|
|10 to 16 weeks|
|Summer interns are paid a salary.|
Some interns will be eligible for one or more of the following scholarship programs (in french): INRS, NSERC, Armand-Frappier Foundation, Urbanisation Culture Société.
|1. Completion of at least one year of study in an undergraduate program prior to the start of the natural science, engineering, health science, or social science internship.|
2. An academic record that would allow you to be accepted into graduate school at a Quebec university. A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 out of 4.3 or equivalent is usually required.
|You can submit your application using the online form. Please attach the following documents:|
1. A letter of intent mentioning the work, courses, and/or experiences motivating you to join a research team at the INRS centre where you want to do your summer internship
2. Your resume
3. Your official, updated transcript for the university terms you have completed If your transcript does not include the winter 2021 term, proof of enrollment is required for that term.
For any administrative questions related to the 2021 undergraduate summer research internship, contact Carolyne Hébert at email@example.com.