Find Talent

This is a resource for Entrepreneurs to find talent through student co-ops and internships to help accelerate business commercialization.

Student internships are divided into Graduate and Undergraduate programs.  Students may be available for individual or team based projects.

Scheduling: The scheduling of the work commitment is completely flexible, and is to be worked out by mutual agreement between the student and the employer.

Competence: Students usually have a 3.0 or higher GPA with over 15 credits and are in their 4th year.

Find an Intern in your Field

Summer Job Programs

Canada Summer Jobs, an initiative that provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees to create summer job opportunities for students between the ages of 15 and 30.


Research and Commercialization – Student Financial Leveraging Opportunities

Graduate Enterprise Internship (GEI) Program - A six month paid internship program for students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) programs who graduated within the last five years (2008-2012) and Master’s students, PhD and Post Docs that are currently enrolled in a graduate program or graduated within the last five years (2008-2012)

Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships Program - Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS) provide financial support for highly qualified science and engineering graduates.

Industrial R&D Fellowships Program - The IRDF Program provides financial contributions that support the most promising recent doctoral graduates to engage in research and development in the private sector and with not-for-profit organizations.


Mitacs Accelerate ProgramMitacs Accelerate is open to all disciplines and all industry sectors, projects can span a wide range of areas, including: manufacturing, technical innovation, business processes, IT, social sciences, design, and more.

Mitacs Elevate ProgramMitacs Elevate provides advanced training for postdoctoral fellows while supporting their work on high-quality collaborative research projects with industry. A Mitacs Elevate Industrial Fellowship award consists of a $65,000 research grant provided to the academic supervisor.

Examples of Recent Work by UTM Graduate Students in the Industry (PDF)

UTM’s M.Biotech students work in teams on projects that look to commercialize products and garner the interest of industry stakeholders.

The teams of students focus on projects that are identified as being highly relevant to companies or hospitals, and they work to develop business, marketing and financing plans to bring their respective products to market within 24 months, with development costs not exceeding $200,000.

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