We encourage students to acquire relevant work experience during the course of their studies. Internships / industrial practicums are paid, full time work terms conducted in a field related to your studies. Full time engineering undergraduate students can participate in 4, 8, 12 or 16 month internships. Students must be full-time in one of the following programs: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Software Engineering. Students studying Materials or Mining Engineering participate in the mandatory co-op program.
To obtain the Internship Program designation, students must complete at least:
- Two 4 month long work terms (industrial practicum); or
- One 8, 12 or 16 month long internship (2-4 consecutive work terms with the same employer