Internship Program

The application period for Fall 2023 is now open! Deadline: June 21, 2023

Visit the To Apply page for details about the application process.

Attend the info session about the program on June 13 at 10am to have any questions answered. Register here.

What is the Department of Equity, Ethics and Policy Internship Program?

This Internship trains and develops the next generation of leaders to catalyze solutions that benefit population health and welfare. Interns spend 10 hours per week on research work in collaboration with their faculty supervisor. This research is supplemented by a weekly workshop series that exposes interns to a variety of disciplines and provides training in research, communications, and policy-relevant skills.

Who can apply?

  • Senior undergraduate and graduate students at McGill 

    • You must be a full-time student during the semester of your Internship OR be deemed full-time by Student Accessibility and Achievement

  • Students from all disciplines 

  • Students interested in investigating how social conditions affect health and well-being

  • Students interested in learning about translating research into action through policy

What do Interns do?

  • Work 10 hours per week on a policy-relevant research project under the supervision of a Department of Equity, Ethics and Policy faculty or associate member. 

  • Develop a work plan in collaboration with your supervisor outlining the activities and contributions for your Internship. 

  • Attend a weekly interdisciplinary workshop series at the School of Population and Global Health to build research, communications, and policy-relevant skills. 

Interested in seeing the kind of work Interns have done in the past? Take a look at our past cohorts.

What do Interns get out of this program?

  • Earn a $2,500 award upon completion of your final deliverable. 

  • Gain hands-on research experience in a vibrant, interdisciplinary academic setting. 

  • Take the opportunity to present your work at the DEEP Annual Conference student poster session in May. 

  • Receive recognition for your Internship on your McGill Co-Curricular Record (CCR). 

  • Receive course credit, if applicable. Visit the FAQs for more information. 

  • Develop your professional network through work with your supervisor, weekly sessions with other Interns and professors, and invitations to seminars and events at the School of Population and Global health. 


Need more information? Register for the info session at 10:00am on June 13th. NOTE: The info session was previously scheduled for May 30th but will now be taking place on June 13th.

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