Internships at McGill are managed by each faculty or school and will normally require students to be returning to the university after the completion of their internship.
Information on internships for graduating students is available through McGill's Career Planning Services (CaPS)
- Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Law
- Desautels Faculty of Management
- Faculty of Science
- Graduate Internship Program for Engineering and Computer Science
- Doctoral Internship Program
Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
The Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers a wide variety of internships at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
At the Undergraduate level:
Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the BSc(AgEnvSc), BSc(FSc) and BEng(Bioresource) programs may take advantage of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Internship Program. This program allows students to choose from many different career-related internships, which may be either paid or unpaid.
- Students who have a CGPA of 2.7 or higher and have completed at least 27 credits can apply for internships.
- Each internship requires students to work full-time for a minimum of 10 weeks.
- Successful completion of the internship will be indicated on student transcripts.
Students majoring in Dietetics in the BSc(NutrSc) program experience forty weeks of professional internships (“stages”) in clinical and community nutrition and food service systems management. These are unpaid credit courses. Successful graduates are qualified for membership in the professional order.
As part of the Concurrent BSc(FSc)/BSc(NutrSc) program, students complete a 12-credit industrial stage in either Food or Nutrition.
At the Graduate level:
Internships are offered in these areas:
- The MSc (Applied) in Biotechnology program includes an internship offering students the opportunity to apply their skills in cellular biology, molecular biology, proteomics, bioinformatics and general biotechnology in a concrete research setting.
- The MSc in Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis) – Integrated Water Resources Management Option includes an internship in which students work with a consulting firm or a governmental or non-governmental organization.
The MSc (Applied) in Bioresource Engineering - Environmental Engineering option includes a research project that can be carried out in industry, government, NGO, or an academic setting. This program emphasizes interdisciplinary fundamental knowledge, practical applications in diverse environmental contexts, and the functional skills needed for solving environmental problems.
The MSc (Applied) in Bioresource Engineering – Integrated Food and Bioprocessing option includes training activities such as laboratory research and/or industrial/government internships, to provide students with the tools to understand how food and agricultural production interact to better manage agricultural, food, and biomass systems for the adequate supply of wholesome food, feed, fiber, biofuel, and any other bio-based material.
The MSc in Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry (Non-Thesis) – General and Food Safety options include a major research project which can take place within an academic or government/NGO research laboratory or in industry.
The MSc (Applied) in Human Nutrition - Project option includes a project providing an opportunity for participation in nutrition-related research, that may be in the areas of clinical, community, international, or experimental nutrition.
The MSc (Applied) in Human Nutrition - Practicum option is a mainly course-based masters with a clinical practicum to gain advanced expertise in an area of clinical nutrition. Admission is restricted to practicing dietitians with at least 6 months’ experience.
The MSc (Applied) in Human Nutrition - Dietetics Credentialing option is an opportunity for applicants with a background in nutrition to take graduate level courses and stages in the domains of interpersonal communication, clinical nutrition, and social and biological sciences, with several courses specifically focused on dietetics practice.
Alton and Dianne McEwen and Family Internship Program
Ms. Kendra Gray, Internship Officer
kendra.gray [at] mcgill.ca
BSc(NutrSc), Major in Dietetics
Sandy Phillips, Undergraduate University Coordinator, Professional Practice (Stage)
School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
sandy.phillips [at] mcgill.ca
Concurrent BSc(FSc)/BSc (NutrSc)
Prof. Varoujan Yaylayan, Chair,
Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
Varoujan.yaylayan [at] mcgill.ca
MSc (Applied) in Biotechnology (Non-Thesis)
Christiane Trudeau, Administrative Coordinator Biotechnology Graduate Programs, Institute of Parasitology
christiane.trudeau [at] mcgill.ca
MSc in Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis) – Integrated Water Resources Management Option
Prof. Jan Adamowski, IWRM Director, Department of Bioresource Engineering
jan.adamowski [at] mcgill.ca
MSc Applied in Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis) - Environmental Engineering option
Prof. Zhiming Qi, Program Director for Environmental Engineering option, Department of Bioresource Engineering
zhiming.qi [at] mcgill.ca
MSc Applied in Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis) – Integrated Food and Bioprocessing option
Prof. Michael Ngadi, Program Director for IFB option, Department of Bioresource Engineering
michael.ngadi [at] mcgill.ca
Prof. Marie-Josee Dumont, Program Co-Director, Department of Bioresource Engineering
marie-josee.dumont [at] mcgill.ca
MSc in Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry (Non-Thesis) – General option
Prof. Ashraf Ismail, Food Science (non-thesis) Program Director and Graduate Program Director, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
Ashraf.ismail [at] mcgill.ca
MSc in Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry (Non-Thesis) – Food Safety option
Prof. Xiaonan Lu, Food Safety Program Director, Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
xiaonan.lu [at] mcgill.ca
MSc Applied in Human Nutrition (Non-Thesis) - Project option
Dr. Hugues Plourde, Program Director for Project option, School of Human Nutrition
hugues.plourde [at] mcgill.ca
MSc Applied in Human Nutrition (Non-Thesis)- Practicum option
MSc Applied in Human Nutrition (Non-Thesis) - Dietetics Credentialing option
Dr. Maureen Rose, Program Director for Practicum and Dietetics Credentialing options, School of Human Nutrition
maureen.rose [at] mcgill.ca
Faculty of Arts Internship Office
Contact the Arts Internship Office
Visit the Arts Internship Office website.
Leacock Building, 307
aio [at] mcgill.ca
Faculty of Education's Student Affairs Office
Internships/Field Experiences required for programs under the Bachelor of Education or Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning will be organized by the Faculty of Education’s Internships and Student Affairs Office.
For all other internship inquiries, visit the Faculty of Education's Student Affairs Office website.
Contact the Faculty of Education's Student Affairs Office:
Education Building, room 243
career.education [at] mcgill.ca
Students are also encouraged to verify internship opportunities via McGill’s CaPS website.
Faculty of Engineering Internship Office
Contact the Engineering Internship Office
Visit the Engineering Internship Program's Website and book an appointment with an advisor!
Frank Dawson Adams, Rm 22
intern.engineering [at] mcgill.ca
Faculty of Law
Contact the Faculty of Law's Student Affairs Office
Visit the Faculty of Law's Student Affairs Office website.
New Chancellor Day Hall, room 433
SAO.law [at] mcgill.ca
Desautels Faculty of Management
Contact the Desautels Faculty of Management Soutar Career Center
Visit the Desautels Career Management Website
Visit the Desautels Internship Page for BCom Students
Visit the Desautels Internship Page for MBA Students
recruitdesautels.mgmt [at] mcgill.ca
Faculty of Science
Contact the Faculty of Science Internship and Field Studies Office
Burnside Hall, room 720
Ifso.science [at] mcgill.ca
Graduate Internship Program for Engineering and Computer Science
Email: internships.gps [at] mcgill.ca
Doctoral Internship Program
Email: internships.gps [at] mcgill.ca