Funding and Internships and Networking Strategies | GPCB410


Are you seeking to expand your professional network, develop a research partnership or land an internship? Join us to learn more about Mitacs graduate research funding programs and how they can help you carve out your career path.

This workshop will present an overview of the industrial research landscape in Montreal, Quebec and Canada. Participants will learn how to identify a potential employer or research partner, and develop strategies to approach a company for an internship or partnership.

Mitacs builds partnerships between academia, industry and the world to create a more innovative Canada. Through unique research funding and training programs, Mitacs aims to support the development of the next generation of innovators with vital scientific and business skills.

This workshop provides an overview of the Mitacs Accelerate, Elevate, Globalink, Step and Converge programs. It also outlines basic techniques for identifying and reaching out to industry partners.


Learning Objectives

In this workshops, participants will:
  1. Get hands on techniques to identify and reach out to an industry partner.
  2. Gain insight on Canada’s innovation and productivity challenges.
  3. Learn which Mitacs resources are best suited to support your research and career objectives.

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Natalie Rachel and Oliverio Velazquez Salazar, Mitacs Business Development Specialists for Concordia University.


Event details

Workshop location


Start date

Friday, January 26, 2024

End date

Friday, January 26, 2024

Workshop days



From 11:00 to 12:00


Natalie Rachel


Bowen Xu


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Additional details

This workshop has a $25 non-attendance fee

Registration deadline

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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