Mitacs is one of Canada's best employers for recent graduates

At Mitacs, we are passionate about building partnerships between academia, industry, and the world – to create a more innovative Canada. We thrive in a culture of creativity, innovation and transparency. We recruit the best and brightest across all regions and teams, so you will be working with and learning with great people across the company.

Our regional hubs at the University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, York University and CRIM are centrally located near public transportation. We offer a comprehensive total compensation package that includes a base salary, an opportunity for a bonus for permanent employees and an extended health benefits package. Combine that with the variety and challenge to develop your career and we hope you will see a great fit for your next career move.

Here are some of the other benefits of working at Mitacs:

  • Employer paid extended healthcare, dental, and life insurance coverage
  • Long-term disability and critical illness coverage
  • Group RRSP matching program after 1 year of employment
  • Comprehensive performance review program and competitive total compensation
  • Three weeks of paid vacation each year and a winter closure
  • Support for your professional development through internal and external training opportunities
  • Social committee hosting team activities at our Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal offices
  • Green Commuting Program to encourage low carbon choices for daily commuting

Mitacs welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Mitacs has a COVID-19 policy in place that requires all employees to be fully vaccinated to protect our team and our stakeholders, subject to any accommodations required under applicable human rights legislation. Information about getting vaccinated can be found here.


Current Job Opportunities

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Our Values

Our values motivate everything we do and all the decisions we make.


At Mitacs we…

  • Value suggestions about all our programs and processes and evolve quickly to improve
  • Are committed to positioning Canada as an innovation leader
  • Take informed risks and champion new ideas
  • Are forward thinkers and thought leaders


At Mitacs we…

  • Pride ourselves on operating in an ethical, honest, and transparent manner; we do what is right, not what is easy
  • Act in the best interests of Canada within the scope of our mandate
  • Know that research integrity in our programs is critical to our success as a research-based organization


At Mitacs we…

  • Welcome diversity of opinion, including different work and communication styles
  • Value each other and our contributions
  • Recognize and celebrate outstanding performance


At Mitacs we…

  • Seek out external and internal collaborations to accomplish our goals
  • Actively build relationships with our stakeholders, including professors, students, companies, governments, and colleagues
  • Are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear, common purpose


At Mitacs we…

  • Are responsive, straightforward, and committed to the long-term success of our clients and partners
  • Learn from both our successes and failures and always strive to improve our programs, processes, and policies
  • Demand excellence of ourselves and deliver on our commitments