Mitacs Internships for
Yukon COVID-19 Recovery
Through a partnership with Government of Yukon, Yukon University, and University of Alberta North, Mitacs is offering an opportunity to participate in research internships that support Yukon’s recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.
What type of research will this support?
Through the Mitacs Accelerate program, this initiative supports collaborative research between businesses, non-profit organizations or municipalities, interns, and faculty supervisors – providing cost-effective access to researchers, resources, and a project planning.
These internships focus on COVID-19 research priorities identified by our Yukon partners, and the connection of those priorities to planning and decision making for businesses, communities, and organizations. Broad thematic areas include:
How Mitacs can help;
Who is eligible?
Interns receive a $10,000 stipend and up to $5,000 for research costs. The academic institution administers this payment.
How to apply
Email Candice Loring, Trevor Wiltzen or Jennifer Tedman-Jones for information. They will help you through the application process and find the necessary students and academic supervisors with interests and expertise that match your needs.
Email Yukon’s Office of the Science Advisor to discuss Yukon research priorities or to be connected to the Department of Education for host funding.