Mitacs is pleased to launch a special initiative in partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The RISE-Globalink Research Internship (RISE-GRI) offers undergraduate students at Canadian universities the opportunity to undertake summer research internships at eligible German institutions.    RISE-GRI pairs students at Canadian universities with three-month projects supervised by PhD students in Germany.

  1. Open to full-time undergraduates in biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth sciences, or engineering (or a closely related field) who have completed at least two years of a four- or five-year program
  2. Students in Quebec enrolled in a three-year undergraduate degree must have completed at least one year of their university program
  3. Projects must start between May 15 and July 10, 2023
  4. Approved recipients receive $6,000 toward travel and accommodations

Students must apply through the RISE application portal.

  1. Application deadline: December 15, 2022 (5:59 p.m. ET)

To learn more about this internship program, applicants are encouraged to consult RISE Germany’s FAQ page.

For more information about the application, matching process, and internship placements, please contact

For questions regarding funding, please contact Mitacs at