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March 2, 2015
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We have allocated our available funds and we no longer have funding available for 2013-2014. If you are currently taking part in the Laurier-Industry Internship Program 

For more information, contact:

  • Oleg Stukalov, university-industry liaison officer
  • 519.884.0710 extension 4639

Laurier-Industry Internship Program   

Laurier has funding available to provide hiring incentives to companies to hire interns in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

Program objective

  • To develop business and management skills in interns to complement their technical skills
  • To provide companies with the benefit of the technical knowledge of an intern.

Internship information

  • The internship period is 6 month.
  • Laurier provides up to $15,000 for a graduate student or recent graduate of a master's or doctoral-level, or up to $10,000 for a recent graduate of an undergraduate program
  • The company has to provide a minimum of 50% of the intern’s salary
  • The internship must finish before March 31st, 2014

Eligible interns

  • Recent graduate (within the last five years) from a bachelor, master or PhD program in a STEM program – Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
  • Master or PhD candidates in a STEM program – Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Eligible companies

  • Small to Medium sized companies having up to 1000 employees or less
  • located in defined geographic areas of Southern Ontario
  • Have a commitment to mentoring the intern throughout the internship
  • Have an internship opportunity in the STEM field

With the support of the FedDev Graduate Enterprise Internship program


10883_IMG_9514_web.jpg Dr. Abby Goodrum and MP Peter Braid celebrate the launch of the program on March 8th, 2013

FedDevOntario News Release

Laurier News Release