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The Actuarial Science Co-operative Education Program allows students in their second year of study to complete work terms that give them real life experience in the field. Previous employers include Aon, Sun Life Financial, Willis Towers Watson and Statistics Canada. Note: The last opportunity to apply for this program is Fall 2019. The application deadline is October 1, 2019. This program will be replaced by the new Science Internship Program, for more information see the section below.

The Computer Science Internship program requires students to be in their third year of study ensuring they prepared for the significant learning curve of a work term. Previous employers include WestJet, Nexen Computer Modelling Group and Electronic Arts. Note: The last opportunity to apply for this program is Fall 2019. The application deadline is October 1, 2019. This program will be replaced by the new Science Internship Program, for more information see the section below.

The Ecology Co-operative Education program allows students in their second year of study to pursue work experience that demonstrates the real life application of their university labs and studies. Previous employers include Environment Canada, Parks Canada, the City of Calgary and the National Energy Board. Note: The last opportunity to apply for this program is Fall 2019. The application deadline is October 1, 2019. This program will be replaced by the new Science Internship Program, for more information see the section below.

The Faculty of Science is excited to the announce the creation of the Science Internship Program. This program offers students in the Faculty of Science the opportunity to participate a in 8 to 16 months work experience.  Work must be consecutive for a minimum of 8 months and maximum of 16 months, full time and paid. Internship is an academic program, successful completion of this program leads to the Science Internship Designation, which appears on your academic transcript and degree parchment.

Application and Admission Information

  • The application deadline is February 1st 2020, to commence a work term in September 2020
  • The application will open October 2019
  • Admission decisions will be released by March 2020
  • To be eligible for admission, students must:
    • have completed 60 units before January 1st, 2020
    • meet the required 2.7 GPA, calculated on the most recent 30 units

For more information Contact the USC at science.internship@ucalgary.ca  (in the email please include your name, UCID number, UCalgary email and your question)

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