Apply to Vector’s Research Internship Program

Become part of a dynamic and growing AI ecosystem through Vector’s AI internship program. Explore theoretical or applied research areas with leading machine learning researchers. To join the Vector Institute as a research intern, you must be supervised by a Vector Faculty Member.

The deadline for Winter 2024 internship applications is August 31, 2023, at 1:00 PM EDT.*

*Review of applications for Fall 2023 internships began May 15. Applications for winter 2023 internships will be accepted now until August 31, 2023, at 1:00 PM EDT. We encourage you to submit your application early.

Before you start your application, make sure you have all your documents ready and that you meet the eligibility requirements. If you will be submitting letters of recommendation, make sure to have your Referee’s names and emails ready.

Application Requirements

1. CV;
2. University transcripts (official or unofficial if ongoing term not yet completed) or offer letter;
3. Research Statement (optional for undergraduate students); and
4. Two letters of recommendation (Required for PhD and postdoc applicants, optional for undergraduate and Masters students).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate, Master’s, or PhD students in a STEM background; or you have graduated within the last semester;
  • You are registered at a university (candidates studying at universities outside Canada are eligible to apply);
  • You have, at a minimum, completed your second year in an undergraduate program; and
  • You have completed an Introduction to Machine Learning course.

*Please note that current graduate students or postdoctoral fellows of Vector Faculty Members are not eligible for research internships.

What happens next

Please check your spam folder for your email confirmation and inform your referees to check their spam folders as well.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Only those that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Vector Institute offers both in-person and remote internships. Please note, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the backlog of work permit authorizations to Canada, the Vector Institute may only be able to offer in-person internships to individuals who already hold the required work permit.

Questions about research internships? Email us