NTCO undergraduate applications

  

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2020.

Why apply?
Undergraduate students selected for the program will receive:

  • Funding of $8000 towards their studies
  • Free registration to the Dunlap Institute Summer School
  • Opportunities to network with academic and industrial members and potential employers from across Canada, and to participate in professional skills workshops to develop job readiness at the NTCO Annual General Meeting
  • Access to exclusive internship opportunities with our industrial partners

Program requirements
If accepted, undergraduate students must commit to:

  • Completing the expectations of their programs at their home institutions
  • Spending at least 2 months at an internship in Canadian industry
  • Participating in a relevant academic research project at their home institutions

Eligibility
Students will be selected for their academic skills and interests in astronomical instrumentation.  In order to be considered for admission into the NTCO-CREATE program, a student must be enrolled in a relevant academic program and have the support of a NTCO faculty member.

Application Procedure
Submit your completed application form and current CV via email to the NTCO Program Coordinator at ntco@uvic.ca. Successful applicants can only be accepted provisionally until an industrial internship can be confirmed. Note that application packages may be shared with NTCO industrial partners, in order to help them identify potential student interns. 

The NTCO program is committed to diversity and inclusivity, and applications from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

The undergraduate application form can be found here.