New $5-million national internship program pairs grad students with industry

April 21, 2011

Last Wednesday marked the launch of Connect Canada, a $5-million, 5-year national internship program that is expected to place 750 graduate students at companies across Canada in all economic sectors. About 50 companies have already pledged support for close to 500 placements with Connect Canada. AUTO21 Inc. and the University of Windsor's Centre for Career Education will operate the program, which is funded by the federal government through the Industrial Research and Development Internship program. Connect Canada News Release | Windsor Star