Engineering Externship Program

HIRE Schulich

About the Engineering Externship Program

We are seeking workplace-based engineering projects that allow our students to leverage their skills and gain valuable experience in industry.

If your organization has a project that supports the development of engineering skills, and meets the additional requirements listed below, we invite you to submit a project proposal. 

Funding is provided

Participation in this program is funded through gifts to the Schulich School of Engineering. Optional matching funding can be provided by your organization, if you are able.

Externship project requirements

  • Has a defined deliverable outcome and supports your organization's business needs in a meaningful manner
  • Includes a time commitment of 150 hours (minimum) and 250 hours (maximum)
  • Takes place between June 1 and Aug. 20, 2021
  • Has a primary supervisor to provide students with direction, feedback and support throughout the project
  • Provides an opportunity for the student to develop in at least three of the following areas:
    • Professionalism
    • Critical thinking
    • Communications
    • Initiative
    • Engineering tools
  • Is feasible for the student to complete remotely or within required public health measures
  • Doesn't require the student to supply specialized technology for completion
Working remotely

Please fill in your project details below:

Please include the expected project duration in terms of total hours and expected daily time commitment for meetings, check-ins, etc.
Please identify the primary supervisor for the project, and any other team members who will be providing guidance or supporting the student's successful project completion.
Please identify any specific technologies that may be needed, technologies that may be provided, and availability of training from within your organization.
Will matching funds be provided?
By checking this box, you are agreeing to provide a written reference for the student that identifies their development in at least three of the following: professionalism, critical thinking, communications, initiative and engineering tools.