Polytechnique Montréal Research Internship Program - Summer

Last Updated 2023/11/24


Polytechnique Montréal at Université de Montréal is one of Canada's leading applied research engineering schools. Highly ranked for the number of Canada Research Chairs in Engineering and the scope of its research activities, Polytechnique obtains the highest research funding among engineering schools in the country.

Every year, Polytechnique's research units welcome over 250 students from other universities wishing to put into practice the technical and scientific knowledge acquired in their studies. The research conducted, respectful of the health and safety measures issued by the Public Health Agency, and supervised by a Polytechnique professor, emanates from a real societal or industrial need, and is made in the lab or in situ.

Program website: https://polymtl.adv-pub.moveonca.com/rip/

*Those wishing to participate in this programme should apply for the exchange program under tuition waiver to be nominated.


Applicants who meet all of the following criteria are eligible to apply. Students who receive MEXT scholarship are not eligible to apply.

1) Completed at least two years of an engineering undergraduate program or at least one year of a graduate program (Master or Ph.D.) according to projects' requirements

2) Minimum GPA of 2.75 out of 4 (or equivalent)

3) TOEFL iBT90/ITP575/IELTS6.5 or above is required

4) Meet the required skills for the project, if any


Polytechnique Montréal


Montréal, Canada


Four months with 6 possible starting dates between April and July.

Once the admission to the program has been confirmed, no change in the duration or the dates can be made.

Duration options:

 2024-04-22 to 08-19

 2024-05-06 to 09-02

 2024-05-21 to 09-17

 2024-06-03 to 9-30

 2024-06-17 to 10-14

 2024-07-29 to 11-25

Call for Application

Application Guideline (for exchange program under tuition waiver)

Program Brochure

Number of nominees



Tuition fees waiver for the duration of the internship.


The applicant may receive 6,000 CAD for 4 months (prorated at 1,500 CAD/month.)

Application procedure

Please complete your application to Tokyo Tech and to the Polytechnique Montréal by the respective deadlines as follows:

1) Application to Tokyo Tech

Please apply for the exchange program under tuition waiver by the deadline.

2) Appliction to Polytechnique Montréal

After passing the internal selection, please apply from Polytechnique Montréal website.

You will need to upload your letter of motivation, CV, most recent academic transcript, proof of enrollment, etc., so be sure to prepare the necessary documents as soon as possible.


Contact: International Student Exchange Division

Mail Box: TP003

Tel: 03-5734-7645

Polytechnique Montréal International

Email: point@polymtl.ca


Application to Tokyo Tech: December 20, 2023 (17:00 in case you bring the paper documents)

Application to Polytechnique Montréal: February 1, 2024


The results of the selection will be sent from Polytechnique Montréal by mid-February.

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