Mitacs Internship Info Session: Advance your career with non-academic collaborations – STEM

Date & Time

Wednesday, 07 October 2020
15:00 to 16:30



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and Mitacs Training

Registration Opens

Monday, 28 September 2020 - 9:00am

In this session, you will learn about how to develop collaborations with industry and community organizations through Mitacs Accelerate. This will include strategies for identifying and connecting with potential partners, examples of previously successful projects, and information about the Mitacs Accelerate application process. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and participate in a discussion of the material.

Please note this session focuses in particular on programs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


Dr. Andrea Globa, Director of Business Development, Mitacs. Andrea works with UBC professors, students and postdocs to apply for Mitacs funding opportunities, and supports industry and non-profit organizations in forming partnerships with researchers on campus. She completed her PhD in Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia in 2017.

Dr. Yaser Roshan, Director of Business Development, Mitacs. With a background in Electrical and Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Yaser works with industries in various sectors to form collaborative R&D projects with the support from Applied Science researchers in academic institutions such as UBC and SFU.

Registration Information

Registration opens on Monday, September 28th, at 9:00 am.

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all BC post-secondary institutions are eligible to participate. Priority will be given to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2-3 business days. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail

NO-SHOW FEE: No-shows are costly for our program and, most importantly, leave students on the waiting list. Students who register and do not attend will be charged a $25 no-show fee. To avoid this fee, please cancel at least 2 business days in advance by e-mailing If we are able to fill your spot from the waiting list, you will not be charged


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.