Talent Development - TalentEdge Internship Program (TIP)

Looking to build a future in automotive and mobility? We support students and recent graduates in Ontario to apply their expertise to industry problems, and gain real-world experience.

Program overview

The TalentEdge Internship Program (TIP) of Ontario’s Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) provides support for current college and university students, recent graduates and Master’s graduates, to work on industry-driven research and development projects related to automotive and smart mobility technology such as Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (C/AV) technologies, Electric Vehicles (EV), battery technologies, metallurgical (metal & mining) technologies, and other related areas. Companies can tap into world-class talent coming out of Ontario’s publicly-funded post-secondary institutions and strengthen their capacity to develop new products, services and processes, while interns receive hands-on industry experience in areas such as software and hardware development, artificial intelligence, and data analytics.

 

Best Suited For

Intern

  • Final-year undergraduate student; Master’s or PhD student; or within three years of graduation from an undergraduate or Master’s program from an accredited college or university

Applicant/Industry Partner: 

  • Institution-based Internship:  
    • Applicant: principal investigator at an accredited, publicly-funded Ontario university
    • Industry partner: for-profit company with operations in Ontario 
  • Company-based Internship:   
    • Applicant: for-profit company with operations in Ontario 

Project

  • Project-based, with clearly defined R&D activities, milestones, and outcomes to be completed within the Internship duration 

How to apply

To inquire about the program and to open an application, please complete a client intake form. An OCI Business Development Manager (BD) will contact you to discuss the opportunity and assist you.

Reference documentation (the Program Guidelines, the OCI Funding Agreement, the Eligible Expenditures Guide, the Full Proposal Questionnaire, the Letter of Support Template, and the Data and Information Sharing Protocol (DISP) documents) are available on the OVIN Resource Document Page.

 

Intake Form

Express your interest and see if this program is right for your business.