Queen's University Internship Program (QUIP)
Queen's University Internship Program allows qualified students the opportunity to pursue career related positions for 12 or 16 months after completion of their second or third year of study at Queen’s. The program is open to domestic and international students in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of Arts and Science, and School of Computing.
Job openings under this program are posted by Career Services throughout the year. In addition to the industrial experience for which the intern earns a salary, the Program includes prior workshops on resume preparation, interviewing, work performance, and employer expectations.
Successful completion of the program requires submission of a formal report or presentation, and a satisfactory assessment of the intern’s performance by the Employer.
Physics & Astronomy Students
(Faculty of Arts & Science)
Students are eligible to earn additional internship credits, making them eligible for a Bachelor of Arts (or Science) degree with a professional internship designation that will appear on their transcript and diploma. The program will consist of the current BAH or BScH program requirements plus additional courses totaling 6.0 units, INTN 301/1.5, INTN 302/1.5 and INTN 303/3.0. During the internship, students may optionally pursue a further 3.0 - 9.0 units of independent study which may be used as academic credit towards their Major or Specialization Plan requirements, or towards the elective requirements of the degree program, at the discretion of the student’s home department.
(Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science)
As an Engineering and Applied Science student, you will enroll in courses APSC 301, 302, 303 and 304 - Professional Internship, for which you will receive academic credit. The academic weight of these courses total 6 units, they do not replace required courses. Courses 302 and 303 carry tuition fee of 3.0 units per course and the tuition for them is due September 1st. You are required to complete a work term report or seminar for evaluation at the end of your placement as well as successful employer evaluations after four, eight and twelve months. Your diploma will read: Bachelor of Applied Science, with Professional Internship.
For more information on QUIP for both Physics & Astronomy students and Engineering Physics students, please visit Queen's Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP)