Get Real-World Experience in Emerging Tech

Become a Summer Resident

The Student Residency Program spans 12 weeks and enables undergraduates and graduates from all backgrounds to work in a multidisciplinary context by turning ideas into practical solutions for startups and corporate stakeholders.

What You Gain

The residency will give you real-world experience working as part of a  multidisciplinary team on different mandates. You will learn innovation frameworks and expand your network with like-minded peers and industry leaders. 

12 Week Full Time Paid Internship
Immersive Curriculum & Workshops
Coaching from Experts

I learned how to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, and how to conceive of ideas in terms of real-world needs, practicality, and solutions.”

Kelly McManus, District 3 Resident

Our Program

Multidisciplinary Learning

Our thorough training equips you with the confidence and tools to work in a team and apply innovation techniques, including experimentation and development.

Tangible Work Experience

Get to work on real startup challenges and gain valuable skills to showcase and kickstart your career in the innovation and startup ecosystem.

Expert Support & Network

Access our experts for guidance throughout your residency, and grow your network with fellow peers from various disciplines.

Meet the Team


What do you look for in applicants?

You must be a current or recent graduate of a Montreal based university and available for 13 weeks on a full-time basis in the summer (May to July). We look for individuals who like to take on challenges, seek fresh perspectives, and want to be part of the new generation of innovation leaders. You will need to be comfortable with high levels of collaboration and a dynamically shifting work environment.

What is the duration of the Residency Program?

Our Residency Program spans 12 weeks in the summer.

Are these paid internships ?

Yes – all residents are paid bi-weekly.

Can I apply for the Residency Program if I am an international student?

The Summer Residency Program is considered to be an on-campus work opportunity. Please refer to the International Student Office to gain more information to confirm whether you are eligible to work in Canada with your current permit or visa.

Am I eligible to apply if I am not a Concordia student?

This year the Residency Program was open to students and recent graduates from all Montreal-based universities.