Type of Program:
Next Generation Network Program (NGNP) TalentEdge Internships provides support for current college and university students and recent undergraduate or Masters graduates, to work on industry-driven research and development projects related to Next Generation Network (NGN) technologies at Ontario-based SMEs using the Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks (CENGN) platform.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is $10,000 per four-month unit for eligible project costs, up to maximum of $60,000 (six units).
Minimum industry partner contribution is $10,000 ($5,000 cash plus $5,000 in-kind) per four-month unit.
Of the total $20,000 per unit, the intern MUST receive a minimum cash compensation of $15,000. The remainder may be used for direct project costs.
When It Ends:
Applicants must be:
Interns must be:
Applicants must complete the Eligibility Questionnaire when ready to apply for funding.
If the applicant/partner, intern and project meet the program eligibility criteria, they will be sent a link to OCI’s online application system, AccessOCI.
Applicants must complete the online application form and upload the required supporting documents
Companies that do not have a research partner or intern, or wish to find out more about NGNP or other OCI programs, should submit a generic Client Intake Form.
Applicants must submit: