Summer Internships in Quantum Science and Technology

The Institut Quantique at the Université de Sherbrooke invites applications for a summer undergraduate internship program in quantum science. We are aiming to recruit talented undergraduate students from across Canada with an interest in quantum physics or engineering.

About us

The Institut Quantique (IQ) is a research institute at the Université de Sherbrooke that focuses on quantum science and technologies. We bring together experts in quantum materials, quantum information and quantum engineering with the aim of performing top-quality fundamental research and developing the quantum technologies of the future. Students at the IQ have access to state-of-the-art experimental and computational infrastructure.

A list of undergraduate research projects available at the IQ can be found at

About the internships

  • Paid 4-month internships in experimental or theoretical quantum science
  • Participation in summer schools and workshops is encouraged
  • Interns are invited to pursue French language courses in parallel


Candidates should be in their 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate studies in physics or engineering and have strong academic performance (average GPA of 3.0 or higher).

The Université de Sherbrooke values diversity, equality and employment equity, and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, in particular women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Preference will be given to citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for an internship project in particular, please contact the associated IQ researcher. Include with your inquiry an up-to-date CV and an unofficial university transcript.

Applications should be received before February 16, 2018.

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