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Accelerated Career Experience (ACE)

*The information on this webpage is subject to change without notice

Overview

ACE is an intensive, career launching 12 or 16-month elite internship program. This internship program is focused on matching top students with top employers offering top internships. It offers only a limited number of world-class internships that are hand picked by the Institute.

For detailed information about ACE, review the relevant information below carefully.


Application Forms and Links

Application links:

  • Make sure that you have your application package (CV, Cover Letter, Transcript) in a PDF form before you apply – you will be asked to upload an application package for each individual job.
  • Click on the respective links to apply to each position individually. Incomplete/late/email submissions will not be considered.

Company name

Job Title

Application Link

Pomerleau

Assistant gérant de projet

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JGQKSNH

Airbus

Planificateur de secteur /

Master Scheduler (H19_CSALP_03)

 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6SYJ76P

Airbus

Génie industriel - Capacité et balancement de ligne (H19_CSALP_19)

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6PKW32Q

Bombardier

CRJ - Project Engineering Intern (BCA_S19_82)

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RJ6MKH2

Bombardier

CRJ - IT – Software Engineering (BCA_S19_90)

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RW9HYNS

Bombardier

CRJ - Customer Account Manager (BCA_S19_88)

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RRDHZ73

Bombardier

CRJ - Structural Design Intern (BCA_S19_84)

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RTY663D


Policies:

  • Not all students who apply will be accepted; this is a highly competitive contest.
  • We recognize that students eagerly anticipate the release of their decision and would like to know as soon as possible. All admission decisions (accepted or not accepted) will be sent via email. As we receive record numbers of applications, we are unfortunately unable to reply to individual emails regarding the status of an application. Please allow a minimum of 15 business days AFTER THE FORMAL ADMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINE for the Co-op office to process your application.
  • You must be physically located in Montreal in the semester prior to your work term in order to attend interviews at the Co-op office and on-site with employers (i.e. you cannot be on exchange or travel)

The ACE program is currently available to all soon-to-be graduating students in the John Molson School of Business (JMSB) and the Gina Cody School for Engineering & Computer Science (GCS) at Concordia that have with a minimum GPA of 2.7 and who want to jump-start their career.  


ACE offers many particularities that are not available through normal (4 month) internships:

  • Students are placed in long term projects (12 or 16 months) that are strategic to the development of the host organization
  • They are an integrated and full member of a real life planning, management or production team
  • Students are provided with real life training and coaching that will allow them to grow professionally 
  • It will provide students a world class experience when they hit the job market
  • It will put them in a preferred situation for all jobs available at the host organization once they graduate

Work Term Criteria

  • Paid 
  • Minimum 35 hours a week
  • Duration can vary from 12 to 16 months 
  • All internships start in the summer term and will require to extend your studies by up to one year

Admission Type

You must apply to each position individually via the links provided below. Application packages must include 1 PDF file with you cover letter, CV and unofficial transcript. Format should be: Last name, First name.pdf


Undergraduate Student Eligibility and Policies

Eligibility:

  • Are registered in a full-time undergraduate program in the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science or John Molson School of Business
  • Have completed a minimum of 65 credits (i.e. 2nd and 3rd year students)
  • Have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 
  • Are proficient in either English, working knowledge of French will be considered an asset

Policies:  

  • Students must be available to work for 12 or 16 months (depending on the job requirements)
  • Students must return to school after their internship
  • Students cannot rescind an accepted job offer. A student that rescinds an accepted job offer will be immediately withdrawn and will not be eligible to re-apply to the program in a future admission term.
  • Students cannot take a leave of absence prior to the work term

International Student Policies


Fees

  • For information about fees, please visit the Fees webpage
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