Graduate Internship Pathway

This pathway is open to international students with a master's degree or doctoral degree from a Manitoba post-secondary institution who are registered in internships that contribute to innovation in the province. Graduates who have completed an Accelerate or Elevate internship with Mitacs in Manitoba may apply to the program immediately upon graduation, with or without a job offer. 

NOTE: Attending an information session is required before you submit an Expression of Interest to the MPNP.


Completed a master or doctoral degree program in Manitoba within the past 3 years

Official Languages Proficiency

Minimum CLB/NCLC 7 (or equivalent)

Internship in Manitoba

Completed a Mitacs Elevate or Accelerate (including Accelerate Entrepreneur) internship with an eligible industry and research enterprise in Manitoba

Employment in Manitoba

Applicants are not required to have a job offer at the time of application

Settlement Funds

Applicant must demonstrate liquid funds equivalent to Low Income Cut-Off (LICO) requirements for independent financial resources for a six-month period.



Applicant must be employed in a full-time, long-term position in Manitoba.


Applicant must be residing in Manitoba at the time of application.

Applicant must show the intent to continue to reside in Manitoba after nomination, including the submission of a Career Employment Plan demonstrating opportunities for a successful career track in Manitoba.