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GAIN A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: ACCELERATE YOUR INNOVATION STRATEGY WITH TOP TECHNICAL TALENT

Your organization needs top technical talent to deliver on your innovation strategy and drive your business forward. The MScAC program gives you a competitive edge through access to world-class graduate students who are trained to be ground-breaking tech innovators.

our Partners

MScAC works with the best in industry, from for-profit corporations, research institutions, hospitals and hospital networks, crown corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and more. These are the organizations that actively entrust the MScAC program to address their R&D and innovation goals.

Adobe AMD Balyasny Asset Management (BAM) Bank of Canada BenchSci BlueCat Bosch Canada CIBC Cohere Computer Modelling Group (CMG) CPP Investments Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Deloitte DNEG Ethoca Geotab Google Intuit Canada Kindred AI Layer 6 LG Electronics Loblaw Companies MDA Meta Microsoft Turing ModiFace NRC NVIDIA ODAIA Pearson Education Canada Pelmorex Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Recursion Roche Samsung Research Scotiabank Shopify SickKids Signal 1 Sinai Health System SOTI Tesla Thomson Reuters Toronto General Hospital Trillium Health Partners Ubisoft UHN Unilever Canada Unity Health Toronto Vanguard Vector Institute Waabi Xanadu
Adobe AMD Balyasny Asset Management (BAM) Bank of Canada BenchSci BlueCat Bosch Canada CIBC Cohere Computer Modelling Group (CMG) CPP Investments Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Deloitte DNEG Ethoca Geotab Google Intuit Canada Kindred AI Layer 6 LG Electronics Loblaw Companies MDA Meta Microsoft Turing ModiFace NRC NVIDIA ODAIA Pearson Education Canada Pelmorex Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Recursion Roche Samsung Research Scotiabank Shopify SickKids Signal 1 Sinai Health System SOTI Tesla Thomson Reuters Toronto General Hospital Trillium Health Partners Ubisoft UHN Unilever Canada Unity Health Toronto Vanguard Vector Institute Waabi Xanadu

Why MScAC

MScAC imposes a higher standard of creative and intellectual exploration than co-op study programs, giving you the competitive edge you are looking for

Hiring made simple – follow your own personalized hiring process while gaining access to world-class innovators who are trained to be industry-ready

Exclusive access to MScAC staff who will assist with onboarding, project development, and securing the best candidates for the applied research internship projects

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COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT GLOBALLY
450 +
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industry internships
Benefits to partners
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Since 2017, ModiFace has been one of MScAC's industry partners. With world-class academic training and support, the students have accomplished amazing results during their 8-month internships with us, which they carry on to their future careers.

Irene Jiang
Researcher, Vice President of AI at ModiFace, A L'Oréal Company

Not only is there great curation of the students who go in, but they’ve also had eight months of graduate-level teaching by some of the world’s best professors in this field and there’s an eight-month internship that gives them an opportunity to continue to collaborate with professors at U of T.

Tomi Poutanen
Chief Executive Officer at Signal 1

Top-tier Talent and
Applied Research

An average of 1 in 6 applicants are accepted into the MScAC program, with nearly all students having professional experience prior to joining the program

MScAC students receive 8-months of graduate training in various areas of applied computing from the University of Toronto's world-leading faculty before starting their internships

MScAC graduate students ready to hit the ground running, championing innovative approaches and able to lead projects from initiation to completion

MScAC graduate students receive rigorous training in technical entrepreneurship and communications in computer science, providing them with the full skill set needed for on-the-job success

In addition to graduate courses in computer science, MScAC students also take courses relevant to their concentration. The MScAC program’s concentrations include Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, Computer Science, Data Science, Data Science for Biology, and Quantum Computing

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Partnerships Team

Each graduate student in the Master of Science in Applied Computing program (MScAC) takes part in an 8-month internship (May to December) that must include a substantial applied research component. 

The MScAC graduate program imposes a much higher standard of creative or intellectual exploration than would normally be encountered in a co-op study program or a paid work experience program. 

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Internship opportunity submission to MScAC & review
Interviews & recruitment
MScAC Internship Expo
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Internship opportunities must be formally vetted by the MScAC program prior to being promoted to MScAC students. Contact the MScAC Partnerships team at partners@mscac.utoronto.ca for more information. 

Daniel Giovannini

Associate Director, MScAC Partnerships

Daniele Chirico

Research and Business Development Officer

Maurizio Ficocelli

Research and Business Development Officer

Sulav Sharma

Research and Business Development Officer

Murtuza Rajkotwala

Partnerships and Applied Research Associate