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Research Internship Program

Each year, the CRFM offers two graduate-level students the opportunity to perform a 10-week internship in Saskatchewan to carry out field work connected with their research.

The internship is also open to community researchers with independent research experience.

The internship, which takes place between May and August, is paid to a maximum of $5,000.

N.B.: Travel costs for candidates from outside Saskatchewan are not covered by the CRFM. A number of universities and governments offer travel bursaries.



To be admissible, projects must focus on a topic related to one of the following research areas:

  • Community engagement and development
  • Cultural and national inclusion and differentiation
  • Transmission and expansion of heritage
  • Language, socialization, and learning

Projects must also:

  • Include an empirical component with a population or community organization (may also include archival research);
  • Include a partnership with a community organization (in development, but to be anticipated);
  • Begin with the student’s own research question and expand to include a question relevant to the community or organization.

In addition, projects must meet the University of Regina’s research ethics requirements. The offer will be conditional upon approval by the research ethics committee.



  • Candidates with Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status; 
  • Master’s or doctoral level students whose research topic aligns with the CRFM’s research areas and who can benefit from community immersion;
  • Community researchers with independent research experience.

Interns will receive:

  • Community contacts from the CRFM;
  • Logistical support from La Cité universitaire francophone;
  • Work space;
  • Opportunities to discuss and present their research;
  • Interns will also become associate members of the CRFM until they receive their degree.

Interns agree to:

  • Write a report summarizing the results of the research undertaken during the internship;
  • Present a public lecture at La Cité and/or in the community;
  • Write and submit an academic work (lecture, article, research note);
  • Submit the subsequent results of their research (dissertation, thesis, articles, etc.) to the CRFM.



Candidates should submit their application form and letter of intent to the CRFM ( Questions may be addressed to the CRFM at the same address.

Please note that the Internship Program is subject to funding.

To apply, download and complete the form.

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