Launching this summer in partnership with AI Launch Lab and Mitacs, the AI ​​Accelerator Program represents the next step in R&D program initiatives, providing students with the opportunity to work on real-world projects. The new 8-week online program provides the tools and exposure needed to enable students from all disciplines to launch their careers in AI. In addition, the program could be followed by a paid internship by Mitacs in collaboration with organizations or companies.

*As this unique opportunity is new, the number of paid internships available is limited at this time.

The 8-week AI Accelerator Program starts Saturday, June 22, 2024. Many of the meetings will be virtual and take place from 10:00 AM-1:30 PM on Saturdays. Once registered, further information about the schedule and activity details will be provided.


AI Cohort Kick-off and brief orientation session on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Why join?

  • Create your own AI project with fellow students
  • Work alongside AI experts
  • Delve into diverse AI topics
  • Explore ethical considerations
  • Present your AI project with your team
  • Kickstart a career in AI, with professional mentorship
Program Overview

Program Timeline 

Week 1:

  • Orientation and introduction to self-learning tools
  • Introduction to AI, Machine Learning and Ethical AI

Weeks 2 – 8:

  • Through workshops covering a wide range of AI topics like data manipulation, fundamental machine learning models, deep learning, reinforcement learning, AI ethics and other advanced topics, you will have the opportunity to learn about AI and how to apply it.
  • Using your new AI skills, you’ll have the chance to embark on your very own AI project alongside your team.
  • Along the way, you will have support from AI specialists to help guide you in exploring new tools.
  • Upon completing the program, you will be required to present your project and learnings.
Additional Information:


  • Workshops will be given in English
  • All workshops are interactive and include Q&A sessions
  • The duration of each workshop is approximately 3 to 3.5 hours

* During the workshop on each Saturday, students will have an opportunity to collaborate with their teammates to work on their AI project.

If you were wondering whether AI is everywhere, it is! The skills that you gain from AI training programs are applicable to almost any field and give you the opportunity to gain real experience.

This program aims to fill that gap by helping CÉGEP students. If you apply now, you are taking a step forward to get ahead in your industry.

Don’t miss your chance!

AI Accelerator Programs Summer 2024 Application:


Last Modified: May 17, 2024