L’Alternance travail-études (ATE)

Pedagogical Counselor
Amy Soulis
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L’Alternance travail-études (ATE) is an optional program that provides students with an opportunity to gain practical experience in their chosen field. Students who participate in the program complete two paid work terms of 8 to 12 weeks. The work terms take place in the summer following first and second years.

Participating Programs

Programs offering the ATE option are:


  • internships are paid
  • gain relevant work experience
  • learn what working in the field is like
  • connect with employers and develop your professional network


  • eligible employers receive a tax credit for intern and supervisor wages
  • ensure students are learning and developing the skills the industry needs
  • interns can bring new ideas and energy to your team

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Last Modified: September 8, 2022