GS 505

Multi-Disciplinary Research Internship

Units: 1.5

Courses may be offered between academic units through the Faculty of Graduate Studies.This multi-disciplinary course provides supervised opportunities for students to work on applied research projects in collaboration with community organizations. Research questions and project topics posed by the community partners allow students to make a difference by addressing issues of concern in our society. Students will meet weekly as a group with the course instructor to discuss topics in civically-engaged research. Students will also meet individually with a supervisor from the community partner to plan and conduct a research project.


  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics.
  • Students must seek prior approval from their supervisory committee and graduate adviser for inclusion of this course in their graduate program, although they will be permitted to register in it as "extra" to their program.
  • Proposals for these courses must include approval by the funding academic unit(s) before being submitted to the Dean of Graduate Studies for final approval.
  • Proposal forms and detailed instructions are available through the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Graduate course in the Graduate Studies by Special Arrangement program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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