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IMI is pleased to support the hiring needs of diverse organizations through our Programs.  Each IMI Program has dedicated employer relationship and student placement staff, available to assist with your hiring needs.

IMI Programs offer both co-op and internship hiring, as well as full-time recruitment from all of our professional programs.  Each Program also offers a full suite of hiring support services including:

  • Job development, posting and circulation
  • Application collection and distribution
  • Scheduling and coordination of interviews
  • Support throughout the onboarding process
  • Support at the mid-point and throughout the work-placement term for coop and internship students as well as host employers
  • Hosting customized recruitment events, including information sessions, fairs, networking sessions and more

For general IMI inquiries, please contact:

Claire Westgate, Manager, External Partnerships & Communications

Co-Op and Internship Hiring

IMI Graduate ProgramWork TermTerm LengthTypes of
Master of Biotechnology - Biopharmaceuticals
January to December
12 months
Market Access, Medical Affairs, Medical Information, Clinical Development, Health Economics and Drug re-imbursement, Regulatory Affairs, Operations, R&D and more
Nazeem Shamsuddin: nazeem.shamsuddin@utoronto.ca
Kinza Khan
Master of Biotechnology - Digital Health Technologies
May to April
12 months
Digital Initiatives, Customer & Market Insights, Health Economics / Medical Device, Statistical Scientist, Digital Incubator Supply Chain Analytics, Data Analyst, Medical Data and Information Solutions, Statistical Science Programmer and more
Nazeem: Shamsuddin: nazeem.shamsuddin@utoronto.ca
Kinza Khan
Master of Management of Innovation
May to August
4 months
Marketing, Business Development, Strategy, Project Management, Operations and more
Afrodite Cruz
Master of Management and Professional Accounting
January to April
4 months x 2 terms 
Accounting, Finance and more
Debbi Arnold
Sheel Webber
 Wesley Mack
Master of Science in Sustainability Management
May to August
4 months
Sustainability, Compliance, Government Relations, Communications, Marketing, Strategy, Research and more
Linnet Kocheril
Master of Urban Innovation
May to August
4 months
Urban Planning and Innovation, Policy, Economic Development, Government and more
Natasha Walli

Hiring Support

IMI is here to support both our students and our host employer partners throughout the hiring process. Here, we have provided some resources to enable you to both onboard and support your co-op and internship students, as well as your full-time hires.

Program Staff are available to help with all aspects of the hiring cycle – please do not hesitate to reach out for assistance.

Please feel welcome to reference our IMI Employer Guide to Remote Hiring and Supervision


IMI is pleased to provide a list of funding organizations that may be able to support you in hiring a student or new graduate.  We strive to keep this list updated on a regular basis.  Please also feel welcome to check with specific Programs for funding ideas relating to your individual sector or industry.

You are welcome to download our Funding Organizations for Employers.