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International Trainee Exchanges

The international trainee exchanges will help trainees foster new and diverse geographical and research perspectives, develop new skills, facilitate mentorship opportunities, and promote collaborations. IOC Research Centres willing to host a visiting trainee will propose broad areas of research for engagement of a visiting trainee. Training activities may include collaboration in a new project, peer-to-peer opportunities with fellow trainees, research team and mentorship meetings, research skill training, and social and networking opportunities. 

The trainee exchange program is limited to trainees who are supervised by a researcher at one of the 11 IOC Research Centres and must be hosted by a researcher at one of the IOC Research Centres, with a proposed visit duration of 4-6 weeks. Only one trainee per IOC Research Centre will be selected.

Apply for International Trainee Exchange

Applications include a trainee exchange application, a letter of intent with proposed budget, the trainee's CV, and letters of support from both the supervisor of the trainee and the supervisor at the host facility. Applications will be considered by the Training and Career Development Network Travel Scholarship Committee. The trainee exchange application form can be downloaded below. Please complete all components of the application and submit below.

The deadline to apply for the trainee exchange is: September 6, 2024.