ABOUT THE PROGRAM

GIVE YOUR RESEARCH AN ADDITIONAL PUSH IN THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

  • Help your students promote technology transfer of your work
  • Gain exposure and emphasize the industrial relevance of your projects
  • Enhance your students skillsets

The Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program is an NSERC-funded initiative that supports the training of highly-qualified students and postdoctoral fellows. Its main goal is to help graduate students transition smoothly into the Canadian workforce.

The AeroCREATE Program is the CREATE initiative for Aerospace design and manufacturing.

AeroCREATE builds on the solid foundation of a student’s research capabilities, and integrates corporate-level training in professional development and leadership skills through courses, workshops, and internships.

AeroCREATE COURSES

  • Professional training is provided by industry engineers and managers
  • Here’s a sample of typical courses offered through the program
Composite Materials in Aerospace
Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace
Advanced Materials in Aerospace
Advanced Robotics in Aerospace
Manufacturing Systems & Processes
Aerospace Coatings
Aerospace Business & Strategy
Operational Excellence in Aerospace
Aviation Regulation & Certification
Program Management in Aerospace
Managing a Complex Supply Chain in a Competitive Environment
Self-management skills for Self-leadership
Leading/Motivating Teams
Communication Skills

·       Writing

·       Presenting

·       Networking

Project Management Skills
ABOUT COURSES AGENDA FOR CURRENT AEROCREATE STUDENTS
SUPPORT A CANDIDATE

I WANT TO RECOMMEND A STUDENT

Students who wish to participate in the program need to complete an application form. This application needs to be supported by their supervisor*

*or another professor in exceptional cases.

Recommend your most talented students

You can recommend AeroCREATE to your most talented students, and refer them to the application form they need to complete.

Students should first complete their sections of the application form, and then bring their completed form to you. Then, you complete the section explaining why you recommend them.

Program and application information and for students is located in the Student section of the website. The next application period will open in summer/fall 2016.

Student Eligibility Criteria

  • Student research must be in the area of aerospace manufacturing and design
  • Student must be in one of the participating universities: Concordia, ETS, Laval, École Polytechnique, McGill
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident only (Permanent Resident application in-process also OK)
  • Bilingual (French/English) language skills preferred